Concerts

August 2019
GUEST concert

TALES OF HEROES

Klaus Mäkelä Conductor Janne Mertanen Piano
Thursday 29.8.2019 19.00 from 39 €, Lippupiste ja Carelicum Carelia-sali, Joensuu
Sauli Zinovjev Recharged Ludwig van Beethoven Pianokonsertto nro 4 Ludwig van Beethoven Sinfonia nro 3 "Eroica"
Thursday 29.8.2019 19.00 from 39 €, Lippupiste ja Carelicum Carelia-sali, Joensuu
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September 2019
Season concert 1, part 1

SCHUMANN & SCHUMANN, part 1

Sir Roger Norrington Conductor
Thursday 12.9.2019 19.00 25/19/11€, Double ticket 40/30/18€ Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
Robert Schumannn Symphony no. 1 in B flat major, ‘Spring Symphony’ Robert Schumann Symphony no. 2 in C major op. 61
Thursday 12.9.2019 19.00 25/19/11€, Double ticket 40/30/18€ Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
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Season concert 1, part 2

SCHUMANN & SCHUMANN, part 2

Sir Roger Norrington Conductor
Friday 13.9.2019 19.00 25/19/11€, Double ticket 40/30/18€ Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
Robert Schumann Symphony no. 3 in E flat major op. 97, ‘Rhenish’ Robert Schumann Symphony no. 4 in D minor op. 120
Friday 13.9.2019 19.00 25/19/11€, Double ticket 40/30/18€ Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
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Jaakko Luoma Baroque bassoon Elina Mattila Cello Laura Vihreäpuu Harpsichord
Sunday 15.9.2019 15.00 from. 15/10/6 € Sello Hall
Johann Ernst Galliard Sonata in A minor Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fughetta in G Major Antonio Vivaldi Sonata in E minor RV 40 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier Sonata in G Major op. 26 no 3 Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fuguein F minor from the "Das wohltemperierte Klavier II" Georg Philipp Telemann Sonata in F minor from the "Der Getreue Music-Meister" Joseph Bodin de Boismortier Sonata in E minor op. 50 no 1 Johann Friedrich Fasch Sonata in C Major
Sunday 15.9.2019 15.00 from. 15/10/6 € Sello Hall
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Season concert 2

Shadows

Taavi Oramo Conductor Matleena Nyman Piano
Friday 20.9.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
Ilkka von Boehm Fortress of Shadows Alexandr Skriabin Piano Concerto in F sharp minor op. 20 Arnold Schönberg Chamber Symphony no. 1 in E major op. 9 Jonny Greenwood Water
Friday 20.9.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
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Season concert 3

Rain

Dalia Stasevska Conductor Vadim Gluzman Violin
Friday 27.9.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
Hanns Eisler 14 Ways to Describe Rain, with the film Regen (1929), directed by Joris Ivens Igor Stravinsky Danses Concertantes Claude Debussy / Leopold Stokowski Clair de lune with the deleted scene from the film Fantasy (Walt Disney Productions, 1940) Erich Korngold Violin Concerto
Friday 27.9.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
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October 2019
Children´s concert

CIRCUS TALES

Marzi Nyman guitarist-conductor Kaisa Niemi ringmaster Maksim Komaro director Juho Rahijärvi lighting and visual design Jori Reunanen
Saturday 5.10.2019 15.00 from 8/6 €, group ticket from 26 € (4 persons) ESPOO culture centre
Saturday 5.10.2019 15.00 from 8/6 €, group ticket from 26 € (4 persons) ESPOO culture centre
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MATINÉE 1

MATINÉE 1

Ryan Bancroft Conductor Jukka Rantamäki Host
Thursday 10.10.2019 14.00 from 20 €, INCL. COFFEE AND PASTRY Espoo Cultural Centre
Tōru Takemitsu How slow the wind Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 6
Thursday 10.10.2019 14.00 from 20 €, INCL. COFFEE AND PASTRY Espoo Cultural Centre
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Season concert 4

Songs of Death

Ryan Bancroft Conductor Mika Kares Bass
Friday 11.10.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
Tōru Takemitsu How slow the wind Modest Musorgski / Dmitri Šostakovitš Songs and dances of death Joonas Kokkonen Paavo’s Monologue I ‘I cannot open the door’ from the opera ‘The Last Temptations’ Jean Sibelius Symphony no. 6 in D minor op. 104
Friday 11.10.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
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Season concert 5

