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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

8. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Philip Glass (1937):

Violin Concerto No. 2 “American Four Seasons” (2009)

Sun
15.7.

15. Kontio School 14.00

Ottorino Respighi (1879—1936):

La Boutique fantasque (The Fantastic Toy Shop), P. 120a (based on the Ballet P. 120 after Rossini) (1918; arr. Howard Carr)

Tue
17.7.

22. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Edvard Grieg (1843—1907):

Two Nordic Melodies, Op. 63 for string orchestra (1895)

Wed
18.7.

27. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887—1959):

Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for soprano and eight cellos (1938-45)

Thu
19.7.

32. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Aaron Copland (1900—1990):

Clarinet Concerto (1947-48)

Fri
20.7.

36. Kuhmo Church 17.00

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

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

Sat
21.7.

44. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Sofia Gubaidulina (1931):

Mirage: The Dancing Sun for eight cellos (2002)

Mon
23.7.

48. Kuhmo Church 21.15

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840—1893):

Souvenir de Florence in D minor, Op. 70 (1890)

Mon
23.7.

56. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 "Unfinished" (1822)

Wed
25.7.

57. Kontio School 18.15

Darius Milhaud (1892—1974):

La création du monde, Op. 81b for piano quintet (1923)

Wed
25.7.

75. Vuokatinhovi Restaurant 19.00

György Ligeti (1923—2006):

Old Hungarian Ballroom Dances for flute, clarinet and strings (1949)

Fri
27.7.

71. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Witold Lutosławski (1913—1994):

Dance Preludes for nine instruments (1959)

Sat
28.7.

72. Kontio School 18.15

György Ligeti (1923—2006):

Old Hungarian Ballroom Dances for flute, clarinet and strings (1949)

Sat
28.7.