Sibelius Finland Experience, National Hall in Helsinki

Authentic and entertaining 1 hour cultural experience. Quality live music performance of Sibelius's compositions – Finlandia, Kuusi, Romance, Rondino and Valse Triste – with talents on violin and grand piano. Moderated show with visual illustration of Finnish nature on screen.

Guests will receive a Sibelius Finland Experience gift CD and booklet especially designed and produced for the occasion. To summarize the experience a non-alcoholic festive drink with a taste from Finland will be served and enjoyed with the musicians. A unique memory of a lifetime when Finland celebrates 100 years of independence in 2017!

Price

  • €37/adult
  • €0/child 0–11 years

Price incl lunch

  • €64/adult

Lunch package only applies to adults.

Dates and time

2016

The event is held on Saturdays September 17th–December 17th 2016, and will start at 12.30.

2017

The event is held on Saturdays February 25th–May 13th and Monday–Sunday May 15th–September 15th 2017, starting at 12.00.

Departure from Stockholm the day before concert day. Concert lasts approximately an hour without intermission. Guests are asked to be in place about 15 minutes (30 minutes for groups) before start.

Tip! Lunch at Brasserie Kämp

After the concert, we can heartily recommend lunch at the nearby Brasserie Kämp, on the house opposite side of the Esplanade Park. Here you can enjoy a delicious salmon soup and delectable pastries, and round off the experience of Sibelius's footsteps.

During September 17th–December 17th 2016 lunch can be pre-booked together with concert tickets.

Venue

National Hall – Kansallissali, Alexandersgatan 44, 00100 Helsinki.

More information

Sibelius Finland Experience is an authentic cultural live music experience for anyone wanting to learn more about Finland. This inspiring one hour high quality musical and visual production presents Finland and the Finnish identity with Sibelius's compositions Finlandia, Kuusi, Romance, Rondino and Valse Triste. Performed by some of the best musicians in Finland in co-operation with the world famous Sibelius Academy and supervised by Professor Erik T. Tawaststjerna as an artistic advisor. The narrated performance is a visual composition of beautiful images of Finland and selected graphic illustrations by Erik Bruun, Professor of Art and Design. His award winning graphics will guide everyone to understand the importance of nature to our identity – in a very same way as Jean Sibelius compositions do.

We welcome you, your guests and family to Kansallissali – National Hall from 1901 by famous Finnish architects Gesellius, Lindgren and Saarinen. The concert takes place in one of the most beautiful buildings in national romantic style in Finland. The artist Hilda Flodin´s famous lime stone sculptures on the street level invite your guests to memory of a lifetime. Kansallissali – National Hall is conveniently located in the heart of the city. Sibelius Finland Experience is suitable to all ages.

Sibelius Finland Experience (pdf)

Sibelius

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) is the national composer of Finland and his works give an insight to Finnish identity and its formation. As a composer he presents the late Romantic period. The core of Sibelius's oeuvre is his set of seven symphonies. Sibelius used each successive work to further develop his own personal compositional style. His works continue to be performed frequently in the concert halls all around the globe. He is one of the most recorded artists in the world. His masterpiece Finlandia is played and sung every day in some part of the world. Jean Sibelius is historically and internationally the most famous Finn. His works inspire composers, conductors and touch thousands of people every day. The relation to the nature of Finland and its people is tangible.

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