Concerts

April 23, 2008 at 7 pm — Pärnu Concert Hall
April 24, 2008 at 7 pm — Helsinki, Finlandia-talo

23. Aprill 19:00 – Pärnu Concert Hall
24. Aprill 19:00 – Helsinki, Finlandia-talo

Stravinsky – Symphony in Three Movements
Stravinsky – Scherzo à la russe
Tüür – Prophecy, Concerto for accordion and orchestra
Kodály – Dances of Galánta

Mika Väyrynen (accordion, Finland)
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Olari Elts

Prophecy, the fresh-baked accordion concerto by Erkki-Sven Tüür with ERSO and the Finnish accordionist Mika Väyrynen as soloist was premiered at Estonia Concert Hall last Autumn. Now conductor Olari Elts brings this concerto to Pärnu and Helsinki audiences, adding to the plot Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály’s Dances of Galánta with gypsy melodies heard in his childhood, Igor Stravinsky’s Symphony in Three Movements, written during the World War II and Scherzo à la russe. ERSO’s previous concert in Helsinki was in 2004 with also Olari Elts conducting.

Tickets in Pärnu: 100.-, 60.-
Concert is produced by ERSO


Mika Väyrynen


Olari Elts

Tickets in Pärnu: 100.-, 60.-
Concert is produced by ERSO