Speak softly, love

Tenor Heikki Halinen has published a video Puhu hiljaa rakkaudesta that is known originally as Speak softly, love from the movie The Godfather. Composed by Nino Rota, lyrics by Larry Kusik and Finnish words by Vexi Salmi. Video will be first published in Facebook and later at Youtube in HD format. One of the main

Carmen in Vaasa City Theatre

One of the World’s famous operas Carmen by Georges Bizet in Vaasa City Theatre at 10.1.2019 More information about the tickets coming up soon. Composer: Georges Bizet Libretto: according to Prosper Mérimée’s  ”Carmen” by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy Performance languages: Finnish, Swedish, French Subtitling : Finnish/ Swedish Conductor: Jonas Rannila Director: Juulia Tapola Decor: Teemu Loikas Costume designer: Mirkka Nyrhinen Photographer: Tero Vihavainen Casting Carmen: Essi Luttinen (mezzo soprano) Mikaela: Hedvig

Don Carlos 2018

Don Carlos at Alexandre Theatre 2018. Tenor Heikki Halinen in the title role. Tickects here 

Debut at the Savonlinna Opera Festivals 2018

Heikki Halinen makes his debute at the Savonlinnan Opera Festival 2018 at the opera The Queen of Spades (Pjotr Tšaikovski), as Chaplitsky. Savonlinna Opera Festival is one of the most prestigious European festivals, here is one view to the topic. 

Mona Lisa

Tenor Heikki Halinen and his band paint a new stunningly beautiful version of the Academy Award winning song Mona Lisa (R.Evans & J.Livingston). Recording is available first from the Apple Store and soon from other digital services all over the world. During this year there will be also music video published. The Band Ilmari Räikkönen

The Finnish Cultural Foundation grant

The Finnish Cultural Foundation has admitted a 5000 EUR grant for opera singer Heikki Halinen. Im deeply grateful of this recognition and I will work hard also in the future for our culture.