Monday 10.7.

Monday 10.7.2023

10.00 Salakamari

The heart of the day

Minna Pensola and Antti Tikkanen talk about the summer's program and making of it (in Finnish).

Monday 10.7.2023

4. 11.00 Kuhmo Church — €25/21

Masters of opera

The myth of Orpheus, a symbol of the alliance of text and music, inspired several Italian
composers of the seicento. The music of the famous Monteverdi has its roots...

Emilio de' Cavalieri (1550—1602):

L'aria di Fiorenza

Giulio Caccini (1545—1618):

Antri ch'a miei lamenti

Claudio Monteverdi (1567—1643):

Rosa de Ciel

Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger (1580—1651):


Giulio Caccini (1545—1618):

Non piango, e non sospiro

Jacopo Peri (1561—1633):

Non piango, e non sospiro

Claudio Monteverdi (1567—1643):

Tu se' Morta

Andrea Falconieri (1585—1656):

La suave melodia

Jacopo Peri (1561—1633):

Funeste piagge, ombrosi orridi campi

Giulio Caccini (1545—1618):

Gioite al canto mio

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

String Quartet No. 19 in C, K. 465 'Dissonance' (1785)

Monday 10.7.2023

5. 15.00 Tuupala Primary School — €25/21


Smetana was only 31 when he lost his young daughter Bedřiška, an event that shook
him profoundly. Sibelius and Janáček too lost children in infancy. From these personal
tragedies grew music of exquisite beauty that lives on in perpetuity.

Riikka Talvitie (1970—):

Golden cradle for violin (2015)

Leoš Janáček (1854—1928):

Pohádka (Fairy Tale), JW VII/5 for cello and piano (1910/24)

Outi Tarkiainen (1985—):

They Walked Side by Side for mezzo-soprano and violin (2018)

Bedřich Smetana (1824—1884):

Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 15 (1854–55)

Monday 10.7.2023

6. 18.00 Kuhmo Arts Centre — €30/25

American letters

Philip Glass (1937—):

Etude No. 2 for piano (1994)

Charles Wuorinen (1938—2020):

Comment peult, Helas madame and El Grillo 'Josquin a'Ascanio' from Josquiniana for string quartet (2001)

Nicolas Bacri (1961—):

American Letters, Op. 35 for clarinet, viola and piano (1991–94):

Nicolas Bacri (1961—):

Adams dances (To John Adam), Op. 35/3

Nicolas Bacri (1961—):

Night mysteries (To Elliott Carter), Op. 35/1

Nicolas Bacri (1961—):

Elegy for A. C. (in memoriam Aaron Copland), Op. 35/2

Amy Beach (1867—1944):

Three Shakespeare Songs, Op. 37 (1897)

Samuel Barber (1910—1981):

Adagio from String Quartet, Op. 11 (1936)


John Adams (1947—):

Short Ride in a Fast Machine (1986, arr. for piano four hands by Preben Antonsen 2018)

Antonín Dvořák (1841—1904):

String Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 ‘American’ (1893)

Monday 10.7.2023

7. 21.00 Kuhmo Arts Centre — €25/21


Frédéric Chopin (1810—1849):

Four Mazurkas, Op. 24 for piano (1835)

Outi Tarkiainen (1985—):

Trois poèmes for string quartet (2013)

François Couperin (1668—1733):

Prelude in A from L'Art de toucher de clavecin

François Couperin (1668—1733):

Charmes and Barricades from Piéces de clavecin, Book 2

Ernest Chausson (1855—1899):

Poème, Op. 25 for violin and piano (1896)