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Elina Vähälä

Elina Vähälä

Elina Vähälä is one of Finland's most international violinists. She began her musical studies at the Conservatory in Lahti, southern Finland, and was also a pupil at the Kuhmo Violin School receiving tuition from Zinaida Gilels, Ilya Grubert and Pavel Vernikov. At the Sibelius Academy her teacher was Tuomas Haapanen, and other important mentors include Ana Chumachenco and Peter Csaba. In the year in which she graduated, 1999, Vähälä won the Young Concert Artists Competition in New York. Recent career highlights include appearances with the Detroit, Milwaukee and Houston Symphony Orchestras, the Strasbourg Philharmonic, and the Helsinki Philharmonic and playing chamber music at numerous international festivals. This current season she has performed both of the violin concertos of Szymanowski with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and the violin concerto by Jaakko Kuusisto with the Minnesota Orchestra and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Currently she teaches at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe, Germany. Elina Vähälä plays a Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin from 1780.


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Programme

Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Adagio from 10th Symphony (1910)

Tue
16.7.

Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Aulis Sallinen (1935):

Clarinet Quartet, Op. 108 "The Sea of Peace" (2017)

Wed
17.7.

Kuhmo Church 16.00

Anton Bruckner (1824—1896):

Intermezzo in D minor, WAB 112 for string quintet (1879)

Wed
17.7.

Kuhmo Church 16.00

Anton Bruckner (1824—1896):

String Quintet in F (1878-79)

Wed
17.7.

Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.30

Aulis Sallinen (1935):

Introduction and Tango Overture, Op. 74 for piano quintet (1997)

Wed
17.7.

Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Das Lied von der Erde (1908-09)

Thu
18.7.

Kuhmo Church 11.00

Giulio Caccini (1545—1618):

Ave Maria

Fri
19.7.

Kuhmo Church 11.00

Pietro Mascagni (1863—1945):

Regina coeli laetare from opera Cavalleria rusticana (1890)

Fri
19.7.

Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Serenade No. 6 in D, K. 239 "Serenata notturna" (1776)

Sat
20.7.

Kuhmo Church 11.00

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Septet in E flat, Op. 20 (1799)

Mon
22.7.

Tuupala Primary School 14.45

Josef Strauss (1827—1870):

Die Libelle, Op. 204 (1866, arr. Vladimir Mendelssohn)

Tue
23.7.

Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Wo die Citronen blüh'n, Op. 364 (1874; arr. for piano sextet)

Tue
23.7.