Friday 23.11.2018 19.00 Season concert 8
25/19/11€ Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinium 2018-2019 Silver 2018-2019
Friday 23.11.2018 19.00 25/19/11€ Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinium 2018-2019 Silver 2018-2019

Italian Christmas with “The Queen of the Baroque violin”

The British Baroque violinist and director Rachel Podger, provides a rich vista on Italian Baroque music with a selection of both well-known and lesser-known composers. Christmas is coming fast, with a number of Baroque Christmas works on the programme.

Rachel Podger, “The Queen of the Baroque violin” (The Sunday Times), has established herself as a leading interpreter of the Baroque and Classical music periods. She was the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Royal Academy of Music Bach Prize in 2015 and she is the 2018 Gramophone Artist of the Year. A creative programmer she is the founder and Artistic Director of Brecon Baroque Festival and her ensemble Brecon Baroque.

Further information of Rachel Podger



Open Final Rehearsal


Come and see how the orchestra works to prepare the evenings concert. The open final rehearsals begin at 10 am and end at 1 pm. You may also leave at the break, which begins at 11.20 am. An introduction is given in the foyer of the Espoo Cultural Centre at 9.50 am. Admission free.

Giuseppe Antonio Brescianello

Symphony in F major

Giuseppe Torelli

Christmas Concerto in G minor

Antonio Vivaldi

Violin Concerto "Il Riposo per il Santissimo Natale"

Francesco Manfredini

Christmas Concerto in C major

Francesco Geminiani

Concerto grosso No. 12 "La Folia"

Lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri

Pastoral Concerto in D major

Arcangelo Corelli

Christmas Concerto in G minor

After-Concert Sessions

c. 21.00

The Friends of Tapiola Sinfonietta is interviewing Rachel Podger. Admission free.


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