Kullervo in Tokyo

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The Sibelius Society of Japan is arranging a performance of Kullervo  on 3rd March 2015 at the Sumida Triphony Hall, Tokyo.

Soloists Yukari Komagamine (mezzo-soprano) and Toshiyuki Sueyoshi (baritone) will join the Laulu-Miehet choir from Finland (chorus-master: Matti Hyökki) and Oedo Korarias; the orchestra is Sinfonia Ainola and the conductor is Yuri Nitta.

Yuri Nitta is President of the Sibelius Society of Japan, and both vocal soloists are members of the society. An earlier Tokyo performance of Kullervo was given by Sinfonia Ainola in 2007, the 50th anniversary year of Sibelius’s death.

The Laulu-Miehet choir celebrated its centenary in 2014.

Further information (in Japanese) here.

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