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Public dress rehearsal: Sound and Simplicity

Culture Card holders and school and day care groups can enjoy the public final rehearsals free of charge.

Christian Kluxen, conductor
Bjarke Mogensen, accordion

Claude Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Poul Ruders: Sound and Simplicity - Seven Pillars of Music for Accordion and Orchestra (first performance in Finland)
Igor Stravinsky: Petrouchka

Danish accordion virtuoso Bjarke Mogensen has a well-established presence on the world’s concert scene. In 2012, he won 1st prize at the New Talent competition of the European Broadcasting Union. Sound and Simplicity by his compatriot Poul Ruders was written specifically for Mogensen and is now performed in Finland for the first time. Christian Kluxen, already well known to Turku audiences, begins the evening with Debussy’s iconic tone poem and concludes with Stravinsky’s snapping and crackling Petrouchka.

Dress rehearsals

The exact duration of the public final rehearsals varies depending on the concert program. Final rehearsals are a walk-through of the whole concert. The orchestra rehears also separate parts or stems depending on the conductor and the program.

Final rehearsals are held in Turku Concert Hall unless stated otherwise. Concert Hall doors are opened around 10.30 and audience is seated few minutes before the rehearsal begins. The cafeteria is not open during the rehearsals.

School and kindergarten groups

Open final rehearsal for school and kindergarten groups takes usually 45 minutes. The group can prepare thir visit with advance material. Check more details on Children’s site.

Turku Concert Hall
16.1. 11:00