Song of the Crimson Flower

Sun 06/01/2019 15:00 - 16:45
Tickets: 37.00-7.00 €


The Helsinki Music Centre is transformed into a melodious cinema in honour of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Finnish conductor and composer Armas Järnefelt. Song of the Scarlet Flower was a film released in 1919 by director Mauritz Stiller, who stunned audiences at the time with his bold love scenes. The film is a moving example of how image and music can work together. Completion and restoration of the score: Jani Kyllönen and Jaakko Kuusisto. ​


  • Jaakko Kuusisto



  • 15.00
    Mauritz Stiller / Armas Järnefelt

    Song of the Crimson Flower

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I take photos of the orchestra?

Yes, but only before or after the concert. During the concert we just want you to enjoy the music. This way you won’t disturb the musicians or other audience members.

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