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10.11. Friday series 5 / International Piano Festival in Espoo

Tickets: € 9-35

The interval at about 8.00 pm. The concert ends at about 9.20 pm. The late night chamber music ends at about 9.55 pm.

pianisti Risto-Matti Marin
pianisti Risto-Matti Marin Picture by: Copyright Heikki Tuuli 2016 Risto-Matti Marin
The new piano concerto by Finnish-Canadian Matthew Whittall was inspired by the sea – both real and mythical. The piano floats and dips in the orchestral waves, channelling Ur-strength into the listener. The soloist is Risto-Matti Marin, an Odysseus of the lesser-known regions of piano literature.

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
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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