Kuhmon Kamarimusiikki sivun taustakuva
Jaakko Kortekangas

Jaakko Kortekangas

Jaakko Kortekangas has pursued a career as a stage artist for 35 years. He has performed in many countries in Europe, and in New York, Tokyo and many other cities. He was with the Freiburg Opera in Germany for 10 years. He has given the first performances of works of many Finnish composers and sings opera as well as Lied. Central to his repertoire are the Schubert song cycles Winterreise and Die schöne Müllerin. His numerous recordings include the disc of songs by Erkki Melartin entitled 'Nuori Psyyke' ('Young Psyche') with pianist Ilkka Paananen, and Robert Schumann's Scenes from Goethe's Faust with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra. During the current season 2017–18 Kortekangas will be performing in Verdi's La Traviata and Puccini's Madama Butterfly. At this year's Helsinki Festival he will sing the part of King Gustav Vasa in Väinö Raitio's opera Princess Cecilia.

Programme

3. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.15

Edvard Grieg (1843—1907):

Peer Gynt, Op. 23

Sat
14.7.

Salakamari 10.00

Introduction in Finnish

Mon
16.7.

11. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Erlkönig, WoO 131 (1809-10)

Mon
16.7.

12. Kuhmo Church 18.15

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525—1594):

Movements from Canticum Canticorum (Song of Salom) for five voices a cappella (1584)

Mon
16.7.

12. Kuhmo Church 18.15

Vittoria Aleotti (1575—1620):

Ghirlanda de Madrigal for four voices (1593)

Mon
16.7.

12. Kuhmo Church 18.15

Claudio Monteverdi (1567—1643):

Sì dolce è'l tormento, SV 332 (1624)

Mon
16.7.

12. Kuhmo Church 18.15

Claudio Monteverdi (1567—1643):

Pur ti miro, Pur ti godo from L'Incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308 (1642)

Mon
16.7.

12. Kuhmo Church 18.15

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Aria Vedrò con mio diletto from the opera Giustino, RV 717 (1724)

Mon
16.7.

12. Kuhmo Church 18.15

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Aria Sol da te mio dolce amore from the opera Orlando, RV 728 (1727)

Mon
16.7.

12. Kuhmo Church 18.15

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Aria Mentre dormi, amor fomenti from the opera L'Olimpiade, RV 725 (1734)

Mon
16.7.

16. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.00

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, D. 714 for male choir and strings (1821)

Tue
17.7.

66. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Commendatore Scene from the opera Don Giovanni, K. 527 (1787)

Fri
27.7.

70. Kontio School 14.15

Sergey Prokofiev (1891—1953):

Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 (1936) (reading in Finnish)

Sat
28.7.