Photo Eloa-festivaali (c) Ella Kiviniemi

Eloa Festival 2021

Pengerkatu 11, 00530 Helsinki
Kalliosali

Eloa Festival will be organized in November through mist and rain. The festival offers a weekend full of mysterious chamber music and weird tales at Kalliosali.

Eloa Festival will be organized in November through mist and rain. The festival offers a weekend full of mysterious chamber music and
weird tales at Kalliosali. 

 

Kalliosali 

6.-7.11.2021 

Tickets 15/10€, day pass 40/30€, in advance: eloa.fi/liput 

Program:


6.11. at 17.00 Between the Worlds 

Opening concert consists of a jewel box full of dreamlike musical miniatures from Finnish composers Turkka Inkilä, Heta Aho, Maleena
Linjama and Sulho Ranta. Duration 45 min

6.11. at 18.00 and 7.11. at 16.00 Aura Pineda's mini concert & Elsa and Medusa music short film
Two performances with the same ticket. A music short film Elsa and Medusa (2021) tells the story of an ex-opera-singer Elsa who cleans a swimming hall by night. The 20-minute film is accompagnied by singer-songwriter Aura Pineda's mini concert. Duration 45 min

6.11. at 19.00 Kybernomenon & Garden of Woman's Rage
Two performances with the same ticket. Turkka Inkilä's Kybernomenon is a new piece written for Lyra-8-synthetizer, an instrument which reacts to skin's electrical conductivity. Garden of Woman's Rage is a concert full of dark poetry about repressed (female) anger. Works by composers Ned Rorem, Franghiz Ali-Zadeh, Tina Davidson and Grażyna Bacewicz. Duration 1 h 15 min

6.11. at 20.30 Masque of the Red Death
An All Saints Day Special combines short stories, chilling chamber music and live sound design. Please note that the texts are read in Finnish. Music by composers Garth Knox, Zoltán Kodály and André Caplet, texts by Aloysius Bertrand and Edgar Allan Poe. Duration 45 min

7.11. at 17.00 Attic of Wet Dreams
In the concert early 20th century French euphemism-rich songs about "flutes" and their players meet sensual Finnish pop lyrics recited by
Sanni Kriikku. The performance can be enjoyed laying on rag rugs and pillows - also chairs are available. Music by composers André Caplet, Rosy Wertheim, Liza Lim, Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy. Duration 45 min

7.11. at 18.00 Wanderer in the Rain
In the final concert of Eloa Festival the set is once again veiled by rain. Time goes on, the wanderer looks back at life lived: what did I experience and what did I learn from it? Behind the veil of mist the future is yet to come. Path from here to there is open. Music by composers Arthur Lourié, Rebecca Clarke, Jean Sibelius and Sergey Prokofiev. Duration 45 min 

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