Saturday 6 January 2018 7:30PM

Helsinki Baroque Orchestra; Aapo Häkkinen; Carolyn Sampson

Telemann and Bach


  • Helsinki Baroque Orchestra
  • Aapo Häkkinen director, harpsichord
  • Carolyn Sampson soprano
  • Cecilia Bernardini violin I
  • Anni Elonen violin I
  • Aira Maria Lehtipuu violin I
  • Hannu Vasara violin I
  • Minna Kangas violin II
  • Tiina Aho-Erola violin II
  • Dora Asterstad violin II
  • Anna Rainio violin II
  • Riitta-Liisa Ristiluoma viola
  • Tiila Kangas viola
  • Heidi Peltoniemi cello
  • Jussi Seppänen cello
  • Anna Rinta-Rahko double bass
  • Jani Sunnarborg bassoon
  • Nicholas Emmerson trumpet
  • Anna-Maaria Oramo organ

Joys and sorrows, tragedy and comedy pulse through Helsinki Baroque Orchestra’s programme.

The orchestra opens with Telemann’s Ouverture burlesque, with its miniature portraits of stock pantomime characters, and is joined by Gramophone Award-winning soprano Carolyn Sampson in Telemann’s mock-serious funeral music for a dead canary and Bach’s Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, among the most joyful of his cantatas.

  • Georg Phillipp Telemann (1681-1767)
        • Ouverture burlesque in B flat major TWV55:B8
        • Trauer-Music eines kunsterfahrenen Canarienvogels (Canary Cantata) TWV20:37
  • Interval
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
        • Concerto in D major for harpsichord BWV1054 (from Violin Concerto in E major BWV1042)
        • Cantata: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen BWV51
  • Encore
  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
      • Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne (Eternal source of light divine) HWV74
        • Eternal source of light divine

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