The finnish Baroque orchestra at the National Library - All the nights of life
The Cupola Hall
00014 Helsinki University
An evening of baroque music at the National library
All the nights of life
FiBO Players: Mikko Perkola, Heidi Peltoniemi, viola da gamba, Anna Rinta-Rahko, violone
The viol (or viola da gamba) was the favourite instrument of European courts and noble families in the 17th and 18th centuries. An evening of French viol music combines the intimate beauty of compositions by Marais, Sainte-Colombe and Forqueray with virtuoso phrasing and melancholic passages.