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Lauri Kankkunen

Lauri Kankkunen

Born in 1990, Lauri Kankkunen started playing the cello when he was just five years old, continuing his studies at the Tampere Music Conservatory, where his teachers were Kaarle Husgafvel and Pauli Heikkinen. Presently he is studying at the Sibelius Academy under Professor Martti Rousi and in Oslo at the Norwegian Academy of Music as a pupil of Professor Truls Mørk. Kankkunen has taken part in masterclasses led by David Geringas, Gary Hoffman, Ivan Monighetti, Frans Helmerson and Menahem Pressler. He came third in the Turku Cello Competition in 2014 and entered for the International Paulo Cello Competition in 2013. Kankkunen has performed as soloist with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Turku Philharmonic and the Lappeenranta City Orchestra and played chamber music at several festivals. He is principal cellist with the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra. Kankkunen plays a Gand cello from 1854.

Kankkunen is in the Young Chamber Musicians programme.

Programme

11. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 (1901-02)

Tue
16.7.

14. Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Aulis Sallinen (1935):

String Quartet No. 4, Op. 25 ‘Quiet Songs’ (1971)

Wed
17.7.

14. Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Aulis Sallinen (1935):

Sonata, Op. 26 for solo cello (1971)

Wed
17.7.

20. Tuupala Primary School 15.00

Manuel de Falla (1876—1946):

Pantomima and Ritual Fire Dance from El Amor Brujo for piano and string sextet (1915/26)

Thu
18.7.

28. Tuupala Primary School 11.00

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906—1975):

Prelude and Scherzo, Op. 11 for string octet (1924-25)

Sat
20.7.

37. Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Ralf Gothóni (1946):

Forbidden scherzo, February 30th for string quartet (commissioned by Kuhmo Chamber Music 2007)

Sun
21.7.

41. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Henry Purcell (1659—1695):

Chaconne in G minor, Z. 730 for two violins, viola and continuo

Mon
22.7.

54. Tuupala Primary School 16.00

Pehr Henrik Nordgren (1944—2008):

Quartet, Op. 121 for clarinet, violin, cello and piano (commissioned by Kuhmo Chamber Music 2003)

Wed
24.7.

60. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Luigi Boccherini (1743—1805):

Symphony in D minor, G. 506 ‘La casa del diavolo’

Thu
25.7.

61. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Alban Berg (1885—1935):

Violin Concerto ‘Dem Andenken eines Engels’ (1935)

Thu
25.7.

61. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

W. A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Requiem in D minor, K. 626 (1791)

Thu
25.7.

67. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Variations in E flat, WoO 46 on ‘Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen’ from Mozart's opera The Magic Flute for piano and cello (1801)

Sat
27.7.