Estonia and Finland 200 gala concert

ESTONIA AND FINLAND 200
November 25, 2017 at 18.00 in Helsinki Musiikkitalo

Conductor: Vello Pähn
Soloists: Heli Veskus (soprano), Suvi Väyrynen (soprano), Helen Lokuta (mezzosoprano), Jyrki Anttila (tenor), Khachatur Badalyan (tenor), Rauno Elp (baritone), Waltteri Torikka (baritone), Priit Volmer (bass), Jaakko Ryhänen (bass), Alena Shkatula (ballet soloist), Kealan McLaughlin (ballet soloist), Estonian National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Estonian National Ballet
Stage Director: Mart Mikk
Lighting Designer: Rasmus Rembel
Video: Kalev Timuska
Chorus Master: Elmo Tiisvald
Choreogrpahers: Toomas Edur, Marina Kesler
Pianists-Repetiteurs: Jaanika Rand-Sirp, Tarmo Eespere

The evening is hosted by Riikka Holopainen and Mart Mikk

Part 1

Fredrik Pacius “Our Land” / “My Fatherland”
Estonian National Opera Chorus

“Forging of the Swords” from Eugen Kapp’s ballet “Kalevipoeg”
Estonian National Ballet

Olav’s aria from Evald Aav’s opera “The Vikings”
Rauno Elp

“The Chorus of Warriors” from Evald Aav’s opera “The Vikings”
Estonian National Opera Chorus

Oskar Merikanto’s “At Sea”
Jaakko Ryhänen

“Liversea Witches’ Dance” from Eduard Tubin’s ballet “The Goblin”
Estonian National Ballet

Yeoman’s monologue from Aulis Sallinen’s opera “The Horseman”
Waltteri Torikka

Duet of Maija and Antti from Leevi Madetoja’s opera “The Ostrobothnians”
Heli Veskus, Jyrki Anttila

Erna’s aria from Tõnu Kõrvits’ opera “Butterfly”
Helen Lokuta

Jean Sibelius’ “Valse triste”
Marita Weinrank, male dancers of the Estonian National ballet

“Scene at the Inn” from Gustav Ernesaks’ opera “The Coast of Storms”
Jyrki Anttila, Priit Volmer, Male Chorus of the Estonian National Opera

Part 2

Werther’s aria from Jules Massenet’s opera “Werther”
Khachatur Badalyan

Marie’s aria from Gaetano Donizetti’s opera “La fille du régiment”
Suvi Väyrynen, Male Chorus of the Estonian National Opera

“Pari intervallo” from Toomas Edur’s ballet “Silent Monologues”
Music: Arvo Pärt
Alena Shkatula, Kealan McLaughlin, Eda Peäske (harp)

Escamillo’s couplet from Georges Bizet’s opera “Carmen”
Waltteri Torikka, Estonian National Opera Chorus

Adriana’s aria from Francesco Cilea’s opera “Adriana Lecouvreur”
Heli Veskus

Daland’s aria from Richard Wagner’s opera “The Flying Dutchman”
Jaakko Ryhänen

Duet of Gilda and the Duke from Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Rigoletto”
Suvi Väyrynen, Khachatur Badalyan

Adagio from Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s ballet “Swan Lake”
Alena Shkatula, Kealan McLaughlin, Estonian National Ballet

Duet of Zerlina and Don Giovanni from W. A. Mozart’s opera “Don Giovanni”
Suvi Väyrynen, Heli Veskus, Helen Lokuta, Rauno Elp, Waltteri Torikka, Priit Volmer, Jaakko Ryhänen

Sextet from Jacques Offenbach’s opera “Les Contes d’Hoffmann”
Suvi Väyrynen, Helen Lokuta, Khachatur Badalyan, Jan Oja, Rauno Elp, Waltteri Torikka, Priit Volmer, Estonian National Opera Chorus

Dates

  • S, 25 November 2017 / 18:00

    Helsinki Musiikkitalo

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