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The Human Voice & The Bear (2013)

Francis Poulenc / William Walton

The Almi Hall hosts an evening of opera in a double bill featuring Francis Poulenc's La voix humaine (The Human Voice) and William Walton's The Bear.

A woman and a phone - the trappings of the first one-act opera are minimal and yet the one-sided conversation the audience is privy to reveals the full story of our heroine's unrequited love and tragic fate. Emotions are further emphasized by Francis Poulenc's melodic score. La voix humaine is one of the true little gems of 20th century opera. 

When the widow Popova meets her creditor Smirnov, surprising facts are unveiled about her dead husband. Based on a play by Anton Chekhov, The Bear is an intense one-act opera, carried with comic and tender prowess by William Walton's music.

The Human Voice and The Bear also on tour 9-18 Nov.

Tickets EUR 35/32/17

Duration 2 h 10 min, 1 intermission
Performed in Finnish
 
 

The Human Voice (2013)

Francis Poulenc

  • Director Jere Erkkilä
  • Sets Anna Kontek
  • Costumes Anna Kontek
  • Lighting design Vesa Pohjolainen
  • Pianist Hans-Otto Ehrström
 

The Bear (2013)

William Walton

  • Conductor Dalia Stasevska
  • Director Ville Saukkonen
  • Sets Anna Kontek
  • Costumes Anna Kontek
  • Lighting design Vesa Pohjolainen
 

The Human Voice (2013)

The Bear (2013)

Show time: Thu 10 Oct 2013 19:00

Francis Poulenc

The Human Voice (2013)

William Walton

The Bear (2013)

Show time: Sat 12 Oct 2013 15:00

Francis Poulenc

The Human Voice (2013)

William Walton

The Bear (2013)

Show time: Tue 15 Oct 2013 19:00

Francis Poulenc

The Human Voice (2013)

William Walton

The Bear (2013)

Show time: Thu 17 Oct 2013 19:00

Francis Poulenc

The Human Voice (2013)

William Walton

The Bear (2013)

Show time: Sat 19 Oct 2013 15:00

Francis Poulenc

The Human Voice (2013)

William Walton

The Bear (2013)

 

The Human Voice & The Bear (2013)

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The Human Voice & The Bear (2013)