PROGRAMME 2016

EAR-ly 2016

Friday 5 August 2016 7 PM, Saint Lawrence Chapel
(Pappilankuja 3, Vantaa)

Petri Arvo, recorder (Finland)
Aija Veismane, soprano (Latvia)
Kristine West, recorder (Sweden)

EAR-ly is a competition for young early musicians organised by the Nordic early music federation Nordem and BRQ Vantaa. Six promising soloists have been selected for the finals.

Free admission

You can follow the competition here.

EAR-ly 2016

Saturday 6 August 2016 6 PM, Saint Lawrence Chapel
(Pappilankuja 3, Vantaa)

Juho Myllylä, recorder (Finland)
Vera Plosila, traverso (Finland)
Clara Guldberg Ravn, recorder (Denmark)

EAR-ly is a competition for young early musicians organised by the Nordic early music federation Nordem and BRQ Vantaa. Six promising soloists have been selected for the finals.

Free admission

You can follow the competition here.

Seven Ages of Man

Sunday 7 August 7 PM, Saint Lawrence Chapel
(Pappilankuja 3, Vantaa)

Elina Mustonen, virginal

A monologue from Shakespeare’s As You Like It takes us to Elizabethan era.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

Amor, el mar, y la noche

Sunday 7 August 8:30 PM, Saint Lawrence Church
(Kirkkotie 45, Vantaa)

Pia Freund, soprano
Zak Ozmo, lute and arch lute
Markku Luolajan-Mikkola,viola da gamba

Whittal – Hofmann – Downland – Purcell

Love, the sea and the night – feminine feelings across centuries.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

Carnivalesque

Monday 8 August at 7 PM, Saint Lawrence Church
(Kirkkotie 45, Vantaa)

Micrologus

Venetsian music from the 15th century Commedia dell Arte & sex lies

The iconic Italian medieval ensemble returns to BRQ with fabulous music. Come and experience Commedia dell’ Arte characters in their pride.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

Vincenzo Galilei and the Well-Tempered Lute

Monday 8 August at 8:30 PM, Saint Lawrence Chapel
(Pappilankuja 3, Vantaa)

Zak Ozmo, lute

The father of the well-known astronomer was a mathematician with a passion for lute. Naturally he was interested in tuning systems.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

BRQ Vantaa Fringe I

Tuesday 9 August 5:30 PM, Saint Lawrence Church
(Kirkkotie 45, Vantaa)

Our fringe concert series presents talented young musicians from Europe.

Free entrance, however, donations would help these young talents.

Mahan Esfahani in Prague

Tuesday 9 August at 7 PM, Saint Lawrence Chapel
(Pappilankuja 3, Vantaa)

Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20/15 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36/24 €.

Lute and viol

Tuesday 9 August at 8:30 PM, Saint Lawrence Church
(Kirkkotie 45, Vantaa)

Elizabeth Kenny, lute
Phantasm

Lawes – Locke

Phantasm’s visits mean phantastic music making.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

BRQ Vantaa Fringe II

Wednesday 10 August 5:30 PM, Nyknapas House
(Kirkkotie 26, Vantaa)

Our fringe concert series presents talented young musicians from Europe.

Free entrance, however, donations would help these young talents.

Swimming from Scarlatti to Rannap

Wednesday 10 August 7 PM, Saint Lawrence Chapel
(Pappilankuja 3, Vantaa)

Imbi Tarum, harpsichord

There is a considerable amount of contemporary pieces for harpsichord in Estonia and
today the listener has an opportunity to get to know some.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

Bach: Arias, Concertos & Sonatas

Wednesday 10 August 8:30 PM, Saint Lawrence Church
(Kirkkotie 45, Vantaa)

Kajsa Dahlbäck, soprano
Helsinki Baroque Orchestra
Jasu Moisio, traverso & oboe
Miikka Saarinen, trumpet
Cecilia Bernardini & Tuomo Suni, violin
Hanna Pakkala, viola
Heidi Peltoniemi, cello
Aapo Häkkinen, harpsichord

HEBO & Kajsa Dahlbäck are a successful combination.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

BRQ Vantaa Fringe III

Thursday 11 August 5:30 PM, Nyknapas House
(Kirkkotie 26, Vantaa)

Our fringe concert series presents talented young musicians from Europe.