Beethoven V

Klaus Mäkelä Conductor Emmanuel Ceysson Harp
Friday 25.10.2019 19.00 Sold out Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
Sauli Zinovjev Un Grande Sospiro, world premiere Reinhold Glière Harp Concerto in E flat Major, op. 74 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 5 in C minor op. 67
Friday 25.10.2019 19.00 Sold out Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
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Moments ii

MOMENTS II: GLOW

Susanne Helasvuo Violin Pekka Kauppinen Violin Tommi Aalto Viola Janne Aalto Cello Naoko Ichihashi Piano Iivari Aalto Piano
Sunday 27.10.2019 15.00 from 15/10/6 € Sello hall
Sergei Rahmaninov Trio élégiaque no 1 in G minor Johannes Brahms Piano quintet op. 34 in F minor
Sunday 27.10.2019 15.00 from 15/10/6 € Sello hall
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November 2019
Season concert

ACROSS THE ATLANTIC

Jeremy Denk Pianist-Conductor Jeffrey Means Conductor Irina Zahharenkova Cembalo Fanny Söderström Piano
Friday 1.11.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Culture Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
Johann Sebastian Bach Harpsichord Concerto no. 2 in E major BWV 1053 Elliott Carter Double Concerto for piano, harpsichord and two chamber orchestras Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 19 Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring Suite
Friday 1.11.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Culture Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
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season concert 7

meta4

META4 Quartet Antti Tikkanen Violin Minna Pensola Violin Atte Kilpeläinen Viola Tomas Djupsjöbacka Cello
Friday 8.11.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
Jörg Widmann Octet Gustav Mahler Adagio from Symphony no. 10, arr. V. Mendelssohn and Meta4 Joseph Haydn Symphony no. 100 in G major, ‘Military Symphony’
Friday 8.11.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
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Matinee

MATINÉE 2

Klaus Mäkelä Conductor Jukka Rantamäki Host
Thursday 21.11.2019 14.00 from 20 €, incl. coffee and pastry Espoo Cultural Centre
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 6 ‘Pastoral’
Thursday 21.11.2019 14.00 from 20 €, incl. coffee and pastry Espoo Cultural Centre
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season concert 8

Beethoven VI

Klaus Mäkelä Conductor Marko Ylönen Cello
Friday 22.11.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
Einar Englund The White Reindeer Suite Pēteris Vasks Cello Concerto no. 2, ‘Klātbūtne’ Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 6 in F major op. 68, ‘Pastoral Symphony’
Friday 22.11.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
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December 2019
Season concert 9

3 mob

Cem Mansur Concuctor Jeroen Berwaerts Trumpet Virva Puumala Sopran
Thursday 5.12.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
Joseph Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat major Joseph Haydn Symphony no. 92 in G major, ‘Oxford’ Heinz Karl Gruber 3 MOB Pieces for trumpet and orchestra Arnold Schönberg String Quartet no. 2 in F sharp minor op. 10 (arranged for string orchestra)
Thursday 5.12.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
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Pasi Pihlaja Horn Satu Kolehmainen Piano Tapiola Sinfonietta String Quartet
Sunday 8.12.2019 15.00 from 15/10/6 € Sello hall
Timo Klemettinen Rajaton Timo Katila Melancolico Alexander Gilev Consertino Satu Kolehmainen The Last waltz Camille Saint-Saëns Romance op. 36
Sunday 8.12.2019 15.00 from 15/10/6 € Sello hall
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Tapiola Choir Pasi Hyökki Conductor
Wednesday 11.12.2019 18.00 Free Admission Espoo Cultural Centre
Wednesday 11.12.2019 18.00 Free Admission Espoo Cultural Centre
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Tapiola Choir Pasi Hyökki Conductor
Wednesday 11.12.2019 18.00 Free admission Espoo Cultural Centre
Wednesday 11.12.2019 18.00 Free admission Espoo Cultural Centre
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SEASON CONCERT 10

