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Concert

I was at a VERY nice concert yesterday… the pianist Risto Lauriala and the cellist Olli Varonen had a nice chamber music concert at the local Lutheran congregational center in Uusikaupunki… First, I have to confess to you that I actually fell asleep during that concert 🙂 Not because it was bad, but because I

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Concert in the Turku Castle

I attended a very nice chamber music concert yesterday in the King’s Hall of the magnificent Turku Castle… The ensemble consisted of Marjaana Holva (violin), Juhani Forsman (viola), Katja Kolehmainen (cello), Matti Kariluoto (double bass), Satu Ala (oboe), Henna Jämsä (clarinet) and Mikael Kemppainen (piano)… All of the ensemble members, except the pianist, are members

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Attended a concert in Jyväskylä

Attended my pianist friend’s exam in Jyväskylä, Central Finland… wow, what a magnificent exam it was… I really liked it a lot, his colorful interpretation… And Prokofjev’s violin sonata no 2 was stunning (the violinist, whom I also know, is also a brilliant musician)… I bet you’ll hear the names Henrik Nissinen and Elias Nyman

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Concert

Was listening to a concert by the pianist Lauri Väinmaa and the cellist Lauri Voipio. What a beautiful concert! The concert was held in the Lutheran congregational center of Uusikaupunki and it was simply stunning! I was impressed especially by the beautiful Moonlight Sonata of Beethoven, especially by the technically very difficult 3rd movement “Presto

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Chamber music concert in the Turku Castle

I attended a very nice chamber music concert at the historic medieval castle in Turku, Finland… I was positively surprised by the acoustics – the King’s Hall (Kuninkaansali) seems to fit perfectly for chamber music… The program was this: Franz Schreker’s “Der Wind” performed by Henna Jämsä (clarinet), Tanja Nisonen (French horn), Mikaela Palmu (violin),

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Chamber music concert

I attended a chamber music concert today… some students from Turku Music Academy performed at the local cultural center Cruselli here in Uusikaupunki, Finland… The last duo was the best IMHO… Kodály FTW 🙂 Below is the concert program…

Today’s concert

I attended a nice concert today (again)… a pianist who happened to study in the same music polytechnic as me (Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences) had a preparatory concert at the local Lutheran church center here in Uusikaupunki, so of course I had to go and enjoy her playing. (Partly it was a chamber music

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B. H. Crusell…

Yesterday I attended an event in the local Lutheran church center… “The journeys of Crusell – a cultural evening in the spirit of Crusell”… there was a journalist called Janne Koskinen who just recently had translated the travel diaries of the composer Berndt Henric Crusell in Finnish, and after the intermission musicians Jukka-Pekka Lehto (flute)

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