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08/17/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 17.8. Guest Performance: Helsinki Festival

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, soprano
Tuomas Katajala, tenor
Mika Pohjonen, tenor
Jaakko Kortekangas, baritone
Waltteri Torikka, baritone
Petri Bäckström, tenor
Kristian Lindroos, baritone
Helsinki Music Centre Choir, coach Nils Schweckendiek

Väinö Raitio: Princess Cecilia

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08/31/2017 - 18:00 Forssa Sport Hall Feeniks 31.8. Guest Performance: Silent Film Festival in Forssa

Kalle Kuusava, conductor
Eero Leväluoma, director

Finlandia-film (Finland 1922)

09/01/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 1.9. Guest Performance: Helsinki Festival

Kalle Kuusava, conductor
Eero Leväluoma, director

Finlandia-film (Finland 1922)

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09/06/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 6.9. Wednesday series 1

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Violeta Urmana, soprano
Mikhail Petrenko, bass

Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Suite for Orchestra
Béla Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle

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09/07/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 7.9. Thursday series 1

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Violeta Urmana, mezzo-soprano
Mikhail Petrenko, bass

Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Suite for Orchestra
Béla Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle

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09/15/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 15.9. Friday series 1

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Camilla Tilling, soprano
Michelle Breedt, mezzo-soprano
Tuomas Katajala, tenor
Nathan Berg, baritone
Savonlinna Opera Festival Choir, coach Matti Hyökki

Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa solemnis

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09/20/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 20.9. Wednesday series 2

Andrew Manze, conductor
Francesco Piemontesi, piano

Hubert Parry: Elegy for Brahms, fp in Finland
W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27 K 595
Johannes Brahms / Arnold Schönberg: Piano Quartet in G minor

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09/24/2017 - 15:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 24.9. Chamber Music Concert 1 / CHAIN REACTION – THE DOUBLE-BASS IN CHAMBER MUSIC

Teemu Kauppinen, artistic planning and double-bass
Kati Salovaara, double-bass
Aapo Juutilainen, double-bass
Laura Vikman, violin
Giuseppe Gentile, clarinet
Satu Elijärvi, piano

Tauno Marttinen: Trio for Violin, Double-Bass and Piano
Antti Auvinen: Double Excelsis for two Violins and Double-Bass, fp
Aulis Sallinen: Metamorfora
Jean Sibelius: Rondino Op. 81
Jean Sibelius: Romance Op. 78
Jean Sibelius: Tanz-Idylle Op. 79
Kirmo Lintinen: Trio Concertante for Clarinet, Double-Bass and Piano

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09/28/2017 - 10:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 28.9. FAIRYTALE CONCERT

Edward Gardner, conductor
Cast: Sari Kallioranta and Siina Hirvonen

Maurice Ravel: Tombeau de Couperin

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09/29/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 29.9. Friday series 2

Edward Gardner, conductor
Marko Ylönen, cello

Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Canto di Speranza
Thomas Adès: Three Studies from Couperin
Maurice Ravel: Daphnis & Chloé, Ballet Suite No. 2
LATE NIGHT CHAMBER MUSIC
Emma Vähälä, violin
Taija Angervo, violin
Jakob Dingstad, viola
Tomas Nuñez-Garcés, cello
Maurice Ravel: String Quartet

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10/04/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 4.10. Wednesday series 3

Rafael Payare, conductor
Vilde Frang, violin

Hector Berlioz: Le carnaval romain, overture
Benjamin Britten: Violin Concerto
Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

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10/13/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 13.10. Friday series 3 / Alexander Nevsky

Frank Strobel, conductor
Anna Danik, mezzo-soprano
Helsinki Music Centre Choir, coach Nils Schweckendiek
Sergei Prokofiev, music
Sergei Eisenstein, director

PRE-CONCERT TALK at 6 pm, Main Foyer: Discussion between conductor Frank Strobel and journalist J. P. Pulkkinen on “Alexander Nevsky and Sergei Prokofiev as a cinema composer”.

