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Kasmir Uusitupa

Kasmir Uusitupa

Kasmir Uusitupa was born in 1995 and began playing the violin when just three years old as a ‘practice pupil' (for a music teacher in training) at the Sibelius Academy. He still From there he went, aged six, to study at the East Helsinki Music Institute. At present he is at the Sibelius Academy studying with Antti Tikkanen, having been a pupil of Kaija Saarikettu from 2008 to 2017. In 2016 he became an exchange student at the Paris Conservatoire where his teacher was Olivier Charlier, and he has attended masterclasses led by Hagai Shaham, Serguei Azizian, Aaron Rosand and Pavel Vernikov, among others. When he was younger he also played folk music at many Finnish festivals. Uusitupa has appeared as soloist with several orchestras, and he also plays with the Borea Quartet. Kasmir Uusitupa has taken part in international violin competitions: the Louis Spohr, Carl Nielsen and Jean Sibelius. In spring 2015 he was a finalist in the Kuopio National Violin Competition and was selected to perform as soloist with the Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra. Uusitupa plays an 'Irish' Antonio Stradivari violin from 1702 from the OP Art Foundation.

Uusitupa is in the Young Chamber Musicians programme.

Programme

7. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Antonín Dvořák (1841—1904):

Cypresses Nos. 7 and 8 for string quartet (1887)

Mon
15.7.

23. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Giulio Caccini (1545—1618):

Ave Maria

Fri
19.7.

24. Tuupala Primary School 14.00

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Ballet Music No. 2 in G from Rosamunde, Princess of Cyprus, D. 797 (arr. for violin and piano by Frizt Kreisler)

Fri
19.7.

27. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

César Franck (1822—1890):

Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 7 (1879)

Fri
19.7.

52. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Luigi Boccherini (1743—1805):

String Quintet in D, G 276 ‘Bird Sanctuary’ (1771)

Wed
24.7.

61. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Cantata, BWV 82 ‘Ich habe genug’ (1727)

Thu
25.7.

61. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Requiem in D minor, K. 626 (1791)

Thu
25.7.

62. Kuhmo Church 11.00

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Clarinet Quintet in B flat, K. Anh. 91 (1887)

Fri
26.7.

66. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.00

Sergey Prokofiev (1891—1953):

Overture on Hebrew Themes in C minor, Op. 34 for clarinet and piano quintet (1919)

Fri
26.7.

69. Kuhmo Church 18.15

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Piano Concerto No. 1 in D, K. 107 (1772; after J. C. Bach)

Sat
27.7.