Oulu 25.05.2023 - photo © Oulu Sinfonia on Facebook
From the Oulu Sinfonia website:
"....The British baritone, multiple-time Gramophone winner and several times chosen as the soloist of the year Sir Simon Keenlyside is known as a singer who expresses the emotions of humanity both through soft whispers and powerful belts. Both skills are required when performing Gustav Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer....."
From the Oulu Sinfonia Facebook account:
"...the audience was charmed in the first half by baritone Sir Simon Keenlyside, whose interpretation of Mahler's Vaeltava Kisälli songs included sensitivity and power...."
Richard Strauss Till lustige Streiche, op.28
Gustav Mahler Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer)
Igor Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
Click here to watch Simon's interview with Kimmo Pihlajamaa about Mahler's 'Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen', which he will perform with the Oulu Sinfonia.
More information and tickets 26 May
The same concert will also be performed at the Kuopio Music Centre on 27 May - click here for details