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Concert celebrating the anniversaries of Finnish composers

Hosted by a member of the Helsinki Classical Music & Jazz Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Tue 21 Aug 19:00 - 20:30

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Eero Sipilä Protected content anniversary): Piano Sonata

Lauri Ikonen Protected content anniversary): Memoir for violin and piano
Suite miniature, op. 11

Sakari Mononen (90th anniversary): Sonata for clarinet and piano

Otto Kotilainen Protected content anniversary): Longing for violin and piano
Romance for violin and piano
Impromptu for violin and piano

Paavo Heininen (80th anniversary): Saxophone sonata

Oskar Merikanto Protected content anniversary): Valse lente
(arr. Josef Kaartinen)

Linda Hedlund, violin
Risto-Matti Marin, piano
Olli-Pekka Tuomisalo, saxophone

Linda Hedlund graduated Master of Arts from Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna in Protected content Doctor of Music from the Sibelius Academy in Protected content . She has performed at several festivals, such as Musica Nova, the Grafenegg Festival (Austria), the Helsinki Festival, and in venues such as the Konzerthaus in Vienna and the Carnegie Hall in New York.

Risto-Matti Marin has released eight internationally acclaimed solo albums and been featured on six chamber music albums. He has performed at several important music festivals in Finland. Marin received his Doctor of Music degree with honours at the Sibelius Academy in Protected content . Several modern Finnish composers, including Eero Hämeenniemi, Sebastian Fagerlund and Matthew Whittall, have composed works for Marin.

Olli-Pekka Tuomisalo is the most prominent flag-bearer of the Finnish classical saxophone. He has performed with many symphony orchestras as a soloist, mostly playing Finnish concertos but also selected key pieces by foreign composers. Some 50 new compositions for saxophone have been dedicated to Tuomisalo who has played them both in Finland and abroad. Tuomisalo graduated Doctor of Music from the Sibelius Academy in Protected content . In Protected content , he received the Josef Kaartinen Award of the Finnish Saxophone Society.

Duration 1 h 30 min, incl. interval
Tickets from EUR 17.50/11. Protected content fee

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