Helsinki Music Centre
“Finally in Finland: a masterpiece of French Grand Opéra, G. Meyerbeer: The North Star” (1854-56)
The North Star was in it´s day a popular French romantic opera, depicting Finns by the Bay of Vyborg amidst power struggles between Russia and Sweden. The heroine is Katariina, a lady from Vyborg who manages to create peace in the entire Gulf of Finland!
West Coast Kokkola Opera, Anu Komsi Artistic Director
Sakari Oramo conductor
Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Musiikkitalo Helsinki 11 November 2017