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2.4.2021
18:00
Tickets from Ticketmaster, including service fee: 25 € / 20 € / 15 €

Duration 75 minutes, no intermission. Doors open at 5:30 pm.

Silent Music: Portraits of Silence

UMO Helsinki, cond. Anna-Maria Helsing, soloist Mirja Mäkelä

Replaced: Thu 9th April 2020 at 1 pm // Musiikkitalo, Paavo Hall, Helsinki
Rescheduled: Fri 10th April 2020 >> Fri 2nd April 2021 at 6 pm // Mikael Agricola church, Helsinki


2.4.2021
18:00
Tickets from Ticketmaster, including service fee: 25 € / 20 € / 15 €

Duration 75 minutes, no intermission. Doors open at 5:30 pm.

Holy Thursday’s 9.4. concert in Musiikkitalo will be replaced with another concert in November 25th. Note: orchestra’s line-up and soloist as well as programme will change to UMO Helsinki Ensemble feat. Annimaria Rinne: Great American Songbook. The tickets remain valid for the new concert date! If you want to cancel and return your tickets, you can do it via Ticketmaster.fi and the ticket price will be refunded. This may take several weeks.

Good Friday’s 10.4. concert at Mikael Agricola church is confirmed to be rescheduled to Good Friday 2nd April 2021. The tickets remain valid for the new concert date! If you want to cancel and return your tickets, you can do it via Ticketmaster.fi until 14th April and the ticket price will be refunded. This may take several weeks.

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The Easter traditions of the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra will continue in spring 2021 with Good Friday’s  concert at Mikael Agricola church.

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra, vocalist Mirja Mäkelä and Anna-Maria Helsing, who debuts as conductor of the orchestra, interpret Outi Tarkiainen’s compositions from the albums Unpainted Portraits and Into the Woodland Silence. The compositions combine the archaic of the North, the unpredictability of contemporary music, and the poetry that bring the listeners into the intimate atmosphere of the Holy Week. The unique concerts  move freely within the fields of jazz and contemporary music, framed by the strong solo performances of the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra’s musicians.

Conductor Anna-Maria Helsing (b. 1971) has conducted almost all of the major Nordic orchestras and she has also made an outstanding career in the international orchestra field. She has worked e.g. as the artistic director of Oulu Philharmonic and is appointed as a Principal Guest Conductor of BBC Concert Orchestra in London. www.annamariahelsing.com

Mirja Mäkelä (b. 1968) has long been at the forefront of Finnish jazz singers. She has created her own style as a jazz singer and composer. Mäkelä has led her own bands for over 20 years, sung as the soloist with several jazz musicians and jazz bands, and released three solo albums. jazzfinland.fi/artisti/mirja-makela

Outi Tarkiainen (b. 1985) is one of the most interesting composers of her generation. Tarkiainen has composed orchestral, vocal, chamber and solo music, works for orchestras and soloists, and music for jazz orchestras. In Tarkiainen’s compositions, classical music and the tradition of jazz live in innovative interaction. www.outitarkiainen.fi

 

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