choir set to perform in Burnham-On-Sea this Friday
Finnish choir is set to perform a unique line-up of music in Burnham-On-Sea
this Friday (June 9th).
Uusi Ääni mixed choir was founded in 2008 by members of
the Oulunsalo parish in Oulu, North Finland, with the aim of 'bringing
joy and uniting people through music'.
Burnham-On-Sea concert will be held in St Andrew's Church on Friday
June 9th at 6pm with a mixed repertoire of gospel, classical pieces,
contemporary music and psalms.
member Katja Kiviniemi-Collins said the choirs name, Uusi
Ääni, is Finnish for "new voice".
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This concert consists of spiritual
songs about faith and hope from all over the world, such as Amazing
Grace, May the Road Rise to Meet You and Go Tell It On The Mountain.
We also sing traditional Finnish songs of famous Finnish composers
because Finland celebrates its 100 years of independence this year.
We sing both in English and in Finnish."
concerts are free and all are warmly welcome! The group will also
give a second concert in St Cuthbert's Church, Wells on Sunday June
11th at 11.30am.
spring 2015 the choir recorded its first album, Balsamia, which
is on sale at the concerts for £10.
album consists of songs both in Finnish and English that have become
important to the choir along the way.
on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge