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Tuomas Lehto

Tuomas Lehto

Tuomas Lehto is a busy musician, playing solo parts and chamber music all over the world, as well as at many festivals. He is principle cellist with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, cellist with the New Helsinki Quartet, a member of the Total Cello Ensemble, and the Artistic Director of the KuruFest festival. He began cello lessons at the age of three under Anja Maja. In 2000 he went on to study at the Sibelius Academy, first with Hannu Kiiski and later with Marko Ylönen and Jan-Erik Gustafsson. Lehto has made radio recordings for Finnish radio and recorded widely as a soloist and a member of various ensembles. He has given first performances of several works, including Ville Matveyev's cello concerto. He also achieved success in the Turku Cello Competition in 2006.


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Programme

Tuupala Primary School 14.00

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840—1893):

Nocturne, Op. 19/4 for cello and piano (1873)

Mon
15.7.

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.

Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Charles Ives (1874—1954):

The Unanswered Question for winds and string orchestra from two Contemplations (1935)

Tue
16.7.

Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Bohuslav Martinů (1890—1959):

Fantasy for theremin, oboe, piano and string quartet (1944)

Tue
16.7.

Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Aulis Sallinen (1935):

Sonata, Op. 26 for solo cello (1971)

Wed
17.7.

Tuupala Primary School 15.00

Sofia Gubaidulina (1931):

Mirage: The Dancing Sun for eight cellos (2002)

Thu
18.7.

Tuupala Primary School 11.00

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

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

Sat
20.7.

Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Aarre Merikanto (1893—1958):

String Sextet (1932) by Paavo Heininen

Sun
21.7.

Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Antonín Dvořák (1841—1904):

String Quintet in G, Op. 77 (1875)

Wed
24.7.