Free entrance, however, donations would help these young talents.

“…durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck”

Thursday 11 August at 7 PM, Saint Lawrence Chapel
(Pappilankuja 3, Vantaa)

Anna Kuvaja, fortepiano

Anna Kuvaja’s debute at BRQ Vantaa. The programme is inspired by affects and their expression during the Classical era.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

The new voice of the Old Sefarad

Thursday 11 August 8:30 PM, Saint Lawrence Church
(Kirkkotie 45, Vantaa)

Mara Aranda Sephardic Legacy Trio (Spain)

Sephardic Jews’ music has been transmitted orally and preserved for more than 500 years after expulsion. Mara Aranda sings songs of the Northern African and Eastern Mediterranean traditions.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

Fri 12 August

BRQ Fringe IV

Friday 12 August 5:30 PM, Saint Lawrence Chapel
(Pappilankuja 3, Vantaa)

Our fringe concert series presents talented young musicians from Europe.

Free entrance, however, donations would help these young talents.

Three Composers and a Piano: What a Great Movie Title It Would Make!

Friday 12 August at 7:00 PM, Saint Lawrence Church
(Kirkkotie 45, Vantaa)

Ronald Brautigam, Graf piano (the Netherlands)

The wizard of fortepiano, Ronald Brautigam, interprets the work of German composers on their home instrument.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

Rosa das rosas – The Rose of Roses

Friday 12 August at 8.30 PM, Saint Lawrence Church
(Kirkkotie 45, Vantaa)

Uli Kontu-Korhonen, voice and medieval instruments

Medieval culture comes alive in the new program of the versatile singer.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

The Golden Lutenist – family picnic concert

Saturday 13 August klo 14 Park of the St. Lawrence church
(Kirkkotie 45, Vantaa)

Simone Sorini, tenor, lute, chitarra (Italy)
Claudia Viviani, voice, dulcimer, harp, hurdy-gurdy, percussions (Italy)

Grab your blanket and picnic basket! Enjoy the summer with us.
The concert is part of Helsinga medieval day.

Free admission

Sat 13 august

Open stage

Saturday 13 August 4 PM, Nyknapas house
(Kirkkotie 26, Vantaa)

Come and join us! Listen to the performances of early music enthusiasts.

Free admission

Liszt & Erard

Saturday 13 August 6:30 PM, Saint Lawrence Chapel
(Pappilankuja 3, Vantaa)

Gábor Farkas, Erard piano

This internationally acclaimed artist performs around the world. He has been called “poet of the piano” by the pianist-conductor Tamás Vásárhelyi.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

Jean-Philippe Rameau: Pièces de clavecin en concerts

Saturday 13 August 8:00 PM, Saint Lawrence Church
(Kirkkotie 45, Vantaa)

BRQ Vantaa Ensemble

Florence Malgoire, baroque violin
Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord
Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, viol

As the lead violinist of top French baroque orchestras, Florence Malgoire is the right guide to Rameau’s music.

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

Prelude and Passacaille

Sunday 14 August at 6 PM, Saint Lawrence Chapel
(Pappilankuja 3, Vantaa)

Mitzi Meyerson, harpsichord

This program is built on the concepts of Prelude and Passacaille. A prelude is always at the beginning of a larger group of pieces or a suite, and quite often the Passacaille – or Passacaglia, Chaconne, Ciaconna – is the final movement.” – Mitzi Meyerson

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.

Bach Meditation

Sunday 14 August 7:30 PM, Saint Lawrence Church
(Kirkkotie 45, Vantaa)

Maya Homburger, baroque violin
Barry Guy, double bass

As opposed to “performing” in a normal concert situation, I would like to explore Bach’s wonderful solo pieces TOGETHER with the audience, who is free to come, stay, and go during the two to three hours. My hope is, to reach deeper into the music and experience transformations, revelations, which result from a particular concentrated LISTENING on both sides.” – Maya Homburger

Tickets:

Ticket A: 25 € and with the S-Etukortti card 23 €.
Ticket B: 22/17 € and with the S-Etukortti card 20 €.

Ticket package A: 45 € and with the S-Etukortti card 41 €.
Ticket package B: 40/28 € and with the S-Etukortti card 36 €.