By the Shores

Fri 21/09/2018 19:00 - 21:00
Tickets: 37.00-7.00 €


Narek Hakhnazaryan is an Armenian cellist and winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition who made a lasting impression on his last visit to Helsinki. He is now returning to perform his new bravura piece, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1. The Four Seas Interludes from Peter Grimes, meanwhile, represent Benjamin Britten at his most poetic. Britten himself lived by the shores of the North Sea.


  • Dalia Stasevska


  • Narek Hakhnazaryan



  • 19.00
    Benjamin Britten

    Four Sea Interludes

  • Dmitri Šostakovitš

    Cello Concerto No. 1

  • 21.00
    Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No. 4 "Italian"

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