The Violin Concerto of John Adams in turn is a modern classic that is interpreted here by the brilliant Chloë Hanslip.
The Lux Helsinki light festival will extend to the Kansalaistori square and the Etu-Töölö district from Saturday 5 January to Wednesday 9 January 2019. Töölönlahdenkatu is closed from traffic on the festival days from 4.30 pm to 10 pm. It is still possible to drive to the Q-Park, although it might take a while because the festival is expected to attract over half a million visitors. Further information: http://bit.ly/2QGeoAJ
The steady rise of Charles Ives from total obscurity to a father figure of American music took almost a lifetime. His Symphony No. 2 waited almost fifty years for its concert premiere and is a model example of the composer’s unique style of combining folksongs with orchestral music. The Violin Concerto of John Adams in turn is a modern classic that is interpreted here by the brilliant Chloë Hanslip.