Wednesday 26.04.2023 at 6pm Concert Hall
Kuopio Symphony Orchestra
Grand youth project choir & vocal and instrumental groups
Atso Almila, conductor
Anna Voutilainen-Veijonen, representer
Programme by the visiting vocal and instrumental ensembles from Finnish upper secondary schools specializing in music, theatre and dance
Jean Sibelius: Spring Song Op. 16
Jussi Chydenius: Summer Cantata
Jukka Kuoppamäki: Sininen ja valkoinen (Finnish song, free translation Blue and White)
In Spring 2023 Lumit, the Kuopio upper secondary school specializing in music, theatre and dance will host the National Days of the Upper Secondary Schools of Arts in Finland on 25-26 April, 2023. The event will be held at the new premises of Lumit. All 13 Upper Secondary Schools of Arts in Finland with over 1.600 students all together will be invited to attend the event.
The National Days will end with a joyful concert with the Kuopio Symphony Orchestra and conductor Atso Almila. In the beginning we will hear performances by choirs from various upper secondary schools of arts from different parts of Finland. The Summer Cantata based on poems by Eino Leino and composed by Jussi Chydenius will introduce the orchestra with a grand youth choir combining singers from different youth choirs. We will also enjoy music by Jean Sibelius and Jukka Kuoppamäki. The students will also be playing in the orchestra together with the professional musicians of the KSO.
Produced by the Kuopio Symphony Orchestra
Tickets: 25 € / 20 € senior citizens and groups min. 20 persons / 11 € children under 16 and students
Discount ticket for the KSO Spring 2023 Season Ticket Customer: 10 € (max. 2 discount tickets / Season Ticket)
Prices include the Kuopio Music Centre service fee 2 € / ticket. The service fees vary depending on the place of purchase.