The Voice of Aino at Lahti Sibelius Festival 9.9.

The Voice of Aino -performance opens up a new perspective to life beside a great artist and Finland’s national composer, Jean Sibelius.
About an-hour-long performance consists of Jean Sibelius’s solo songs and Aino Sibelius’s letters to her husband, including excerpts from her diaries.
Many of Sibelius’s most popular compostitions are heard, for example “Var det en dröm?”, “Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings möte” and “Demanten på marssnön”, but also some more rare songs are included, like “Kyssen”, “Jag är ett träd” and “Hertig Magnus”.
The part of Aino is performed by actress Tiia Louste, soprano Laura Pyrrö sings the songs and Tiina Korhonen plays the piano. The performance is directed by Kari Heiskanen.
The Voice of Aino had it’s premiere in Savonlinna Hall summer 2009, and since then it has been performed in Jyväskylä Summer city festival, Oulainen Music Weeks, The New Pavilion in Kauniainen and The Finland Institute in Stockholm, Sweden among many other occasions.
The concert starts at 11:00 am and gives a closure to the festival.
Further information: www.sinfonialahti.fi/sibelius/fi