Helena Juntunen to replace Miina-Liisa Värelä 18/12
The soprano for the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra concert on Friday has been replaced. Helena Juntunen will step in for Miina-Liisa Värelä for the soprano role in Beethoven’s ninth symphony.
Fri 18/12 at 19.00 Live HKO Screen-stream from the Music Centre
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
Helena Juntunen, soprano
Virpi Räisänen, mezzo-soprano
Loïc Félix, tenor
Tommi Hakala, bass
The Helsinki Chamber Choir
Nils Schweckendiek, choir répétiteur
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 9
The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra’s chief conductor Susanna Mälkki conducts Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, which traditionally concludes the orchestra’s autumn season. This year, the Ode to Joy has extra special meaning, as it marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of the master composer. The concert will be livestreamed on the orchestra’s HKO Screen website and mobile app.