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10/18/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 18.10. Wednesday series 4

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violin

Béla Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2
Béla Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 1
Witold Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 4

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10/19/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 19.10. Thursday series 2

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violin

Béla Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2
Béla Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 1
Witold Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 4

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10/27/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 27.10. Friday series 4

Pietari Inkinen, conductor
Sergey Khatchatryan, violin

Olli Virtaperko: Usvapatsas, fp (Yle commission)
Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1
Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
LATE NIGHT CHAMBER MUSIC
Ilari Angervo, viola
Emil Holmström, piano
Dmitri Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola and Piano

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10/29/2017 - 15:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 29.10. Chamber Music Concert 2

Ackord Quartet:
Annemarie Åström, violin
Tarja-Leena Kircher, violin
Atso Lehto, viola
Eeva Rysä, cello

Maija Parko piano

W. A. Mozart: String Quartet G Major K 156 (134b)
Aulis Sallinen: Some Aspects of Peltoniemi Hintrik’s Funeral March
Clara Schumann: Piano Trio

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11/01/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 1.11. Wednesday series 5

Erich Höbarth, conductor and violin
Soile Isokoski, soprano
Aapo Häkkinen, organ

G. F. Handel: Concerto grosso Op. 3/5 in D Minor
G. F. Handel: Organ Concerto in G Minor Op. 4/1
G. F. Handel: Organ Concerto in B Flat Major Op. 4/6
G. F. Handel: Concerto grosso in C major "Alexander’s Feast"
J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
J. S. Bach: Cantata No. 82 “Ich habe genug”

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11/02/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 2.11. Thursday series 3

Erich Höbarth, conductor and violin
Soile Isokoski, soprano
Aapo Häkkinen, organ

G. F. Handel: Concerto grosso Op. 3/5 in D Minor
G. F. Handel: Organ Concerto in G Minor Op. 4/1
G. F. Handel: Organ Concerto in B Flat Major Op. 4/6
G. F. Handel: Concerto grosso in C major "Alexander’s Feast"
J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
J. S. Bach: Cantata No. 82 “Ich habe genug”

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11/10/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 10.11. Friday series 5 / International Piano Festival in Espoo

Olari Elts, conductor
Risto-Matti Marin, piano

J. S. Bach / Ottorino Respighi: Prelude and Fugue in D Major
Matthew Whittall: Piano Concerto, fp in Finland (PianoEspoo and National Arts Centre Corporation commission)
Sergei Rachmaninov / Ottorino Respighi: Preludium La mer et les mouettes Op. 39 No 2
Sergei Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances
LATE NIGHT CHAMBER MUSIC
Risto-Matti Marin, piano
Matthew Whittall: From Leaves of Grass - 12 preludes for piano after Walt Whitman:
Prelude No. 6 "On the beach at night"
Prelude No. 7 "A noiseless patient spider"
Prelude No.11 "Song of the universal"

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11/15/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 15.11. Wednesday series 6

Bernard Labadie, conductor
Laura Vikman, violin
Jakob Dingstad,
viola

Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolanus, overture
W. A. Mozart: Sinfonia concertante
W. A. Mozart: Symphony No. 39

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11/19/2017 - 15:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 19.11. Chamber Music Concert 3 / TWO-STYLE NOVEMBER

Salla Savolainen and Leena Jaakkola, artistic planning and violin
Atso Lehto, viola
Tuomas Lehto, cello
Samuli Peltonen, cello
Roope Gröndahl, piano

Dmitri Shostakovich: Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano
Franz Schubert: String Quartet in C Major

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11/24/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 24.11. Friday series 6 / Finnish Musicians Union 100 years

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Lisa Batiashvili, violin

Erkki Melartin: Traumgesicht
Anders Hillborg: Violin Concerto No. 2, fp in Finland
Antti Auvinen: New work, fp (Yle and FMU commission)
Alexander Scriabin: Le Poême de l'extase
LATE NIGHT CHAMBER MUSIC
Yuki Koyama, flute
Jorma Valjakka, oboe
Giuseppe Gentile, clarinet
Otto Virtanen, bassoon
Jukka Harju, French horn
Joonas Kokkonen: Quintet for Winds

