Musicians of the King's Road

Medieval Turku in the Cathedral


Musicians of the King's Road & Dominique Visse

Su la cetra amorosa



Dominique Visse is one of the most well-known and distinctive counter tenors in the world. He has also been one of the choristers of the Maîtrise de Notre-Dame de Paris.
This is the first time that Visse gives a concert in Finland.

Turku Cathedral
Saturday 30 June, 2018 at 7 p.m.


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Tickets: 20/15 € + possible service fee

Advance booking:
176

Turku Cathedral information, phone +358 40 341 7100
Ticket sales at the Cathedral starts on 21 May, 2018.

 
 

Upcoming

The Night of the Arts Festival 2018

On 16 August, the traditional Night of the Arts Festival will take place in Turku. This year, the event is organised for the 29th time.

Short instructions for how to participate as well as the official Night of the Arts logo can be requested at info [at] turuntaiteidenyo [dot] com.

 
 

Musicians of the King's Road

Sigurd Snåre hall
Raseborgsvägen 6-8, Ekenäs
Sunday 25 November, 2018 at 6 p.m.


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- Further details will be announced later.

 

Past concerts

 

Musicians of the King's Road, baroque orchestra

Tuuli Lindeberg, Cleopatra, soprano
Teppo Lampela, Marc'Antonio, countertenor
Ville Saukkonen, direction
Sami Saikkonen, Anubis, dance
Hanna Hakkarainen, costumes
Timo Ollila, projections and lights
Petriina Suomela, make-up


Johann Adolf Hasse:
Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra

- First performance in Finland on period instruments


Åbo Svenska Teater
Premiere:
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.


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Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra trailer


Tickets:

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

Advance booking:
176
Åbo Svenska Teater box office, open Tuesday-Saturday 12-18 and one hour prior to performance start time, phone (02) 277 7377

 
 

Musicians of the King's Road a cappella

Jonas Rannila, conductor

"Earliest Passion stories in the world"

Passion mass
Heikki Rainio, priest serving in the worship


Bartholomäus Gesius:
St Matthew Passion

Nimeesi kokoon tulleina, German, from the Arnt von Aich collection, 1519
Heut triumphieret Gottes Sohn, Bartholomäus Gesius, 1601
Ei mikään niin voi virvoittaa, Bartholomäus Gesius, 1603
Oi Jumalan Karitsa (Agnus dei), Nicolaus Decius, n. 1522
On autuas, ken Jeesusta (Jesu dulcis memoria), Bartholomäus Gesius, 1603
Kun nousit isän kunniaan, Bartholomäus Gesius, 1605


Bartholomäus Gesius composed one of the earliest six-part settings of St Matthew Passion. He died in 1613, the same year as the passion was completed.


Turku Cathedral
Sunday 11 March, 2018 at 10 a.m.


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Free admission


The Passion mass is also broadcast on the Virtuaalikirkko.fi site.


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Concert flyer

Musicians of the King's Road

Jonas Rannila, conductor


"Celebrating the 500 years anniversary of the Medici Codex"

Medici Codex 1518


The House of Medici is one of the most famous families in the world. Its history runs as far back as the 13th century, and it has i.a. produced three popes.
The Medicis are especially known for being a banking family, but they were also active supporters of the arts, literature and architecture. The Medici art collection forms the core of the Uffizi museum in Florence.

In May in 1518, 500 years ago, a wedding gift for Lorenzo de' Medici and his future spouse Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne was presented by pope Leo X. The gift is called the Medici Codex and it includes the musical pearl of renaissance music.


Surprise guest: a member of the Medici family will be present at the concert


Turku Cathedral
Ascension Day
Thursday 10 May, 2018 at 7 p.m.


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Tickets: 20 € + possible service fee

Advance booking:
176

Turku Cathedral information, phone +358 40 341 7100