Turku Cathedral
Sunday 1 November, 2015
at 7 p.m.



Musicians of the King’s Road – baroque orchestra, choir and soloists

Jean-Marc Andrieu, direction

Minna Nyberg, dessus
Minna Laukkanen, haute-contre
Martti Anttila, taille
Jouni Kuorikoski, basse
Markku Hietaharju, orgue
Irma Niskanen, premier dessus de violon

Mass for the dead on All Saints’ Day (N.B. Sun 1 November)

Jean Gilles:
Maybe the most beautiful requiem ever composed

Mathieu Lanes:
Petites Pièces d’orgue

Grand Jeu nro 61
Grand Jeu nro 60
La Piémontoise

The baroque requiem by the French composer Jean Gilles has remained unknown in Finland but it is an important work and has been performed for example at the funerals of composer Jean-Philippe Rameau and King Louis XV. It is said to be one of the most beautiful requiems in the world.

In the concert programme, we will announce one of the concerts of the year of celebration 2017 – Reformation 500th Anniversary and centenary of Finland’s independence.

– The concert was recorded by Yle Radio 1 and broadcast on 12 November, 2015 at 19.03.
– The programme was available on Yle Areena until December 11, 2015.

Tickets: 23 € + possible service fee

Advance booking:


Turku Cathedral information, phone +358 2 261 7100