Song of the Crimson Flower
SUN. 6.1.2019 at 3.00 pm In The Helsinki Music Centre
The Helsinki Music Centre is transformed into a melodious cinema in honour of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Finnish conductor and composer Armas Järnefelt. Song of the Crimson Flower was a film released in 1919 by director Mauritz Stiller, who stunned audiences at the time with his bold love scenes. The film is a moving example of how image and music can work together.
Completion and restoration of the score: Jani Kyllönen and Jaakko Kuusisto.
Pre-concert talk at 2 pm.