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Niamh McKenna

Niamh McKenna

Flute

Niamh McKenna (*1991) is a German-Irish flutist. She was appointed principal flute of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra in 2014, and in the autumn of 2019 she continued 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.

Programme

1. Lentiira Church 15.00

J. S. Bach (1685—1750):

Das Musikalische Opfer, BWV 1079

Sun
12.7.

9. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Domenico Cimarosa (1749—1801):

Concerto in G for two flutes and chamber orchestra (1793)

Tue
14.7.

18. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683—1764):

Concerto No. 3 from Pièces de clavecin en concerts for flute, viola and harpsichord (1724)

Wed
15.7.

21. Kuhmo Arts Centre 14.00

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906—1975):

March of the Soviet Militia, Op. 139 (1970)

Thu
16.7.

22. Tuupala Primary School 16.45

Vic and the song forest

Thu
16.7.

25. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Tik-Tak Polka, Op. 365 for flute, glockenspiel, positive organ, toy piano and strings

Fri
17.7.

31. Kuhmo Church 16.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

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

Sat
18.7.

31. Kuhmo Church 16.15

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840—1893):

Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33 (1876; arr. for cello and woodwind quintet by David Stromberg)

Sat
18.7.

36. Kuhmo Arts Centre 14.30

Peter Maxwell Davies (1934):

Eight Songs for a Mad King (1968)

Sun
19.7.

43. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

François Borne (1840—1920):

Carmen Fantasy on Themes from the opera by Georges Bizet (1918; arr. for flute and string quartet by Brett Thompson)

Mon
20.7.