“Beethoven’s Seventh is a perennial favourite with audiences, particularly the second movement, which has been used in several films,” says Klaus Mäkelä.
The January evening is filled with Romantic music performed by the Tapiola Sinfonietta under conductor Daniel Blendulf.
In an established tradition, the Espoo Cultural Centre and the Tapiola Ice Garden welcome friends of music and skating for a programme of evergreen songs conducted by Markku Johansson and featuring popular Finnish singers Eino Grön and Diandra
The Tapiola Sinfonietta embarks on a collaboration with the world’s most distinguished academy for string instruments, Kronberg Akademie in Germany.
Carolyn Sampson, one of the most widely respected sopranos specialising in early music, and conductor Pascal Rophé present a cross-section of French music