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Kaija Saariaho

Publisher: Chester Music

Tempest Songbook (2004)
Work Notes
The Songbook can be sung as a collection in any order, or individually
Text Writer
Chester Music Ltd
Soloist(s) and Large Ensemble (7 or more players)
Year Composed
21 Minutes
soprano, baritone
Programme Note
Kaija Saariaho Tempest Songbook (2004)
1. Ariel's Hall (soprano)
2. Caliban's Dream (baritone)
3. Miranda's Lament (soprano)
4. Prospero's Vision (baritone)
5. Ferdinand's Comfort (soprano and baritone)

(NB Works can be performed in any order)

Preview the score:

  • 02 SEP 2018
    Suså Festival
    Ny RIdehus, Næstved, Denmark
    Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen
  • 17 FEB 2017
    Présences 2017: Kaija Saariaho
    Maison de la Radio (Studio 104), Paris
    The Finnish Baroque Orchestra
    Pia Freund, soprano; Gabriel Suovanen, baritone; Antti Tikkanen, conductor
  • 10 OCT 2016
    Ann Arbor, MI
    University of Michigan School of Music
  • 30 JUL 2016
    Usina del Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Buenos Aires Opera Ensemble
    Martín Sotelo, conductor

    Other Dates:
    31 July; 5-7 August - Usina del Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 07 APR 2016
    Diamanten København, Denmark
    Athelas Sinfonietta
  • 07 APR 2016
    Diamanten København, Denmark
    Athelas Sinfonietta
  • 23 OCT 2015
    University of California Berkeley
    ECO Ensemble
    Anssi Karttunen, cello / Lauren Snouffer, soprano / Nikolas Nackley, baritone; David Milnes, conductor
  • 05 JUN 2015
    Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York, UK
    Chimera Ensemble
  • 03 OCT 2014
    Odense, Denmark
  • 09 NOV 2013
    Melos Ethos Festival, Bratlislava
    Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
    Camilla Hoitenga (flute); Zsolt Nagy, conductor

    Other Dates:
    10 November - Bratislava
  • 02 MAR 2013
    Tempest Songbook Country Premiere
    Aventa at Groundswell
    Victoria, BC, Canada
  • 28 FEB 2013
    Tempest Songbook Country Premiere
    Roulette, NYC
    Aventa Ensemble
  • 27 FEB 2013
    Victoria, BC, Canada
    Aventa Ensemble
    Bill Linwood, conductor

    Other Dates:
    28 February; 1-5 March - Victoria, BC, Canada
  • 14 OCT 2012
    Kaija Saariaho festival / Spaces
    Camerata Hall, Helsinki Music Centre, Finlandi
    Uusinta Chamber Orchestra and the students from the Sibelius Academy
    Terttu Iso-Oja; Aarne Pelkonen
  • 25 AUG 2012
    Arcus Temporum IX - Art Festival of Pannonhalma
    Pannonhalma, Hungary
    Mario Caroli
  • 24 MAY 2012
    W.M.P. Concert Hall, New York
    Lunatics at Large
  • 15 SEP 2010
    Sacrum Profanum
    Museum of Urban Engineering, Krakow, Poland
    Dirk Wietheger, cello / Olivia Vermeulen, soprnao / Peter Schöne, baritone; Emilio Pomárico, conductor
  • 03 MAY 2009
    Boswil, Switzerland
    Lucerne Conservatory

    Other Dates:
    6 May - Lucerne, Switzerland
  • 15 MAR 2008
    Zilkah Hall, Houston, USA
  • 02 MAR 2008
    Fokus Finnland
    Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
    Scharoun Ensemble Berlin
    Barbara Hannigan, soprano /Stefan Loges, baritone
  • 21 JAN 2007
    Ultraschall Festival
    Berlin, Germany
    Scharoun Ensemble
    Rita Balder, soprano / Thomas E. Bauer, bariton
  • 04 SEP 2006
    Klara Festival
    Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
    Ensemble Hermes / Avanti! Quartet
  • 21 OCT 2005
    Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania
    Gaida Ensemble
  • 02 JUL 2005
    Tempest Songbook Country Premiere
    Avanti! Summer Sounds Festival 2005
    Porvoo, Finland
    Avanti! Chamber Orchestra
    Anu Komsi (soprano), Jaakko Kortekangas (baritone); Hannu Lintu, conductor

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