G.Meyerbeer: L´etoile du Nord – The North Star (s. 1854-56)

Kokkola Kampushalli 20.7.2017 & 21.7.2017 at 7 p.m. 
Helsinki Musiikkitalo 11.11.2017 at 7 p.m. (Tickets: ticketmaster.fi)

“Finally in Finland: a masterpiece of French Grand Opéra, G. Meyerbeer: The North Star” (1854-56)

The North Star was in it´s day a popular French romantic opera, depicting Finns by the Bay of Vyborg amidst power struggles between Russia and Sweden. The heroine is Katariina, a lady from Vyborg who manages to create peace in the entire Gulf of Finland!

“THE FINNISH PREMIERE OF A MASTERPIECE OF ROMANTIC OPERA, WITH A STORYLINE TAKING PLACE IN RUSSIAN DOMINATED FINLAND.”

 

Assistant Conductor: Ansi Verwey von Fleckenstein (Director of vocal studies, Conductor in Basel- Jesus Christ Superstar & Carousel 2016-2017 & Wagner Shows with piano, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, München..)
Chorus master: Chloe Dufresne (Sibelius Academy Conducting Class)
Correpetition: Pia Värri (Paris CSN)
Director: Maria Sid (Stockholm)

Choreography: Marko Keränen ( Helsinki, Oulu)
Images: Juha Mustanoja (Helsinki), Rasmus Vuori (New York, Helsinki Aalto University)
Lightning: Joonas Tikkanen

Soloists:

Peter Achren (Stockholm, Malmö, Göteborg)
Robert Mcloud (Helsinki FNO,)
Robin Turunen (Helsinki, Jakobstad)

Choir

Maiju Heikkilä
Terttu Iso-Oja
Kirsi Tunkkari
Richard Lounds

Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, Military Band

The North Star opera chorus consists of singing students from Centria, Novia, The Sibelius Academy and Metropolia, working alongside professional singers.

Tickets: Offer for groups (minimum 10 people)

49€ Normal. group

(Normal prices 55€, 45€, 25€)
School students aged 7-19 years free, this offer is permanent!

Lipputoimisto.fi and groups 040 032 9425