Photo © Jari Soini, kuvankäsittely

Les Lumières Festival: The Two Faces of Marseilles

Suomenlinna, 00190 Helsinki
Suomenlinna Sea Fortress

Les Lumières festival theme: Marseille after plague

Les Lumières festival theme: Marseille after plague

Dramatised concert. Ensemble Concerto Soave from Marseille, Jean-Marc Aymes, conductor, cembalo, organ, Lise Viricel, soprano, Marja Rumpunen, fortepiano, actors Joachim Wigelius and Anja Bargum. Music from 18th century Marseille composed by: Charles Desmazures, Pierre Gautier, Alexandre de Villeneuve, Louis Saint- Aman, Jean-Joseph Mouret, Alexandre Loüet, Chalabreuil.

Accidentaly find count Anckarbjelke and Emilie Havskrona amiral Carl Tersmeden´s luggage in Tenaljen von Fersen. When he 1736 sailed to Marseille there was not any signs of the horrible plague more to be seen: concerts and masked balls went on like always. But doctor Jean Baptiste Bertrands memories from 1721 are wittnessing a tireless fight against the plague in Marseille year 1720.

Suomenlinna, Tenalji Von Fersen
June 18 2022, from 19.00 to 21.00
Tickets 20-30 €