Helsingin Sanomat wrote about KYN’s previous album: “Jos minä puhuisin sinulle (If I Spoke to You) is an astonishingly stunning album. A real gem of the music year 2016.”
KYN’s next album Outo kantele (Strange kantele) promises to be a gem in the year 2018.
Outo kantele, the ninth record by KYN conducted by Kaija Viitasalo is an homage to the music of Jukka Linkola. The record comprises of two suites composed for KYN by Linkola: Loitsut (Incantations) and Outo kantele.
Loitsut is not a traditional choral piece. It is an oeuvre. A holistic experience. The music in Loitsut is full of joy, playful expression resembling the life itself, as well as simple beauty. The direction by Janne Marja-aho, lights by Mika Venhovaara and live visuals by VJ Hellstone turn Loitsut into a stage performance that combines music, movement, lights and visuals. The suite is colored with a vibraphone played by Panu Savolainen.
Outo kantele has fascinated audiences from France to Taiwan and charmed even a competition jury. In Outo kantele, Linkola has fused the world of folk poetry with a dose of bold cabaret spirit, vibrant, even a bit theatrical expression and a pinch of jazzy groove. The suite is starred by accordionist Johanna Juhola and pianist Kirmo Lintinen.
Duration: 2 hrs (including an intermission)
Age limit: none
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Tickets and packages incl. ticket + album
From the singers and at the door
25 € basic ticket
20 € students, unemployed, pensioners, conscripts, groups of 10 people or more
15 € children 7-17 yrs
40 € basic ticket + album
35 € ticket + album for students, unemployed, pensioners, conscripts, groups of 10 people or more
30 € ticket + album for children 7-17 yrs
From Tiketti with service fees + 1,50 € – 2,50 €
Children under 7 years free of charge with an adult with a ticket.
Ticket + album package includes the Outo kantele album with a reduced price 15 € (normally 20 €). You can collect your album with the ticket on the concert day from the album selling booth in the concert hall lobby.
Interested in the album but not able to make it to the concert?
Order the album via e-mail email@example.com.
When ordered prior to March 23, 2018, you’ll get the album at an early bird price of 15 € (norm. 20 €) to any address in Finland without dispatching charges!
ALBUM RELEASE TOUR
Sat March 17, 2018 at 6 pm (doors at 5.30 pm)
Seinäjoki Hall (Kalevankatu 35, 60100 Seinäjoki)
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Fri March 23rd, 2018 at 7 pm (doors at 6.30 pm)
Helsinki Conservatory of Music, Concert Hall (Ruoholahdentori 6, 00180 Helsinki)
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Wed June 6, 2018 at 7 pm (doors at 6 pm)
VocalEspoo festival: Juurilla – Female choir KYN & Juurakko (Note! Only Outo kantele suite)
Espoo Cultural Center, Tapiola Hall (Kulttuuriaukio 2, 02100 Espoo)
Tickets from Lippupiste from March 1st
KYN: Grand Prix Winner – Choir of the Year – #6 in the world ranking of female choirs
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“Kyn has risen to be one of the brightest stars on Finland’s choir scene and a precursor in jazz music.” Helsingin Sanomat HS 18.4.2017