On Sunday 8th August at 4 pm in Qvidja castle park public will enjoy of jazz musician Antti Sarpila's big band arrangements of opera arias interpreted by Turku Jazz Orchestra.
On Sunday 8th August at 4 pm the public will have, for the ninth time, the opportunity to enjoy the popular picnic concert in in the park of Qvidja's medieval castle in Parainen.
This year, the courtyard will be filled with a swinging combination of opera and classical swing music. Internationally renowned jazz and wind musician Antti Sarpila's captivating big band arrangement of beloved opera classics is heard interpreted by Turku Jazz Orchestra. In addition to Sarpila, opera singer Essi Luttinen, known for her versatility, and jazz singer Pekka Kurki, a master of jazz improvisation and scat singing, will throw themselves into the passionate world of Bizet's, Verdi's and Puccini's magnificent arias.
The bubbling afternoon is complemented, as usual, by the Matglad picnic meal included in the price of the concert ticket.
Antti Sarpila, klarinett, saxophones, musical leading
Essi Luttinen, vocals
Pekka Kurki, vocals
Turku Jazz Orchestra
Tickets: 39 € + fees (picnic meal included)
Ticketmaster och Boutique Kelovee, Kauppiaskatu 3, Parainen.