Author: tarjanew

“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....

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 fast progressive metal and a melodic approach, symphonic metal...

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.   ...

“This Christmas you can expect the unexpected! And with the second single from my upcoming winter album you can dream of a very special version of the German Christmas classic "O Tannenbaum". I am very familiar with this song from my childhood. Nevertheless I wanted to record the German version of it because it brings me beautiful memories from the time I was living and studying in Germany. I heard the song frequently back then. I was brave enough to try my...

We are proud to announce the band that will support Tarja during her show in Ecuador, Sifting! Sifting will support Tarja in: November 18th, 2017: Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, Quito, Ecuador Sifting - Progressive Metal hailing from Los Angeles, California - Est. 2010 Sifting are a progressive metal band based in Los Angeles, CA who are strongly influenced by modern active rock. Their debut album ‘Not From Here’ was recorded and produced by award-winning producer Ryan Williams (Velvet Revolver, Pearl Jam, Rage Against The...