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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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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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