Concert 15.9.2023 in Helsinki, Finland
Polar Voices – Musical Encounters with the Songs of the Indigenous Peoples of the northeastern Siberia
Friday 15.9.2023 at 19:00 Temppeliaukio Church Helsinki, Finland
Ensemble XXI Kosovo Conductor Lygia O’Riordan
Pia Siirala: Ulita’s Walk
Dmitri Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony
Pia Siirala: Polar Voices
Pia Siirala’s compositions for string orchestra, Polar Voices and Ulita’s Walk, are inspired by the songs of northeastern Siberian Chukchi, Koryak and Nivkh indigenous peoples. Ulita’s Walk will be given its world premiere during this concert.
This is the first time that an orchestra from Kosovo will appear in Finland.
The Kone Foundation is supporting this concert.