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11/29/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 29.11. Wednesday series 7

Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Antoine Tamestit, viola

Jörg Widmann: Viola Concerto, fp in Finland
Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 3

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11/30/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 30.11. Thursday series 4

Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Antoine Tamestit, viola

Jörg Widmann: Viola Concerto, fp in Finland
Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 3

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12/06/2017 - 15:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 6.12. Finland 100 & FRSO 90

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Niina Keitel, mezzo-soprano
Tuomas Pursio, baritone
Polytech Choir, coach. Saara Aittakumpu
Eesti Rahvusmeeskoor

Lotta Wennäkoski: Uniin asti, fp (Yle and Polytech Choir commission)
Magnus Lindberg: Tempus fugit, fp (Yle commission)
Jean Sibelius: Kullervo

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12/09/2017 - 19:00 Tallinn, Estonian Concert Hall 9.12. Guest Performance: Tallinn

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Niina Keitel, mezzo-soprano
Tuomas Pursio, baritone
Eesti Rahvusmeeskoor

Magnus Lindberg: Tempus fugit, (Yle commission)
Jean Sibelius: Kullervo

12/13/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 13.12. Wednesday series 8

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Gerald Finley, baritone

Uuno Klami: Suite from the ballet Whirls
Kaija Saariaho: True fire, fp in Finland
Igor Stravinsky: Petrushka

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12/14/2017 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 14.12. Thursday series 5

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Gerald Finley, baritone

Uuno Klami: Suite from the ballet Whirls
Kaija Saariaho: True fire, fp in Finland
Igor Stravinsky: Petrushka

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12/17/2017 - 15:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 17.12. Chamber Music Concert / 4 BOLOGNA GRASSA

Miika Uuksulainen, artistic planning and cello
Hannu Vasara, violin
Kaisa Kallinen, violin
Petteri Pitko, harpsichord
Eero Palviainen, lute and guitar

Giuseppe Torelli: Trio Sonata Op. 1
Giovanni Maria Bononcini: Trio Sonata in A Major Op. 6 No. 5
Domenico Gabrielli: Cello Sonata in G Major
Marco Uccellini: Violin Sonata Op. 5 No. 5
Maurizio Cazzati: Capricci a uno e due Violini e Basso continuo Op. 50
Giovanni Battista Vitali: Partite e Capricci Op. 7
Giovanni Battista Bassani: Trio Sonata in A minor
Arcangelo Corelli: Trio Sonata in D Major Op. 4 No. 4

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01/10/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 10.1. Wednesday series 9 / FREEDOM

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Jussi Nikkilä, direction and script
Pietu Pietiäinen, lighting design
In partnership with Yle Drama
Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, soprano (Leonore)
Russell Thomas, tenor (Florestan)
Tommi Hakala, baritone (Pizarro)
Robert Gleadow, bass (Rocco)
Mari Palo, soprano (Marzellina)
Jussi Myllys, tenor (Jaquino)
Arttu Kataja, baritone (Fernando)
Helsinki Music Centre Choir, coach Jani Sivén
Spoken roles: Esko Salminen (Beethoven) and Kati Outinen (Rosalie the maid).

Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio Op. 72

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01/11/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 11.1. FREEDOM

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Jussi Nikkilä, direction and script
Pietu Pietiäinen, lighting design
In partnership with Yle Drama
Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, soprano (Leonore)
Russell Thomas, tenor (Florestan)
Tommi Hakala, baritone (Pizarro)
Robert Gleadow, bass (Rocco)
Mari Palo, soprano (Marzellina)
Jussi Myllys, tenor (Jaquino)
Arttu Kataja, baritone (Fernando)
Helsinki Music Centre Choir, coach Jani Sivén
Spoken roles: Esko Salminen (Beethoven) and Kati Outinen (Rosalie the maid).

Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72

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01/13/2018 - 15:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 13.1. BEETHOVEN-FESTIVAL: PASSION

Olli Mustonen, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven:
Piano Sonata No. 1 in F Minor Op. 2 No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 2 in A Major Op. 2 No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 22 in F Major Op. 54
Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor Op. 57 "Appassionata"

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01/13/2018 - 17:30 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 13.1. BEETHOVEN-FESTIVAL: BYSTANDER

Mauricio Kagel, director

Film “LUDWIG VAN”

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01/18/2018 - 10:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 18.1. Beethoven-Festival: BEETHOVEN FOR KIDS

Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Cast: Sari Kallioranta and Tarja Luoma

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
In partnership with the VERSO centre for music and culture.

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01/19/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 19.1. Friday series 7 / BEETHOVEN-FESTIVAL: RADICAL

Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Javier Perianes, piano

Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Photoptosis
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Stille und Umkehr
LATE NIGHT CHAMBER MUSIC
Pasi Eerikäinen, violin
Jakob Dingstad, viola
Mikko Ivars, cello
Matthias Pintscher: String Trio
Bernd Alois Zimmermann: String Trio

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01/20/2018 - 15:00 Temppeliaukio Church 20.1. BEETHOVEN-FESTIVAL: ZEITGEIST

Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Meta4

Aleksei Lybimov and Olga Pashenko, pianoforte

Joseph Martin Kraus: Olympie, overture
Jan Ladislav Dussek: Concerto for Two Pianos Op. 63
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2

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01/21/2018 - 15:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 21.1. BEETHOVEN-FESTIVAL: VIENNA

Uusi Helsinki Quartet

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10 Op. 74 “Harp”
Alban Berg: String Quartet Op. 3
Anton Webern: Fünf Sätze Op. 5
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 Op. 135

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01/24/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 24.1. Wednesday series 10 / BROTHERHOOD

Sir Roger Norrington, conductor
Tiina-Maija Koskela, soprano
Niina Keitel, mezzo-soprano
Markus Nykänen, tenor
Kristian Lindroos, baritone
Helsinki Music Centre Choir, coach Jani Sivén

Magnus Lindberg: Two Episodes
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
Pre-concert talk, 6 pm Main Foyer: Discussion between conductor Sir Roger Norrington and composer Magnus Lindberg on Beethoven.

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01/25/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 25.1. Thursday series 6 BROTHERHOOD

Sir Roger Norrington, conductor
Tiina-Maija Koskela, soprano
Niina Keitel, mezzo-soprano
Markus Nykänen, tenor
Kristian Lindroos, baritone
Helsinki Music Centre Choir, coach Jani Sivén

Magnus Lindberg: Two Episodes
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
Pre-concert talk, 6 pm Main Foyer: Discussion between conductor Sir Roger Norrington and composer Magnus Lindberg on Beethoven.

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02/02/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 2.2. Friday series 8

Eva Ollikainen, conductor
Timo Korhonen, guitar
Kasmir Uusitupa, violin

Richard Strauss: Tod und Verklärung
Toru Takemitsu: To the Edge of Dream
Toru Takemitsu: Spectral Canticle, fp in Finland
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Late Night Chamber Music:
Sivan Magen, harp
N.N., flute
N. N., viola
Yoshihisa Taira: Sublimation
Pierre Sancan: Thème et variations
Toru Takemitsu: And then I knew 'twas wind

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02/07/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 7.2. Wednesday series 11

Lionel Bringuier, conductor
Piotr Anderszewski, piano

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Helix
W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 K 491
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

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02/08/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 8.2. Thursday series 7

Lionel Bringuier, conductor
Piotr Anderszewski, piano

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Helix
W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 K 491
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

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02/16/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 16.2. Friday series 9

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Witold Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 1

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02/17/2018 - 15:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 17.2. SATURDAY REPEAT

Hannu Lintu, conducto
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

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02/18/2018 - 15:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 18.2. Chamber Music Concert 6 / “BB”

Tarja-Leena Kircher, artistic planning
Ackord Quartet:
Annemari Åström, Tarja-Leena Kircher, violin
Atso Lehto, viola, Eeva Rysä, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 18 No. 4
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 131

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03/02/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 2.3. Friday series 10

