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Tapiola Sinfonietta to China

Orchestra will give concerts in Hong Kong and Shanghai

Photo: Antti Kangassalo

Espoo City Orchestra ‘Tapiola Sinfonietta’ will visit China in early December. During the visit, Tapiola Sinfonietta gives concerts in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Concerts are a total of nine, and the orchestra presents itself in small groups, as well as the entire orchestra. In Hong Kong, the orchestra also participates in student training project and performs in one concert in Hong Kong with young students.

Soloists of the concerts will be Hong Kong cellist Trey Lee and Finnish mezzo-soprano Virpi Räisänen. The orchestra is led by violinist and concert master Janne Nisonen. The orchestra will perform in Hong Kong at Musicus Fest –festival on December 3rd and 4th in Hong Kong City Hall, Concert Hall and on December  6th in Shanghai Oriental Art Centre Concert Hall. For full orchestra concerts, the programme will be:

Sibelius: The Lover Suite op. 14
Vivaldi: Cantata "Cessate, omai cessate" (3.12)
Schumann: Cello concerto
Rossini: Une larme for cello and string orchestra (6.12)
Mendelssohn: Symphony nr 4 "The Italian"

The visit is managed by Fazer Artists’ Management Inc. together with Tapiola Sinfonietta.


Hong Kong: www.musicusfest.org
Shanghai: www.en.shoac.com.cn