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CIRKO: Handspun by Luke Styles


CIRKO: Handspun by Luke Styles

  • Date: Saturday, 10 May 2014, 7pm
  • Venue: Helsinki Music Centre (Musiikkitalo) — Mannerheimintie 13 A, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

Event Details

One of the most charismatic of the contemporary roll call of Finnish composers, Lotta Wennäkoski has written Jong for a juggler and chamber orchestra. Jong is blend of circus and contemporary classical, and will feature Cirko Festival’s featured artist, juggler Sakari Männistö, as a soloist.

Handspun was commissioned by the Royal Opera House, London for the cello and a rope. Composed by Luke Styles, this performance marks the piece’s first outing in Finland.

Making a double appearance at the concert as both conductor and guest soloist is the hugely talented Thomas Djupsjöbacka.

Venue: Helsinki Music Centre - Sonore

Featured non-Australian music: Wennäkoski

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Handspun : for cellist and aerialist (2012) by Luke Styles
— performed by Tomas Djupsjöbacka

Featured artists

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