Masters and apprentices – Choral works by Aarre Merikanto, Joonas Kokkonen and Erkki Salmenhaara

Fri. 27.8.2021 7 PM
Kaleva Church
Liisanpuisto 1, Tampere

Free entrance, program booklet 20 €

Helsinki Chamber Choir
Nils Schweckendiek, conductor

ERKKI SALMENHAARA: Kaksi Kiven runoa
AARRE MERIKANTO: Visa
JOONAS KOKKONEN: Missa a cappella
ERKKI SALMENHAARA: Kuun kasvot
JOONAS KOKKONEN: Laudatio Domini

In 2021 we will celebrate Finnish composer Joonas Kokkonen’s 100
th anniversary. In addition to central choral works by Kokkonen, we’ll hear pieces by Aarre Merikanto (Kokkonen’s teacher) and Erkki Salmenhaara (Kokkonen’s student). This year marks also the 80th anniversary of Erkki Salmenhaara.