Wagner Gala Concert is a joint media production with PoriSinfonietta and Creative Business Management students from Pori units of Aalto University and Turku School of Economics together with students of Satakunta Applied Science.
Visualized Wagner Gala Concert is performed in 19th of April 2012 in concert hall of Promenadi center in Pori.
Visualized concerts and media productions with classical music are quite recent phenomena. Pori Unit of Aalto University has produced earlier together with PoriSinfoenietta two productions: In 2008 Kuusi hetkeä (Six Moments) for the music of Igor Stavisnky’s ballet Orfeus and Kaija Saariaho’s Quatre Instants and in spring 2010 Alban Berg’s opera Wozzeck.
Program of the concert:
Acts from Wagner operas Parsifal, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Lohegrin, Tannhäuser, Tristan und Isolde
Soloists: soprano Mia Huhta, baritone Gabriel Suovanen and Pori Philharmonic choir
Board of the project
Marjo Mäenpää, Manager, Aalto University
Jukka Iisakkila, Conductor, PoriSinfonietta
Petri Ruikka artistic director
Leena Harmaala, PoriSinfonietta, intendant
Henry Merimaa, University of Satakunta Applied Science
Aulis Kaarnio, University of Satakunta Applied Science
Mikko Tornivuori, University of Satakunta Applied Science
Eero Hammais, University of Satakunta Applied Science