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L'Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio Sväng

Musical fireworks from the streets of Rome! The orchestra's story and sound speak of unity between cultures and religions. Always fun, never dull, Sväng have earned their cult status.

L'Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio:
Peppe D'Argenzio, baritone sax, bass clarinet
Evandro Cesar Dos Reis, vocals, classical guitar, cavaquinho
Omar Lopez Valle, trumpet, flugelhorn
Awalys Ernesto Lopez Maturell, drums, congas, vocals
John Maida, violin
Zsuzsanna Krasznai, cello
Carlos Paz, voals, Andean flutes
Pino Pecorelli, double bass, electric bass
Raul Scebba, marimba, congas, percussions
El Hadji Yeri Samb, vocals, djembe, dumdum, sabar, shaker
Dialy Mady Sissoko, vocals, kora
Giuseppe Smaldino, French horn
Ziad Trabelsi, vocals, oud
Mario Tronco, artistic director, Fender Rhodes

Harmonica Eero Turkka, Eero Grundström, Pasi Leino, Jouko Kyhälä

Sväng will begin to play at 19. L'Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio estimated starting time is at 20.15.


Photo: Agosto Ferrente

On 13 and 19 August, Helsinki Festival and the Kino Engel film theatre will be offering free screenings of the The Orchestra of Piazza Vittorio documentary. Directed by Agostino Ferrente, it is a riotous yet moving account of the creation and development of this unique multi-cultural ensemble. Text in English.

Tickets for the free screenings are available from the Kino Engel box office from 6 August. The box office opens 30mins before the first screening.





Tue 18/8  at 19.00 


35 / S-Benefit -4 € until 13.8.

Age recommendation

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