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Abel Puustinen

Abel Puustinen

Abel Puustinen is a violinist resident in London. Despite his youth, he has given many concerts in Finland and abroad. He is a regular soloist as well as a devoted orchestral and chamber music player. He has performed as soloist with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. He has performed chamber music in Asia and different parts of Europe. At the Sibelius Academy, Puustinen's teachers in recent years have been Laura Vikman and Antti Tikkanen. In autumn 2016 he began his studies at London's Royal College of Music with Professor Jan Repko. Puustinen has also received tuition at the Violin Academy, which is sponsored by the Finnish Cultural Foundation, and in masterclasses given by Ilya Grubert, Mi-kyung Lee, Mihaela Martin, Hagai Shaham and Elina Vähälä, among others. Other important teachers along the way have been Lauri Untamala, Géza Szilvay, Paavo Pohjola and Marko Ylönen.

Puustinen is in the Young Chamber Musicians programme.

Programme

7. Kuhmo Arts Centre 17.15

Jean Sibelius (1865—1957):

The Lizard, Op. 8 for solo violin and strings (1909)

Sun
15.7.

8. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Philip Glass (1937):

Violin Concerto No. 2 “American Four Seasons” (2009)

Sun
15.7.

9. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Arcangelo Corelli (1653—1713):

Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 6/8 “Fatto per la notte di Natale” (1712)

Mon
16.7.

15. Kontio School 14.00

Ottorino Respighi (1879—1936):

La Boutique fantasque (The Fantastic Toy Shop), P. 120a (based on the Ballet P. 120 after Rossini) (1918; arr. Howard Carr)

Tue
17.7.

22. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Edvard Grieg (1843—1907):

Two Nordic Melodies, Op. 63 for string orchestra (1895)

Wed
18.7.

32. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Aaron Copland (1900—1990):

Clarinet Concerto (1947-48)

Fri
20.7.

48. Kuhmo Church 21.15

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840—1893):

Souvenir de Florence in D minor, Op. 70 (1890)

Mon
23.7.

52. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

John Harbison (1938):

November 19, 1828 for piano quartet (1988)

Tue
24.7.

58. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

John Adams (1947):

Road Movies for violin and piano (1995)

Wed
25.7.

60. Kontio School 14.15

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840—1893):

Sleeping Beauty (1888-89)

Thu
26.7.

60. Kontio School 14.15

Ottorino Respighi (1879—1936):

Sleeping Beauty (1933)

Thu
26.7.

66. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Commendatore Scene from the opera Don Giovanni, K. 527 (1787)

Fri
27.7.

71. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Witold Lutosławski (1913—1994):

Dance Preludes for nine instruments (1959)

Sat
28.7.