Oliver Knussen, conductor
Jukka Harju, French horn

Ferruccio Busoni: Rondo Arlecchinesco
Ferruccio Busoni: Nocturne Symphonique
Oliver Knussen: Concerto for French Horn
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Late Night Chamber Music:
Jukka Harju: New work, fp (Yle commission)

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03/07/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 7.3. Wednesday series 12

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Jari Valo, violin

Witold Lutoslawski: Jeux vénitiens
Witold Lutoslawski: Partita for Violin and Orchestra
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

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03/08/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 8.3. Thursday series 8

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Jari Valo, violin

Witold Lutoslawski: Jeux vénitiens
Witold Lutoslawski: Partita for Violin and Orchestra
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

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03/12/2018 - 20:00 Munich, Gasteig 12.3. European Tour / München

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Bohuslav Martinů: Cello Concerto
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

03/13/2018 - 20:00 Berliner Philharmonie 13.3. European Tour / Berlin

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello

Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
Bohuslav Martinů: Cello Concerto
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

03/15/2018 - 19:00 Madrid, Auditorio Nacional de España 15.3. European Tour / Madrid

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello

Jesús Rueda: Elephant Skin
Bohuslav Martinů: Cello Concerto
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

03/16/2018 - 19:00 Palacio de Congresos de Zaragoza 16.3. European Tour / Zaragoza

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello

Jesús Rueda: Elephant Skin
Bohuslav Martinů: Cello Concerto
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

03/18/2018 - 19:30 Heidelberger Frühling Festival 18.3. European tour / Heidelberger Frühling Festival

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Bohuslav Martinů: Cello Concerto
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

03/19/2018 - 20:00 Cologne, Kölner Philharmonie 19.3. European Tour / Cologne

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello

Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
Bohuslav Martinů: Cello Concerto
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

03/25/2018 - 15:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 25.3. Chamber Music Concert 7 / FRIENDS FROM FRANCE

Laura Vikman, artistic planning and violin
Jukka Pohjola, violin
Jakob Dingstad, viola
Tuija Rantamäki, cello
Teemu Kauppinen, double-bass
Atsuko Sakuragi, trumpet
Heini Kärkkäinen, piano

Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quintet No. 2
Camille Saint-Saëns: Septet

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04/04/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 4.4. Wednesday series 13

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Vadim Gluzman, violin

Peteris Vasks: Distant Light
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8

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04/13/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 13.4. Friday series 11 / Chamber Music Festival THE SUN RISES IN THE EAST

FRSO Musicians

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 6 in D Major “Le Matin”
Aulis Sallinen: Sunrise Serenade Op. 63
Aarre Merikanto: Schott Concerto
Claude Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C Major Op. 48
LATE NIGHT CHAMBER MUSIC:
Toru Takemitsu: Day signal
Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 4 in D Major Op. 83
Toru Takemitsu: Night signal – Signals from heaven

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04/14/2018 - 15:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 14.4. Chamber Music Festival / KLEZMER AT SUNRISE

FRSO Musicians

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 78 in B Flat Major, Hob.III:78 “Sunrise”
Isang Yun: Octet
Paul Schoenfield: Trio

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04/14/2018 - 17:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 14.4. Chamber Music Festival / ORIENT – OCCIDENT

FRSO Musicians

Marin Marais: Marche tartaire and La tartarine & double from Suite d'un Gout Etranger
Dai Fujikura: Poyopoyo
Andreas Anton Schmelzer: Violin Sonata “Victori der Christen”
Mark Andre: …als… I
François Couperin: La Sultanne
Henry Purcell: Sinfonia “Sonata while the Sun Rises” from the semi-opera The Fairy Queen

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04/14/2018 - 19:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 14.4. Chamber Music Festival / IMPRESSIONS AND REVELATIONS

József Hárs, conductor

Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor
Amr Okba: Isis and Maria
Olivier Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps

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04/15/2018 - 15:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 15.4. Chamber Music Festival / A MUSICAL DIARY – A DRAMATISED FAMILY CONCERT

FRSO Musicians

François Couperin: Le Réveil-Matin
György Ligeti: Bagatelle
Benjamin Britten: Phantasy Quartet Op. 2
Adriana Hölszky: Duo
Mark Andre: iv 9
Dmitri Shostakovich: Adagio from the ballet The Lady and the Hooligan
Joe Hisaishi: Music from the film Totoro, arr. by composition students from the Central Helsinki Music Institute
Jani Niinimäki: New work, fp
David Popper: Elfentanz
Maurice Ravel: Movements from the suite Ma mer l’oye
Concert produced in collaboration with composition students at the Central Helsinki Music Institute.