CHRISTMAS BAROQUE 1

Rachel Podger Violinist- Conductor
Wednesday 18.12.2019 19.00 Sold out Espoo Cathedral
Silver 2020-2021
Francesco Maria Veracini Ouverture no. 6 in G minor Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Concerto in A minor BWV 1041 Evaristo Felice Dall ‘Abaco Concerto grosso in D major op. 5 no. 6 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite no. 1 in C major BWV 1066
Wednesday 18.12.2019 19.00 Sold out Espoo Cathedral
Silver 2020-2021
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Guest concert

CHRISTMAS BAROQUE 2

Rachel Podger Violin & Conductor
Thursday 19.12.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Tammisaari church, Pikku Kirkkokatu 3, 10600 Tammisaari
Francesco Maria Veracini Ouverture in G minor Johann Sebastian Bach Volin Concerto in A minor Evaristo Felice Dall ‘Abaco Concerto Grosso op. 5 no 6 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite no 1 in C major
Thursday 19.12.2019 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Tammisaari church, Pikku Kirkkokatu 3, 10600 Tammisaari
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January 2020
Season concert 1

SAINT-SAËNS

Jean-Jacques Kantorow Conductor Alexandre Kantorow Piano
Friday 10.1.2020 19.00 Sold out Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
Camille Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto no. 1 in D major op. 17 Camille Saint-Saëns Allegro appassionato for piano and orchestra op. 70 Franz Schubert Symphony no. 5 in B flat major
Friday 10.1.2020 19.00 Sold out Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
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season concert 2

Beethoven VII

Klaus Mäkelä Conductor Petri Aarnio Violin Tuomas Lehto Cello
Friday 24.1.2020 19.00 Sold out Espoo cultural centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
Alberto Ginastera Variaciones concertantes Väinö Raitio Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 7
Friday 24.1.2020 19.00 Sold out Espoo cultural centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
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Chamber music

London Calling

Barokkiyhtye Clavicula: Jukka Kaukola Baroque cello Miika Uuksulainen Baroque cello and viola da gamba Jouko Laivuori Harpsichord
Sunday 26.1.2020 15.00 from 15/10/6 € Sello hall
Carl Friedrich Abel Sonata in E minor Johann Christian Bach Sonata op. 17 Giovanni Battista Cirri Sonata op. 15 no 2 Francesco Geminiani Sonata op. 5 no 5 Pieter Hellendaal Sonatas op. 5 no 1 and 2 Salvatore Lanzetti Sonata op. 1 no 9
Sunday 26.1.2020 15.00 from 15/10/6 € Sello hall
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season concert 3

ROMANTIC

Emilia Hoving Conductor Katy Woolley Horn
Friday 31.1.2020 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo culture centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
Thomas Adès Living Toys Richard Strauss Horn Concerto no. 1 in E flat major op. 11 Johannes Brahms Symphony no. 1 in C minor op. 68
Friday 31.1.2020 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo culture centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
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February 2020
Specialkonsert

Skating concert

Markku Johansson Dirigent Eino Grön Diandra
Saturday 8.2.2020 17.00 5 €, incl. Lippupiste´s service charge and carderobe Esbo kulturcentrum
Saturday 8.2.2020 17.00 5 €, incl. Lippupiste´s service charge and carderobe Esbo kulturcentrum
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season concert 4

Kronberg Academy

Jonathan Bloxham Conductor Fumika Mohri Violin Timothy Ridout Viola
Friday 14.2.2020 19.00 From 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
Benjamin Britten Prelude and Fugue for string orchestra op. 29 Aram Hatšaturjan Concerto-Rhapsody for violin and orchestra Bohuslav Martinů Rhapsody-Concerto for viola and orchestra Benjamin Britten Concerto for Violin, Viola and Orchestra
Friday 14.2.2020 19.00 From 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
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March 2020
Matinee

Matinée 3

Pascal Rophé Conductor Carolyn Sampson Soprano Jukka Rantamäki Host
Thursday 5.3.2020 14.00 from 20 €, incl. coffee and pastry Espoo Culture centre
Nicolas Bacri Symphony no. 4 Joseph Canteloube Chansons d’Auvergne
Thursday 5.3.2020 14.00 from 20 €, incl. coffee and pastry Espoo Culture centre
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Season concert 5

