Experience ancient Viking mysticism in the darkening August night. The phenomenally popular Wardruna from Norway creates new music from age-old Norse elements. The group’s ambient-style concerts are renowned for their ritualistic and mesmerising atmospheres.
Along with traditional Scandinavian drums, harps and wind instruments, the rich soundscape includes whispering voices, melodic vocals and mighty choral singing. Historic Norse instruments are complemented by the natural sounds of trees, stones, fire and water. Song lyrics, written in old Viking languages, are based on mythology and runes.
Wardruna has published four albums and has topped the Billboard chart
for world music. The group’s fame has been further enhanced by having its compositions featured in the popular History Channel’s series Vikings.
Ticket sales start on Mon 16 September at Lippupiste outlets and the Opera Festival ticket office. The concert at Olavinlinna starts at 7 p.m., gates open at 6 p.m.
Tickets from €60
Olavinlinna 1 August 2020 at 7 p.m.
Gates open at 6 p.m.
- Standort des Ereignisses
- Olavinlinna Castle
Olavinlinna, 57130, Savonlinna
- Savonlinnan Oopperajuhlat
- Ei ilmoitettuja tietoja
- LIPPUPISTE TICKET AGENCY
Booking by telephone +358 (0)600 900 900, normal international call rates, open Mon-Sat 9-21, Sun 10-18.
SAVONLINNA OPERA FESTIVAL
Olavinkatu 27, 57130 Savonlinna, Tel. +358 (0)15 476 750, Open Mon-Fri 11-15, firstname.lastname@example.org
During festival season ticket office is open Mon-Sat 9.00-18.30 and Sun 10.00-15.00.