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Niamh McKenna

Niamh McKenna

Niamh McKenna (*1991) is a German-Irish flutist. She was appointed principal flute of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra in 2014, starting from autumn 2019 she will continue as soloflutist of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. During 2013/14 she was academist of the Concertgebouw Orchestra. McKenna has studied with teachers such as Angela Firkins, Felix Renggli, Kersten McCall and Petri Alanko. In 2017 she won the International Crusell Flute Competition. As a soloflutist she has played in the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Finnish as well as Swedish Radio Orchestra among others. She frequently performs as a soloist with Finnish orchestras, as a chambermusician she can be heard in major Festivals throughout Finland.

McKenna is in the Young Chamber Musicians programme.

Programme

6. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Carl Maria von Weber (1786—1826):

Trio in G minor, Op. 63 for flute, cello and piano (1818-19)

Mon
15.7.

11. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Claude Debussy (1862—1918):

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1891-94; arr. Arnold Schönberg)

Tue
16.7.

12. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Charles Ives (1874—1954):

The Unanswered Question for winds and strings from Two Contemplations (1935)

Tue
16.7.

19. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Polka Unter Donner und Blitz, Op. 324 (1868)

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.

27. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Claude Debussy (1862—1918):

Les chansons de Bilitis, L. 96 Melodrama for reciter, two flutes, harp and celesta (1900-01)

Fri
19.7.

29. Tuupala Primary School 14.00

Toshio Hosokawa (1955):

Fragments II for flute and string quartet (commissioned by Kuhmo Chamber Music 1989)

Sat
20.7.

34. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

C. Ph. E. Bach (1714—1788):

Trio Sonata in C, Wq 147 (1731, rev. 1747)

Sun
21.7.

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Frédéric Chopin (1810—1849):

Variations in E on ‘Non più mesta’ from Rossini's La Cenerentola for flute and piano (?1824)

Sun
21.7.

41. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Joseph Haydn (1732—1809):

Divertimento in C, Hob. IV:1 for two flutes and cello ‘London Trios’ (1794)

Mon
22.7.

41. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Joseph Haydn (1732—1809):

Divertimento in G, Hob. IV:2 for two flutes and cello ‘London Trios’ (1794)

Mon
22.7.

49. Tuupala Primary School 16.00

Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676—1749):

Orphée from Cantates françoises (1710)

Tue
23.7.