Francophonie Concert 2023

Thursday, March 30, 2023 19:00

The French institute and Helsinki Chamber orchestra, in collaboration with the Embassies of Romania, Belgium, Switzerland and Canada in Finland, are pleased to invite you to their annual Francophonia Concert!

Helsingin tuomiokirkko
Unioninkatu 29 00170 Helsinki

This year, the concert will have as a guest of honor Romania, who is celebrating their 30th anniversary since joining the International Organization of Francophonie. The concert will feature for the occasion the Romanian Folk Dances by Béla Bartók. The event will culminate with the performance of Duruflé’s Requiem with the Viva Vox Choir. Notably, the concert will take place at the Helsinki Cathedral (“the White Cathedral”), and be entirely free to access. The concert will be held on 30.3.2023, and will be conducted by James Kahane.


Helsinki Chamber Orchestra
Conductor : James Salomon Kahane
Soprano: Inka Kinnunen
Baritone: Luke Scott 

Viva Vox Choir 

  • Béla Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances 
  • Ciprian Porumbescu: Balada 
  • Intermission (10′) 
  • Maurice Duruflé: Requiem 

This event is organized with the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Free entrance
Please register