Richard Strauss established himself as the leading opera composer of his day with Salome and Der Rosenkavalier. His sparkling orchestration and lovely melodies continue to enchant opera audiences.
Upcoming performance: Fri 24 Oct 2014 19:00 Main auditorium
Overwhelming emotion, profound music and achingly beautiful melodies combine to produce one of the most impressive works of sacred music ever written. The colossal Requiem has with reason been described as Verdi's best opera.
Upcoming performance: Sat 1 Nov 2014 19:00 St. John's Church
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Fri 01/11 19:00
Helsinki, St. John's Church
In November, the Finnish National Opera Orchestra and Chorus will perform in two concerts at St. John's Church in Helsinki and Ristinkirkko Church in Lahti. The programme features Johannes Brahms's monumental work Ein deutsches Requiem, with soprano Martina Rüping and baritone Jaakko Kortekangas as soloists and Brahms' Alto Rhapsody, featuring mezzo-soprano Lilli Paasikivi as soloist.