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Joona Pulkkinen

Joona Pulkkinen

Since taking third prize in the Turku National Cello Competition in 2010, Joona Pulkkinen has performed as soloist with many orchestras, including the Aurora Symphony Orchestra, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Wallonia Royal Chamber Orchestra, Belgian National Opera Orchestra, Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra, and Turku Philharmonic Orchestra. He has appeared at major Finnish music festivals and given concerts in many of the concert halls of Europe. For the 2015‒2016 season, Pulkkinen was the chosen artist for the Classe d'Excellence de Violoncelle programme under the direction of Gautier Capuçon in Paris. His other teachers have included Gary Hoffman, Marko Ylönen and Pauli Heikkinen. Since autumn 2014 Pulkkinen has been principal cellist with the Tampere Philharmonic. He was also principal cellist with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra on its tour of Austria in January 2016. Joona Pulkkinen plays a Charles Adolphe Gand cello from 1855.

Programme

13. Kuhmo Church 11.00

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043 for two violins, strings and basso continuo (1730-31)

Wed
17.7.

18. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.30

Jukka Tiensuu (1948):

Tango lunaire for oboe, clarinet, violin, cello and any keyboard instrument (1985)

Wed
17.7.

19. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Franz Schreker (1878—1934):

Der Wind for violin, clarinet, French horn, cello and piano (1909)

Thu
18.7.

20. Tuupala Primary School 15.00

Sofia Gubaidulina (1931):

Mirage: The Dancing Sun for eight cellos (2002)

Thu
18.7.

22. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Das Lied von der Erde (1908-09; arr. for chamber orchestra by Arnold Schönberg 1921)

Thu
18.7.

28. Tuupala Primary School 11.00

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

String Octet in E flat, Op. 20 (1825)

Sat
20.7.

29. Tuupala Primary School 14.00

Minoru Miki (1930—2011):

String Quartet (commissioned by Kuhmo Chamber Music 1989)

Sat
20.7.

Kuhmo Arts Centre/Cafeteria Juttua 10.00

Introduction in Finnish

Sun
21.7.