Looking forward to a splendid night!

11 June 2024

In the final of the Mirjam Helin competition on Wednesday 12 June 2024 at 18:30 we will hear Josipa Bilić, Aksel Daveyan, Junho Hwang, Justyna Khil, Kathrin Lorenzen and Jingjing Xu.

From the left: Aksel Daveyan, Kathrin Lorenzen, Justyna Khil, Josipa Bilić, Jingjing Xu, Junho Hwang. Photo: Minna Hatinen.

The performances will be as follows:

  • Josipa Bilić, soprano, Croatia
    J. Haydn: Scena di Berenice
    C. Gounod – Romeo et Juliette: “Amour, ranime mon courage” (Juliette)
  • Aksel Daveyan, baritone, Armenia
    G. Bizet – Les pêcheurs de perles: “L’orage s’est calmé…O Nadir, tendre ami” (Zurga)
    P. I. Tšaikovski – Iolanta: “Kto možet” (Robert) 
  • Junho Hwang, tenor, South Korea
    J. Massenet – Werther: “Pourquoi me réveiller” (Werther) 
    G. Puccini – La bohème: “Che gelida manina” (Rodolfo) 
  • Justyna Khil, soprano, Poland
    G. Puccini – Turandot: “Tu che di gel sei cinta” (Liù) 
    S. Barber – Vanessa: “Do not utter a word, Anatol” (Vanessa) 
  • Kathrin Lorenzen, soprano, Germany
    J. Corigliano – The ghosts of Versailles:  ”They are always with me: the unbounded waiting” (Marie Antoinette)
    G. Mahler – Das himmlische Leben (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
  • Jingjing Xu, mezzo-soprano, China
    G. Meyerbeer – Les Hugenots: ”Nobles seigneurs, salut!” (Urbain)
    V. Bellini – I Capuleti e i Montecchi: ”Se Romeo t’uccise un figlio” (Romeo)

The singers will be accompanied by the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Sir Mark Elder. The event will be hosted by Maria Ylipää.

You can watch the final concert live at 18:30 on Yle Areena or listen to Yle Radio 1. The final will also be broadcast delayed on Yle Teema at 20:00. All times are UTC+02:00.

Purchase your tickets from Ticketmaster or at the door in Musiikkitalo.

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