Niall Chorell

Niall Chorell has an Irish and Finland-Swedish background and received his musical education at the Sibelius Academy under Jorma Hynninen and Tom Krause, and in London under Janice Chapman. He has also attended masterclasses given by Jeffrey Goldberg at New York's Metropolitan Opera. Since 2002, Chorell has performed in opera, oratorio and concerts, singing in Estonia, Wales, Iceland, Japan and Ireland. Notable appearances in recent years include Bach passions and oratorios, Einojuhani Rautavaara's Vigilia and Mozart's requiem. His opera performances include roles in Handel's Acis and Galatea and Ullman's Der Kaiser von Atlantis. He has also sung at the Finnish National Opera in works by R. Strauss, Rossini, Puccini, Mozart and Linkola. Niall Chorell has seen success in the Lohja Tenor Competition, the Lappeenranta National Singing Contest and the Timo Mustakallio Competition. In 2003, he was pronounced winner of the Caj Ehrstedt Award.

Programme

3. Kontio School 14.15

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Hymne an den Unendlichen, D. 232 for mixed voices and piano (1815)

Mon
10.7.

3. Kontio School 14.15

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

An die Sonne, D. 439 for mixed voices and piano (1816)

Mon
10.7.

17. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Gebet, D. 815 for vocal quartet and piano (1824)

Thu
13.7.

50. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Gabriel Fauré (1845—1924):

Requiem, Op. 48 (1887-1890)

Wed
19.7.

54. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Tomi Räisänen (1976):

Balloon Work for guitar and four balloon players (2011)

Thu
20.7.

65. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.15

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Messiah, HWV 56 for rap artist, jazzband, chamber choir and orchestra (1741)

Sat
22.7.