BRQ | Vantaa Festival

The Masters of English Music

Marianne Beate Kielland mezzosopraano
Bojan Čičić baroque violin
Anssi Koskela baroque violin
Hanna Pakkala baroque viola
Markku Luolajan-Mikkola baroque cello, viola da gamba
Eero Saunamäki recorder
Eero Palviainen archlute
Aapo Häkkinen harpsichord, organs

The first concert on Friday evening takes listeners deep into the soul of English Baroque. The concert showcases the timeless compositions of Henry Purcell and Matthew Locke, which have maintained their enchantment over the centuries.

The concert program includes Purcell's beloved pieces "Music for a while" and "If music be the food of love," as well as the heart-wrenching song "Dido’s Lament" from the opera Dido and Aeneas. From Matthew Locke, the audience will hear the G minor suite from the collection Consort of Four Parts and the stunningly beautiful Flat Suite for my Cousin Kemble.

The performers at the concert are top experts in Baroque music, whose passion and expertise bring these historic melodies vividly into the present. The concert will surely speak to both fans of Baroque music and newcomers alike.

Henry Purcell - Matthew Locke

Normal price: 35€
Pensioners: 30€
Other concession groups: 13€


Bundle ticket to the concerts on the same day:
Fri 16.8. at 6.30 PM // The Masters of English Music
Fri 16.8. at 8 PM // Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach
Both in St Lawrence Church, Vantaa

Bundle ticket prices:
Normal price: 65€
Pensioners: 55€
Other concession groups: 20€


Festival pass (incl. all nine concerts with admission)
Normal priced: 210€
Pensioners: 170€
Other concession groups: 70€

Buy your festival pass here, limited amount available!

Possible visual limitation in some seats.

  • Discounted tickets are available for: students, unemployed, children under 18 years of age and those performing military or civil service.
  • There is a separate ticket for pensioners.
  • A personal assistant is admitted free of charge.

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