Monday 22.7.

Monday 22.7.2024

10.00 Salakamari

The Heart of the Day – dancer Auri Ahola (in Finnish)

Monday 22.7.2024

34. 11.00 Kuhmo Church — €25/21

A MORNING SERVICE FOR FOUR

Few composers have been as productive as Telemann, who penned around 3,000 works of all imaginable types. This series of four concerts for four violinists offers a cross-section of Telemann’s humour, beauty and virtuosity.

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681—1767):

Concerto in G, TWV 40:201 for four violins (1720)

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681—1767):

Concerto in D, TWV 40:202 for four violins (1720)

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681—1767):

Concerto in C, TWV 40:203 for four violins (1720)

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681—1767):

Concerto in A, TWV 40:204 for four violins (1720)

Mendelssohn’s first piano quartet is brimming with the young teenager’s vivacity.

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

Piano Quartet in D minor (1821)

THIS CONCERT IS SUPPORTED BY A LONG-TIME FRIEND OF THE FESTIVAL.

Monday 22.7.2024

35. 15.00 Tuupala Primary School — €25/21

TOUR OF THE BORDERS

Thomas Byström (1772—1839):

Sonata No. 1 in B flat, Op. 1 No. 1 for violin and piano (1801)

Norvio-Vallen (—):

Ahheev (The Longing)

Trad.

Säkkijärvi Polka

Arvo Pärt (1935—):

Eesti hällilaul (Estonian Lullaby) (2002, arr. for violin and piano by composer 2019)

Igor Stravinsky (1882—1971):

Russian Maiden's Song (1923, transcribed for violin and piano by I. Stravinsky and S. Dushkin)

Trad.

Vem kan segla förutan vind? (Who can sail without wind?)

Jean Sibelius (1865—1957):

Finale from Piano Trio in D, JS 209 'Korpo-Trio' (1887)

Monday 22.7.2024

36. 18.00 Kuhmo Arts Centre — €30/25

Now it’s time to visit the borders of musical styles – and to cross them! George Antheil (the bad boy of classical music) starts off a groove, and the other composers aren’t far behind. KOLIZIO is an ensemble in which the best Finnish brass players from the worlds of jazz and classical music join forces. Their musically multifaceted set is the result of their considerable talent and boundless musical imagination!

George Antheil (1900—1959):

Jazz Sonata, W. 43 for piano (1922)

Amanda Harberg (1973—):

On the Edge for two cellos (1997)

Maurice Ravel (1875—1937):

Sonata No. 2 in G for violin and piano (1923–27)

Wynton Marsalis (1961—):

Meeelaan for bassoon and string quartet (1999)

Intermission

Petri Keskitalo (1972—2023):

Funkolizio

Aaron Copland (1900—1990):

Fanfare for the Common Man (1942)

Esa Onttonen (1975—):

Getting Paid (2022)

Petri Keskitalo (1972—2023):

Kolizefyros

Oskar Merikanto (1868—1924):

Hymn Oi, muistatko vielä sen virren, Op. 52 No. 3 (1905)

Antti Rissanen (1975—):

Spanish Delight

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Drei Equali, WoO 30 (1812)

Jean Sibelius (1865—1957):

Alla Marcia from the Karelia Suite, Op. 11 (1893)

THIS CONCERT’S FRIEND IS THE CITY OF KUHMO.

Monday 22.7.2024

37. 21.00 Kuhmo Arts Centre — €25/21

DANCING THROUGH TRANSYLVANIA

Béla Bartók (1881—1945):

Roumanian Folk Dances, BB 68 (1915, arr. for violin and accordion)

Béla Bartók (1881—1945):

String Quartet No. 5, BB 110 (1934)

Lasse Pihlajamaa (1916—2007):

Romanian Rhapsody (1949)