CARMEN

Pascal Rophé Conductor Carolyn Sampson Sopran
Friday 6.3.2020 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
Nicolas Bacri Symphony no. 4, ‘im “Sturm und Drang” Stil’ Joseph Canteloube Chants d’Auvergne Georges Bizet / Rodion Štšedrin Carmen Suite
Friday 6.3.2020 19.00 from 25/19/11 € Espoo Cultural Centre
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
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CHAMBER MUSIC

Moments V: CONTRASTS

Olli Leppäniemi Clarinet Janne Nisonen Violin Kiril Kozlovsky Piano
Sunday 15.3.2020 15.00 CANCELLED.
Aram Hatšaturjan Trio Igor Stravinsky: Soldier´s story, serie Béla Bartók Contrasts Sz. 111 Paul Schönfield Trio
Sunday 15.3.2020 15.00 CANCELLED.
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Tapiola Sinfonietta´s chambe music ensembel
Tuesday 24.3.2020 14.00 Free espoo.fi/livetapahtumat
Ilkka Hongisto Ohratie Henri Dutilleux Sarabande et Cortège Camille Saint-Saëns Sonata in G major op. 16868
Tuesday 24.3.2020 14.00 Free espoo.fi/livetapahtumat
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season concert 6

BEETHOVEN VIII

Klaus Mäkelä Conductor Anni Haapaniemi Oboe
Friday 27.3.2020 19.00 CANCELLED
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
Jörg Widmann Con brio Friedrich Witt Symphony in C major, ‘Jena Symphony’ Richard Strauss Oboe Concerto Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 8 in F major op. 93
Friday 27.3.2020 19.00 CANCELLED
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
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Anni Haapaniemi Oboe Emil Holmström Piano Emilia Hoving Conductor
Friday 27.3.2020 19.00 Free kotona247.fi
Richard Strauss Oboe Concerto, 2nd movement Andante Johannes Brahms Symphony No.1
Friday 27.3.2020 19.00 Free kotona247.fi
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Tuesday 31.3.2020 14.00 Free kotona247.fi
Johannes Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor op. 115
Tuesday 31.3.2020 14.00 Free kotona247.fi
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April 2020
Friday 3.4.2020 14.00 Free kotona247.fi
Familiar children’s songs and poems (in Finnish)
Friday 3.4.2020 14.00 Free kotona247.fi
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Tuesday 7.4.2020 14.00 Free kotona247.fi
Leoš Janáček On an Overgrown Path, Book 1
Tuesday 7.4.2020 14.00 Free kotona247.fi
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Season concert 7

Silence

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Kaspar Putniņš Conductor Erik Söderblom Director
Thursday 9.4.2020 19.00 CANCELLED.
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
Arvo Pärt Cantus In Memoriam Benjamin Britten Arvo Pärt Ode VII from Kanon Pokajanen James MacMillan Seven Last Words from the Cross
Thursday 9.4.2020 19.00 CANCELLED.
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
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Tuesday 14.4.2020 14.00 Free kotona247.fi
Tuesday 14.4.2020 14.00 Free kotona247.fi
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Matinee

Matinee 4

Taavi Oramo Conductor Meriheini Luoto Violin Jukka Rantamäki Host
Thursday 16.4.2020 14.00 CANCELLED
Heta Aho Three songs to texts by Edith Södergran Meriheini Luoto, orchestrated by Kalle Vainio Metsänpeitto
Thursday 16.4.2020 14.00 CANCELLED
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season concert 8

Forest cover

Taavi Oramo Conductor and tenor Meriheini Luoto Violin
Friday 17.4.2020 19.00 CANCELLED
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
Heta Aho Three songs to texts by Edith Södergran Juhani Nuorvala Variationes ex ‘Bene Quondam’ Meriheini Luoto, orchestrated by Kalle Vainio Metsänpeitto
Friday 17.4.2020 19.00 CANCELLED
Platinum 2020-2021 Silver 2020-2021
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Friday 17.4.2020 19.00 Free kotona247.fi
Friday 17.4.2020 19.00 Free kotona247.fi
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Tapiola Sinfonietta String sextet
Tuesday 21.4.2020 14.00 Free kotona247.fi
Pyotr Tchaikovsky String Sextet in d minor “Souvenir de Florence”, op. 70
Tuesday 21.4.2020 14.00 Free kotona247.fi
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Hans Ek Conductor
Wednesday 22.4.2020 19.00 CANCELLED
Remix of EDM, arranged for symphony orchestra
Wednesday 22.4.2020 19.00 CANCELLED
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chamber music