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04/15/2018 - 17:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 15.4. Chamber Music Festival / ECHOES OF TIBET

József Hárs, conductor

Sergei Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2 in F Major Op. 92 “Kabardian”
Francis Poulenc: Sonata for French Horn, Trumpet and Trombone
Chinary Ung: Oracle

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04/15/2018 - 19:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 15.4. Chamber Music Festival / GHOSTLY ECHOES

FRSO Musicians

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 1 in E Flat Major Op. 70 “Geister”
Alexander Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
Minoru Miki: Marimba spiritual

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04/18/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 18.4. Wednesday series 14

Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Yuki Koyama, flute

Jean Sibelius: Pelléas and Mélisande, suite
Perttu Haapanen: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, fp (Yle commission)
Arnold Schönberg: Pelleas und Mélisande

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04/19/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 19.4. Thursday series 9

Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Yuki Koyama, flute

Jean Sibelius: Pelléas and Mélisande, suite
Perttu Haapanen: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, fp (Yle commission)
Arnold Schönberg: Pelleas und Mélisande

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04/26/2018 - 10:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 26.4. FAIRYTALE CONCERT

James Gaffigan, conductor
Cast: Sari Kallioranta and Siina Hirvonen

Sergei Prokofiev: Suite from the ballet Cinderella

04/27/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 27.4. Friday series 12

James Gaffigan, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 49 in F Minor “La Passione”
John Adams: Piano Concerto “Century Rolls”
Sergei Prokofiev: Suite from the ballet Cinderella
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Conrad Tao, piano
Reeta Maalismaa, violin
Anton Kukkonen, cello
Conrad Tao: Works for Piano, fp
Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio No. 44

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05/11/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 11.5. Friday series 13 / Leonard Bernstein 100 years

Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Elina Vähälä, violin
Jenny Carlstedt, mezzo-soprano

Leonard Bernstein: Candide, overture
Leonard Bernstein: Serenade for Violin and Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein: Symphony No. 1 “Jeremiah”
Leonard Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
PRE-CONCERT TALK at 6 pm, Main Foyer: Leonard Bernstein. Discussion between conductor Leonard Slatkin and the FRSO Broadcast Producer Outi Paananen on Leonard Bernstein.

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05/16/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 16.5. Wednesday series 15

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Angela Hewitt, piano

Sebastian Fagerlund: New work, fp in Finland (Yle & Concertgebouw commission)
Manuel de Falla: Noches en los jardines de España
Claude Debussy: Jeux
Maurice Ravel: Bolero

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05/17/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 17.5. Thursday series 10

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Angela Hewitt, piano

Sebastian Fagerlund: New work (Yle & Concertgebouw commission)
Manuel de Falla: Noches en los jardines de España
Claude Debussy: Jeux
Maurice Ravel: Bolero

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05/20/2018 - 15:00 Rehearsal Hall PAAVO 20.5. Chamber Music Concert 8 / “THIRD STREAM”

Tommi Hyytinen, artistic planning and French horn
Peter Janosi, French horn
Pasi Eerikäinen, violin
Mikko Ivars, cello
Jouko Laivuori, piano

Gunther Schuller: Duets for Unaccompanied Horns
Gunther Schuller: Nocturne
Gunther Schuller: Piano Trio
David Amram: Three Songs for Marlboro

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05/25/2018 - 19:00 Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall 25.5. Friday series 14

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violin

Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, suite
Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Violin Concerto
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 1 “Spring”
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Tomas Nuñez-Garcés, cello
J. S. Bach: Suite for Cello

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