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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Today Tarja reveals the second song and video from her upcoming live-art-vide & album “ACT II” In Milan, Tarja and band performed a stunning and powerful set in front of an enthusiastic crowd. After releasing “Love To Hate” from the intimate show at the historic Metropolis Studio in London, “Undertaker” discovers a slightly different side of the queen of Heavy Rock and gives a powerful taste of the forthcoming live release “Act II” showing...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="19215" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] We are proud to announce the band that will support Tarja and Stratovarius during the October run, A Nordic Symphony:   Formed in 2010 by Maggiebeth Sand and Mark Powell, English symphonic rock/metal band, Serpentyne, are authors of a musical movement characterised by a merging of sound and styles. Their first album, “Stella Splendens” (2010) was based solely on medieval music and mythical themes featuring the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]“LOVE TO HATE” NOW AVAILABLE AS DOWNLOAD AND STREAM. Today, Tarja reveals the first song from her brand new live-art-album & video “Act II”. The bombastic live version of “Love To Hate” has been recorded at renowned Metropolis Studios in London, UK, and showcases Tarja’s impressive vocal range and talent for compositions. In London, Tarja and band performed an intimate, yet rocking version of the fan favourite in front of 20 lucky winners from all...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]“ACT II” BRAND NEW LIVE-ART-VIDEO & ALBUM TO BE RELEASED ON JULY 27th, 2018 ON earMUSIC. www.tarja-act2.com Filmed during Tarja’s world tour “The Shadow Shows”, during which the influential heavy rock singer circled the world for 7 ½ times with over 300.000 km traveled and played over 200 shows in 40 countries in front of 1 million people. “Act II” consists of the singer’s very intimate set filmed and recorded live at the Metropolis Studio...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Let’s do it together! I can’t decide which cover image should we use for which format...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcdQ22zmXMA"][vc_separator type="normal"][vc_column_text] Needless to say that one can await big things when the queen of heavy rock, the brightest star of the symphonic rock scene and certainly the most internationally well-known Finnish female voice in the world of music Tarja Turunen and her band team up for a tour with one of the the most successful, enduring power metal bands in the world, who influenced a whole genre with heir distinguished mix of...

We have a special Easter surprise for you:  “A Nordic Symphony“ October 2018. Tell us in what city you would like to see this special package. We will raffle 2 pair of tickets through all comments on https://www.facebook.com/tarjaofficial/ and https://www.facebook.com/stratovarius/. Happy Easter! ...

Noche Escandinava While I was studying in Karlsruhe´s Music University, in Germany, in 2002, I became interested in performing Scandinavian and Finnish songs for the Latin American audience. I gathered information about these countries and realized that composers like J.Sibelius or E.Grieg were not so familiar outside the classical music lovers on a more popular level. As I was particularly studying German lied music, I felt there might be a chance to let them know a bit of my music. I spoke...

The House of Culture Kulttuuritalo was designed by Alvar Aalto and is considered to be one of his main works. The building including a concert hall was opened in 1958. Famous artists who have played in this historic venue include Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Frank Zappa, Queen, AC/DC, Tina Turner, Metallica, Iron Maiden and Lady Gaga among others. To celebrate it’s 60th anniversary, Tarja and the Vantaan Viihdeorkesterii joined forces for a unique cross over and classical program that will include some of Tarja’s own songs on March 23rd.   ...