Concert flyer

Musicians of the King's Road, baroque orchestra

Tuuli Lindeberg, Cleopatra
Teppo Lampela, Marc'Antonio
Ville Saukkonen, direction
Sami Saikkonen, dance
Hanna Hakkarainen, costumes
Timo Ollila, projections, lights and decor

Johann Adolf Hasse:
Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra

- First performance in Finland on period instruments

Åbo Svenska Teater
Thursday 8 February, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Following performances:
Friday 9 February, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Saturday 10 February, 2018 at 6 p.m.




Normal price 35/30/25/20
Pensioners 33/28/23/18
Students, youth 30/25/20/15
+ possible service fee

Advance booking:
Åbo Svenska Teater box office, open Tuesday-Saturday 12-18 and one hour prior to performance start time, phone (02) 277 7377


Past concerts


Musicians of the King's Road

Tuuli Lindeberg, soprano

Johann Adolph Hasse:
Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra

- Morte col fiero aspetto
- Lascia, Antonio - Quel candido armellino
- A Dio trono

Naantalin Kaivohuone
Tuesday 16 May, 2017 at 6 p.m.

Private occasion


Musicians of the King's Road, a cappella

Jonas Rannila, conductor

Martti Anttila, Evangelist
Sampo Haapaniemi, Jesus

Passion mass
Heikki Rainio, priest serving in the worship

"Earliest Passion stories in the world"
- Three historical performances in Finland celebrating
St Matthew Passion 500 years

Johann Walter:
St Matthew Passion

Ristinpuussa Golgatalla (Stabat Mater dolorosa), Benjamin Sporon (1778)
Jeesus Kristus, elämämme, Johannes von Jenstein (ca 1400)
Oi Jumalan Karitsa (Agnus dei), Nicolaus Decius (ca 1522)
Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin, Johann Walter (1524)
Wir gleuben all an einen Gott, Johann Walter (1524)
On autuas, ken Jeesusta (Jesu dulcis memoria), Bartholomäus Gesius (1603)

Johann Walter was a follower and a close collaborator of the reformer Martin Luther. He composed the earliest version of the Lutheran passion story.

Turku Cathedral
Saturday 20 May, 2017 at 6 p.m.



Free admission

The mass was recorded by
TV7 programme archive



Public lecture – Christian Priesmeier: Family heritage of the Reformer – Martin Luther and his descendants

Musicians of the King’s Road has invited a descendant of Martin Luther to Finland to lecture on the Reformer and his heritage.

Katedralskolan i Åbo
Vanha Suurtori, Turku
at 3 p.m.

In co-operation with: Mikael Agricola Society


Free parking
We offer the lecture audience free parking in the schoolyard (entrance via Nunnankatu). Please notice that the gates of the schoolyard will be closed 30 minutes after the lecture has finished. All cars must be driven out by then.



Musicians of the King's Road
Jonas Rannila, conductor

Volter Kilpi Kustavissa

Christoph Demantius:
St John Passion

Johann Sebastian Bach:
Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227

Christoph Demantius lived the same years as Claudio Monteverdi. This year, 450 years have passed since the birth of the two composers.
A rarely-heard St John Passion and an iconic motet by Bach will be performed at this late night concert in the church of Kustavi.

Kustavi church
Kivimaantie 30, Kustavi
Saturday 15 July, 2017 at 9 p.m.



Tickets: 20 €

Advance booking:







Musicians of the King's Road, baroque orchestra

Robert King (The King’s Consort, UK)

Irma Niskanen, concertmaster

Anna Immonen, soprano

Georg Friedrich Händel:
Water Music
- Complete orchestral suites

Ouverture Serse (Xerxes)
Aria: Di, cor mio, quanto t'amai (Alcina)
Aria: Angels, ever bright and fair (Theodora)
Aria: My vengeance awakes me (Athalia)

In 2017, 300 years will have passed since the premiere of the Water Music by Händel, performed on the river Thames. To celebrate this anniversary, Musicians of the King's Road will perform the complete orchestral suites on the date of their
historical performance, 17 July.

The concert will be conducted by the legendary baroque conductor and founder of The King’s Consort, Robert King.

VPK-talo, Eskelinkatu 5, Turku
Monday 17 July, 2017 at 8 p.m.



Tickets: 37 € + possible service fee

Sold out

Advance booking:
Tickets can also be booked in advance directly from the Musicians of the King's Road:
info [at] kuninkaantienmuusikot [dot] fi or by phone 0400 495 935.

In co-operation with:



Musicians of the King's Road

Eberhard Maldfeld, tromba marina

Irma Niskanen, concertmaster

Head start to the Night of the Arts

"The most peculiar instrument in the world"

- The concert series that presents rare historical instruments continues.

Jean-Baptiste Lully:
Marche de Savoye

Jean-Baptiste Prin:
Concert de Trompette ~ Haubois et Viollons ~ 1724
Marche de Triomphe – Marche Deuxième

Christian Gottfried Telonius:
No 13 Concerto a 5

Jean-Pierre Freillon-Poncein
Menuet – Gay
Menuet d'Hautbois qui suit le Bruits de Guerre – Gay

Jean-Baptiste Lully:
Psyché – Cinquième Acte, Scène Dernière, Rondeau des Enseignes (1678)
Proserpine – 5ème Acte, Scène VI et Dernière, Prelude

Jean-Baptiste Prin:
Deuxième Concert de Trompette ~ Haubois et Viollons ~ 1724

Concert à Versailles
Musiques du Premier et du Deuxième Concert

Turku Cathedral
Wednesday 16 August, 2017 at 8 p.m.



Tickets: 25 € + possible service fee

Advance booking:

Turku Cathedral information, phone +358 40 341 7100


Musicians of the King's Road

Aurora Marthens, soprano

Old Academy Building in Turku 200 years

Afternoon matinée

Concert and exhibition "Old Academy Building 200"
- After the concert, it is possible to visit the exhibition presenting the history of the Old Academy Building

Old Academy Building, Ceremonial Hall
Rothoviuksenkatu 2, Turku
Sunday 5 November, 2017 at approx. 14.15, doors open at 14.00

Tickets: 10 €

- Available on the door
- The exhibition is free of charge



Old Academy Building in Turku 200 years

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Working committee for the Old Academy Building 200-celebration:

National Archives of Finland, Turku Court of Appeal, University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Cathedral Chapter of the Archdiocese of Turku, City of Turku, Turku Museum Centre, Turku City Library, Finnish National Gallery, Senate Properties, Turku Historical Society, Musicians of the King's Road, Turku and Kaarina Parish Union