Fri 13/12/2019 19:00 - 21:00
Tickets: 46.00-9.50 €


”I was a pretty fearless young person,” Gemma New, a conductor from New Zealand, told the Canadian newspaper The Star in 2016, explaining how her career has progressed so rapidly. The cornerstone of her debut with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra is Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5, a bright song of praise to a free and happy person. Luciano Berio’s Voci is woven from Sicilian songs and interpreted her by Antoine Tamestit, one of the few but brilliant solo viola players touring the world’s concert stages.


  • Gemma New


  • Antoine Tamestit



  • 19.00
    Gioachino Rossini

    Semiramide, overture

  • Luciano Berio

    Voci for viola and 2 instrumental groups

  • Interval 25 min

  • 21.00
    Sergei Prokofjev

    Symphony No. 5

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.

How can I order interval refreshments?

Simply call 020 762 4862, send an e-mail to ravintolat.musiikkitalo@restel.fi​ or the Restis app. Interval refreshments for groups of 30 or more should be ordered from the sales service.

Do I have to dress up to attend a concert?

Only the orchestra has a dress code. You can dress as you like.

I have a season ticket but want to change my seat – what should I do?

If you would like to change your seat, you can purchase a new season ticket from the seats available when they go on sale. Unclaimed seats will be made available for individual concerts when the sales period for season tickets ends.

I have a season ticket but can’t make it to the concert – what should I do?

You can give the ticket to a friend or donate it to a music student by calling 09-3102 2700 or sending an e-mail to helsinki.philharmonic@hel.fi by 3pm on the day of the concert.