Thursday, December 1, 2011

8:00 PM

The Avanti! Chamber Orchestra travels from its hometown of Helsinki to New York City, beginning its two-night stay at Carnegie Hall with a focus on Finnish composers. This exemplary group sheds a particularly bright spotlight on Carnegie Hall’s composer-in-residence Kaija Saariaho with her 1987 work Nymphéa and the world premiere of a suite from Emilie, her most recent opera.