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Maria Ylipää & UMO: Tarinoita joulusta at Porvoon Tuomiokirkko


Porvoon Tuomiokirkko
Kirkkotori 1


Sat, December 9, 2017



Singer-actress Maria Ylipää (b. 1981) counts among Finland's most charismatic artists.
This year, Ylipää will feature as a soloist for UMO's Christmas tour. The versatile tour programme has been put together guided by the soloist's wishes: the audience can expect emotion and message, soul and stories, humanity and intimate moments. From gospel pieces to fresh Finnish Christmas songs and new arrangements of traditional holiday-time favourites made specifically for this occasion, the programme includes such beloved numbers as Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah; Christmassy soul hits O Holy Night and Go Tell It on the Mountain; and conductor Mikko Hassinen's new arrangement of hymn Silent Night. Worth mentioning is also a newish piece, Aasi ja timpurin muija (The Ass and the Carpenter's Wife), by Finnish musician-composer Jukka Leppilampi. While various genres are represented, the stories and the message of the music are at the heart of this concert....

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Finnish Jazz Federation uploaded this event on November 11, 2017