Sunday 21.7.

Sunday 21.7.2024

10.00 Kuhmo Arts Centre/Cafeteria Juttua

The Heart of the Day – Thom Hoffman & Wouter Vossen (in English)

Sunday 21.7.2024

29. 11.00 Kuhmo Arts Centre — €25/21


The Castalian Quartet gets the morning off to a good start with an energising sunrise. The Spanish Quiroga Quartet perform a piano quintet by their compatriot, filling the Arts Centre with Mediterranean light and spontaneity.

Eero Hämeenniemi (1951—):

Waiting for the Sunrise for two violins (2009)

Joseph Haydn (1732—1809):

String Quartet No. 63 in B flat, Op. 76 No. 4 'Sunrise' (1797)

Enrique Granados (1867—1916):

Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 49 (1898)

Sunday 21.7.2024

30. 13.00 Tuupala Primary School — €12 **


Rock classics and Classical hits​ (in Finnish)

The concert is recommended for ages 6 to 120. Duration of the concert 35 min.

Have you ever wondered what you can play on the recorder? The recorder quartet Bravade’s new and hilarious performance is a tv-show hosted by the dyed-in-the-wool heavy rock brothers Tero and Erno are joined by classical-music specialists, the recorder virtuosi Duo KlaSarit. Genre boundaries come crashing down as classical hits and rock classics collide together! This selection of hits features everything from Tchaikovsky's Dance of the Swans to Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven and Paranoid, not forgetting Smetana's Vltava, Mozart's greatest hits and Toto's Africa. Listeners will also get to hear the virtuosic guitar solo from AC/DC's Thunderstruck - on the recorder, of course!


This semi-staged concert has been scripted by Elina Lajunen with musical arrangements

by Hanna Paatelma.


(Concerts 1, 18, 21 and 30 are not included in the weekly season tickets.)

Sunday 21.7.2024

31. 15.00 Tuupala Primary School — €25/21


Étude: usually a short composition with the aim of practising a particular technical or compositional skill.

Nicolò Paganini (1782—1840):

Caprice in E, Op. 1 No. 1 for solo violin (1802)

Nico Muhly (1981—):

Étude No. 3 from Three Études for viola and tape (2008–2013)

Simon Steen-Andersen (1976—):

Study # 1 for string instruments (2007)

Frédéric Chopin (1810—1849):

Étude in C, Op. 10 No. 1 for piano (1829–32)

Jörg Widmann (1973—):

Étude No. 1 for solo violin (1995)

Krzysztof Penderecki (1933—2020):

Capriccio for tuba (1980)

Astor Piazzolla (1921—1992):

Tango Étude No. 3, Molto marcato e energico

Tom Johnson (1939—):

Failing, A Very Difficult Piece for solo string bass (1975)

Sunday 21.7.2024

32. 18.00 Kuhmo Arts Centre — €28/24


WINGS is a play for piano trio and two actors about the life of Clara and Robert Schumann, directed by Thom Hoffman (the performance will be in English).

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Romance in F sharp, Op. 28 No. 2 (1839, arr. for piano trio)

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Träumerei, Op. 15 No. 7 (1838, arr. for piano trio)

Clara Schumann (1819—1896):

Scherzo from Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17 (1846)

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Kanonische Etude in C, Op. 56 No. 1 (1845)

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Kanonische Etude in B minor, Op. 56 No. 5 (1845)

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Allegro from Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70 (1849)

Clara Schumann (1819—1896):

Allegro moderato from Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17 (1846)

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Langsam, mit inniger Empfindung from Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 63 (1847)

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

In moda d'una marcia from Piano Quintet in E flat, Op. 44 (1842, arr. for piano trio)

Johannes Brahms (1833—1897):

Allegro con moto from Piano Trio No. 1 in B, Op. 8 (1853–54)

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Vogel als Prophet from Waldszenen, Op. 82 for piano (1848–49)

Clara Schumann (1819—1896):

Andante from Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17 (1846)

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Romance in F sharp, Op. 28/2 (1839, arr. for piano trio)

Sunday 21.7.2024

33. 21.00 Kuhmo Arts Centre — €25/21


The second movement of the Poulenc Sonata is dedicated to the Spanish poet Federico García Lorca, shot by fascists at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936.

Francis Poulenc (1899—1963):

Sonata FP 119 for violin and piano (1942–43, rev. 1949)

Shostakovich’s Piano Trio No. 2 is inspired by the tragedy and the horrors of the Second World War.

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906—1975):

Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67 (1944)

Pablo Casals, cellist and recipient of the UN Peace Medal: “Birds sing when they are in the sky, they sing: ’Peace, Peace, Peace’"

Pablo Casals (1876—1973):

Song of the Birds (1972, arr. from a Spanish Folk Song El cant dels ocells)