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Ville Hiilivirta

Ville Hiilivirta

French Horn

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

18. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Septet in E flat, Op. 20 (1799)

Thu
15.7.

18. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Archduke of Austria Rudolph (1788—1831):

Vivace assai from Septet in E minor

Thu
15.7.

19. Kuhmo Church 21.00

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

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

Thu
15.7.

21. Kuhmo Arts Centre 15.00

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

The Wedding March from a Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, Op. 61

Fri
16.7.

34. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Carl Nielsen (1865—1931):

Serenata in vano, Op. 68 for clarinet, bassoon, French horn, cello and double bass (1914)

Mon
19.7.

34. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Ernest Pingoud (1887—1942):

Dialog der Strassenlaternen mit der Morgenröte from La face d'une grand ville (1936-37; arr. for chamber ensemble)

Mon
19.7.

47. Kuhmo Church 21.30

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

Auf dem Strom, D. 943 for soprano, French horn and piano (1828)

Thu
22.7.