Mozart and Salieri meet in Rovaniemi

1185175_10151857719561508_946886250_nTwo ingenious composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri, meet in Korundi House of Culture in Rovaniemi!

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s about a 45-minute-long opera based on Alexander Puškin’s play tells one version of Mozart’s last night: what drove him in to premature death only in the age of 35?

Soloists in the opera are soprano Laura Pyrrö (Mozart) and baritone Jouni Kokora (Salieri). Anselmi Hirvonen is responsible for the direction, and well-known Lapland Chamber Orchestra is conducted by John Storgårds.

There are two performances: on Wednesday 25th of September and Thursday 26th of September, both at 7 pm in Korundi House of Culture’s Korundi Hall.

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