Kari Kriikku premieres Saariaho's "Figura"
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Kari Kriikku will give the world premiere of Kaija Saariaho’s Figura in Venice on Friday 7th October. The work was commissioned by La Biennale di Venezia for their 60th …

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Kari Kriikku premieres Saariaho's "Figura"

06.10.2016

Kari Kriikku will give the world premiere of Kaija Saariaho’s Figura in Venice on Friday 7th October. The work was commissioned by La Biennale di Venezia for their 60th International Festival of Contemporary Music, and is based on Kaija Saariaho’s Clarinet concerto D’OM LE VRAI SENS. Composed for solo clarinet, string quartet and piano, Kari Kriikku will be performing the work with Quatour Diomtima and pianist Tuija Hakkila.

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