Organ Night & Aria Festival 2nd June to 25th August 2022

Organ Night and Aria Festival delivers a broad range of classical music events on Thursday evenings throughout the summer in the mediaeval stone church of Espoo. A historic milieu along the Espoonjoki River and late summer evenings foster a splendid ambience for high standard concerts featuring leading Finnish and international artists. The opera singer Tuomas Katajala is serving as Artistic Director of the festival in 2022.

“We want to offer you intimate lied concerts, guest orchestras, choirs and top international artists at our summer concerts in the medieval setting of Espoo Cathedral. I hope our concerts will provide you with comfort, strength and moments of inspiration. Without interaction with the audience, the art would not be so meaningful for us all.”Tuomas Katajala, Artistic director

Program

Thu 11.8.2022 at 21
Opera Gospel

The singers of The Finnish National Opera are flexible in what comes to new challenges. The gospel repertoire in the Organ Night and Aria festival is the singers' latest territorial takeover. Enjoy the energy of communality!

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Thu 18.8.2022 at 21
Monologue Opera “Ilona Irti”

Soprano Aurora Marthens and Trio Roozeman perform Timo-Juhani Kyllönen's and Leena Lehtolainen's Monology Opera addressing the life and roles of women in today's society.

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Thu 25.8.2022 at 21
Finnish Baroque Orchestra

Violinist Kreeta-Maria Kentala and The Finnish Baroque Orchestra perform Georg Friedrich Händel's Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks, as well as Johann Sebastian Bach's orchestral series. The concert is a part of the City of Espoo's 50th anniversary celebrations.

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