Tuesday 16.7.

Tuesday 16.7.2024

10.00 Salakamari

The Heart of the Day – soprano Anu Komsi (in English)

Tuesday 16.7.2024

7. 11.00 Kuhmo Church — €25/21 *


From the Holy Trinity to joy and light. Pärt’s musical palette showcases the organ at Kuhmo Church in all its lugubrious glory, while the vivacity of works by Wennäkoski and Mozart help shine a light into the darkness.

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Choral 'Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten', BWV 691 (1720)

Arvo Pärt (1935—):

Trivium for organ (1976)

Lotta Wennäkoski (1970—):

Soiva ilo (Sounding Joy) for soprano and piano (2013, lyrics: Marjo Heiskanen)

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

String Quintet No. 3 in C, K. 515 (1787)

Tuesday 16.7.2024

8. 15.00 Tuupala Primary School — €25/21


The Storioni Trio has enjoyed a long collaboration with composer Sebastian Fagerlund, and the work Remain is the result of a joint commission by the Storioni Festival and Kuhmo Chamber Music.

Sebastian Fagerlund (1972—):

Remain for piano trio (2022)

A look at previous programmes reveals that every single performance of Arenky’s Piano Trio has been one of the highlights of that year’s festival. This year’s performance is the first after a long break.

Anton Arensky (1861—1906):

Piano Trio No. 1 D minor, Op. 32 (1894)

Tuesday 16.7.2024

9. 18.00 Kuhmo Arts Centre — €30/25


Get ready for an absurd, exhilarating evening with a rare performance of Kurtág’s dizzying Kafka Fragments! After the interval, Brahms’s fiery Piano Quartet will help raise the temperature in the Lentua Hall. A concert full of emotional charge in true Hungarian style.

György Kurtág (1926—):

Kafka Fragments, Op. 24 for soprano and violin (1985–87, text: Franz Kafka)


Johannes Brahms (1833—1897):

Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 (1861)

Tuesday 16.7.2024

10. 21.00 Kuhmo Arts Centre — €25/21


Lotta Wennäkoski (1970—):

Sival for kantele and violin (2007)

Antonín Dvořák (1841—1904):

Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 90 'Dumky' (1890–91)

Juhani Nuorvala (1961—):

Concertino for electric kantele and tape (2000/2014)