Lumen Valo has been a major force on two Finnish musical scenes for the last two decades. It has played a central role as a trail-blazer in the early music movement and as a role model for classical vocal ensembles. The bulk of Lumen Valo’s repertoire comes from the sixteenth century, but it has ample experience in making detours outside the Renaissance period. Especially significant has been its activity in contemporary music: the group has premiered over ten works written especially for Lumen Valo. The versatility of the group is displayed in its nine CD’s (see Discography). The group consists of eight singers, four women (SSAA) and four men (TTBB), all of whom have sung several years with the group.
Aurore 2015The second Aurore Renaissance Festival will take place in Helsinki January 15 - 18. Lumen Valo will perform in two concerts.
Lumen Valo’s second Christmas record was chosen the Classical album of the year by Casa. Like its predecessor Mysterium, also Miraculum moves freely in place and time in search of essence of Christmas music. Compared to Mysterium, the emphasis is on Finnish and Russian Orthodox music, with a...