Psst! This one's already gone.
Marjaana Holva & Jonni Hämäläinen, violin
Jasmine Beams, viola
Katja Kolehmainen, cello
Päivi Severeide, harp
Reino Kotaviita, reciter
Thomas Rajna: Suite for violin and harp
Gabriel Fauré: Impromptu pour harpe op. 86
Edgar Allan Poe: The Masque of the Red Death (short story recited in Finnish)
André Caplet: Conte Fantastique ("Le Masque de la Mort Rouge")
The Donner Institute, also known as Humanisticum, is a beautiful building on Piispankatu that on this occasion hosts a concert with music for string quartet and harp. The main number on the programme is the dramatic work Conte Fantastique by André Caplet, based on the short story ‘The Masque of the Red Death’ by Edgar Allan Poe, where a nobleman fearing the Red Death attempts in vain to avoid his fate.
The length of the concert is approx. 1 h.