Moments VI: Septets

Jaakko Luoma Bassoon Mervi Kinnarinen Violin Janne Nisonen Violin Jussi Tuhkanen Viola Jukka Kaukola Cello Mikko Kujanpää Double Bass Asko Heiskanen Clarinet Tero Toivonen Natural Horn Ilkka Hongisto Natural Horn
Sunday 26.4.2020 15.00 CANCELLED
Franz Berwald Septet in B flat Major Ludwig van Beethoven Septet in E flat Major op. 20
Sunday 26.4.2020 15.00 CANCELLED
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special concert

MAYDAY EVE´s CONCERT

Jukka Perko Saxophone
Thursday 30.4.2020 18.00 CANCELLED
Works of Charlie Parker
Thursday 30.4.2020 18.00 CANCELLED
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May 2020
Saturday 9.5.2020 15.00 CANCELLED Soukka chapel
Dobrinka Tabakova Insights  Benjamin Britten Gemini Variations Ludwig van Beethoven Sextet for two horn and string quartet in E flat major op. 81 
Saturday 9.5.2020 15.00 CANCELLED Soukka chapel
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Saturday 9.5.2020 18.00 CANCELLED Perkkaa Chapel
Élizabeth Jaquet de la Guerrer Sonata for violin nr 2 in D major C. Graupner Triosonata for chalumeau, bassoon and basso continuo Isabella Leonarda Sonata for violin and basso continuo op. 16 nr. 12 A. Hasse Concerto for chalumeau, oboe, bassoon and basso continuo J.S. Bach Vor deinen Thron tret ich hiermit BWV 668
Saturday 9.5.2020 18.00 CANCELLED Perkkaa Chapel
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Sunday 10.5.2020 15.00 CANCELLED kauklahti CHAPEL
Sofia Gubaidulina Meditation über den Bach-Choral "Vor deinen Thron tret' ich hiermit Gabriella Smith Brandenburg Interstices  Louise Farrenc Nonet op. 38 
Sunday 10.5.2020 15.00 CANCELLED kauklahti CHAPEL
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Sunday 10.5.2020 18.00 CANCELLED Olari chapel
Amy Beach String quartet op. 89 Grazyna Bacewicz   Duos for two violins  Gabriella Smith Children of fire  Nancy Dalberg Arabic music from Sahara 
Sunday 10.5.2020 18.00 CANCELLED Olari chapel
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season concert 9

IM WALDE

Mario Venzago Conductor Ilya Gringolts Violin
Thursday 14.5.2020 19.00 CNACELLED
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
Franz Liszt Symphonic Poem no. 13 “From the Cradle to the Grave” Franz Schubert Konzertstück for violin and orchestra in D major D. 345 Franz Schubert Rondo for violin and strings in A major D. 438 Franz Schubert Polonaise for violin and orchestra in B flat major D. 580 Joachim Raff Symphony no. 5 in E major op. 177 "Lenore"
Thursday 14.5.2020 19.00 CNACELLED
Platinum 2020-2021 Gold 2020-2021
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June 2020
Reinhard Goebel Conductor Tobias Feldmann Violin
Thursday 4.6.2020 19.00 From 14-39 €, Lippupiste Espoo cathedral
Anton Eberl Sinfonia nro 3 Franz Clement Viulukonsertto nro 2 Franz Clement Muunelmia op. 1 Mozartin teemasta viululle ja orkesterille Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio ja fuuga c-molli KV 546 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Fantasia c-molli KV 475
Thursday 4.6.2020 19.00 From 14-39 €, Lippupiste Espoo cathedral
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Reinhard Goebel Conductor Tobias Feldmann Violin
Sunday 7.6.2020 20.00 Kaisersaal, Würzburg (Germany)
Anton Eberl Symphony nr 3 Franz Clement Violin Concerto nr 2 Franz Clement Variations on a Theme by Mozart for violin and orchestra op. 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio and Fugue in C minori KV 546 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Fantasia in C minor KV 475
Sunday 7.6.2020 20.00 Kaisersaal, Würzburg (Germany)
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