Kuhmon Kamarimusiikki sivun taustakuva
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

32. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Aaron Copland (1900—1990):

Clarinet Concerto (1947-48)

Fri
20.7.

Salakamari 10.00

Introduction in Finnish

Thu
26.7.

67. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Johannes Brahms (1833—1897):

String Sextet No. 1 in B flat, Op. 18 (1859-60)

Fri
27.7.

Borea Quartet

5. Kontio School 11.00

Maurice Ravel (1875—1937):

String Quartet in F (1902-03)

Sun
15.7.

10. Kontio School 14.15

Samuel Barber (1910—1981):

Adagio from String Quartet, Op. 11 "Agnus Dei" (Lamb of God) (1936-38)

Mon
16.7.

14. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Hugo Wolf (1860—1903):

Italian Serenade in G for string quartet (1887)

Tue
17.7.

25. Kuhmo Arts Centre 14.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

String Quintet in E flat, Op. 4 (1795-96)

Thu
19.7.

51. Kontio School 16.00

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

String Quartet in D, K. 575 “Prussian” (1789)

Tue
24.7.

58. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Frank Sinatra ():

Moon Love

Wed
25.7.

59. Kuhmo Church 11.00

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

String Quintet in C, K. 515 (1787)

Thu
26.7.

61. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Music for a Ballet of Knights (Ritterballett), WoO 1 (1791)

Thu
26.7.

64. Kuhmo Church 11.00

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F, BWV 1047 (1721)

Fri
27.7.

71. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Claude Debussy (1862—1918):

Danse sacrée et Danse profane for harp and string quintet (1904)

Sat
28.7.