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Ville Hiilivirta

Ville Hiilivirta

Ville Hiilivirta began playing the French horn at the West Helsinki Music Institute. He then continued to take lessons at the Sibelius Academy under Timo Ronkainen. There he gained his master's degree in 2010. From 2006 to 2008 he had also studied with Markus Maskuniity at the Hannover State Academy of Music and Theatre. Hiilivirta has seen success in several national and international competitions. He has performed as soloist with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Avanti!, Lisbon's Gulbenkian Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Lapland, the Finnish Guards Band, the Kymi Sinfonietta and the Turku Philharmonic. He has appeared at numerous music festivals and has headed the French horn section in most of the Finnish orchestras, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Philharmonia, the Bavarian State Orchestra and the Essen State Orchestra. In 2015 Hiilivirta was invited to be principal French horn with the Nordic Symphony Orchestra under Anu Tali. He has also served in the same role with the Helsinki Philharmonic since 2010 and is a permanent member of the Avanti! Chamber Orchestra.

Programme

2. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.00

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Octet in F, D. 803 for clarinet, bassoon, French horn and string quintet (1824)

Sun
12.7.

16. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840—1893):

Suite No. 4, Op. 61 "Mozartiana" (1887)

Wed
15.7.

18. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Claude Debussy (1862—1918):

Hommage à Rameau from Images, serie I (1901-05; arr. for winds, piano, harp and strings, world dernierre)

Wed
15.7.

21. Kuhmo Arts Centre 14.00

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906—1975):

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

Thu
16.7.

23. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Richard Strauss (1864—1949):

Till Eulenspiegel einmal anders, Op. 28 (1894-5; arr. for violin, clarinet, bassoon, French horn and double bass by Franz Hasenöhrl)

Thu
16.7.

23. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Michael Nyman (1944):

Memorial from The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (1989)

Thu
16.7.

25. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Jean Françaix (1912—1997):

L'Heure du Berger for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn and piano (1972)

Fri
17.7.

28. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.00

Franz Berwald (1796—1868):

Septet for clarinet, bassoon, French horn, violine, viola, cello and double bass (1828)

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.

34. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat, D. 929 (1827; orchestrated by George Enescu 1916)

Sat
18.7.

36. Kuhmo Arts Centre 14.30

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Langsam from Violin Concerto in D minor, WoO 23 (1853)

Sun
19.7.

42. Kuhmo Church 16.00

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Septet in E flat, Op. 20 (1799)

Mon
20.7.

59. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Jean Sibelius (1865—1957):

Pelléas et Mélisande, Suite, Op. 46 (1905)

Thu
23.7.

69. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

George Gershwin (1898—1937):

Variations "I Got Rhythm" for piano and chamber orchestra (1933-34; arr. by Iain Farrington)

Sat
25.7.