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Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23

http://open.spotify.com/track/7a67ktlvKD2mPNbVHYzO4b Here’s the second movement of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major for you to enjoy… Beautiful, isn’t it? 🙂 I like Mikhail Pletnev’s interpretation here very much! The slow movements in Mozart’s works always give me chills because of their stunning beauty… It’s just amazing how he could compose such great music

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Crusell Music Festival 2014, oboe competition

Today I was listening to the final round of the international oboe competition that was part of the annual Crusell Music Festival here in Uusikaupunki this year. It was held in the new Lutheran church in the town center and it was also broadcast on the Finnish national radio network YLE. There were four competitors

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Easter time concerts

This Easter I attended two concerts at the local Lutheran church… The first one was a flute and organ concert. Mr. Tomi Satomaa gave us some very chilling and beautiful organ music (the “Variations on Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen” by Liszt were just magnificent!) and occasionally Mrs. (or Ms.) Anna Satomaa played solo flute on

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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 in the Archangel Michael’s church in Turku

I attended a VERY beautiful concert yesterday in Turku, Finland… At first there was Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 performed by cembalist Ville Urponen, flautist Anne Eirola, violinist Juha-Pekka Vikman and the Ars Musica Chamber Orchestra… and then, there was Mozart’s famous and beautiful Requiem (the reason I attended that concert) performed by the soprano

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