Takaisin

Secrets of the military bands disbanded in 1918



Tickets:
EUR 17.50/11 (Ticketmaster)
Wed 31 Jan at 19.00
Sonore, Music Centre


In this concert, the Academy Brass, wind band conducting students of the Sibelius Academy and Taavi Oramo, vocals, perform gems from the archives of Finnish military bands that were disbanded in 1918. The greatest hits of the Reds and the Whites meet in this mishmash of material from military bands that were hugely popular in their day. Military bands were important vehicles for importing foreign musical influences to Finland in the 19th century, and their outdoor concerts, most famously those on Esplanadi in Helsinki, featured everything from Beethoven’s Egmont Overture to contemporary marches. As for the bands of the Reds...

Academy Brass, cond. wind band conducting students of the Sibelius Academy
Taavi Oramo, vocals

Petri Komulainen, director

DURATION: 1 h
BREAK: no

Further information

Arturo Alvarado
050 4420740
arturo.alvarado@uniarts.fi