Summer Nights Concert
Summer Nights concert is filled with summerish and romantic music. Sinfonietta Fortis performs Romance by Gerald Finzi and rustic Symphony Nro 91 E flat Major by Joseph Haydn. As soloist Scottish Mezzo-Soprano Beth Taylor will sing Hector Berioz´s enchanting song cycle Summer Nights (Les nuits d´etè).
Soloist Beth Taylor is lauded for her “strong presence both dramatically and musically” (The Arts Desk) and the “intriguing depth” (MusicOMH) of her portrayals. She is at the onset of a major international career.
Finnish based Sinfonia Fortis brings together leading professional musicians and highly talented instrumentalists of the younger generation. Sinfonietta Fortis was former known as E-ensemble. With that name it has performed at various festivals in Finland like Organ Night and Aria and The Loviisa Sibelius Festival as well as Lohjan tenoripäivät (Sounds of Lohja). The Sinfonia Fortis´s artistic director and Principal Conductor is Teemu Hämäläinen.