Saturday 10.7.

3.30 PM, Nurmes Church
How do we hear Bach when it’s played foolishly?
How about if it’s played a little less foolishly?
Markku Mäkinen and Hannu Taanila solve the problem.
Mäkinen plays and Taanila explains.
Markku Mäkinen, organ and Hannu Taanila, explanations 

Free admission, duration approx. 75 minutes


6 PM, Pielisareena, Hall
- M.Leinonen, Casals, Damström, Saariaho, C.Schumann, Mozart.. -
Anything is possible in our massive final concert! It features music stretching from the real world to artists' imagination, from the mating rituals of woodpeckers to modern day melodrama, from the ease of the string orchestra to the comfort of a solo cello. The evening ends with illuminating clarinet quintet by Mozart.
Eija Kankaanranta, kantele; Harri Mäki, clarinet; Mikael Helasvuo, flute;
Robert Cohen and Lauri Angervo, cello; Antti Tikkanen, Minna Pensola and Sirkka-Liisa Kaakinen-Pilch, violin; Lilli Maijala, viola; Tuija Hakkila, Anna Laakso, Mikael Kemppainen and Antti Hotti, piano; Timo Vuento, actor and dramatization; Students of the Nurmes Summer Academy

The program includes i.a.:

Pablo Casals (1876-1973): Song of the bird
Robert Cohen, cello; Students of Nurmes Summer Academy

Minna Leinonen (s.1977): Harmaapäätikka
Mikael Helasvuo, flute; Harri Mäki, clarinet

Minna Leinonen (s.1977): Wish
Lauri Angervo, sello

Cecilia Damström (s.1988): Sydänlaulu
Lilli Maijala, viola

Minna Leinonen: Vesileima, melodrama for pianist and actor
Timo Vuento, actor; Anna Laakso, piano

Clara Schumann (1819-1896): Three Romances
Minna Pensola, violin; xxxx, piano

Kaija Saariaho (s.1952): Light still and moving
Eija Kankaanranta, kanteleet; Mikael Helasvuo, flutes

W.A.Mozart (1756-1791): Clarinet Quintet
Harri Mäki, clarinet; Sirkka-Liisa Kaakinen-Pilch and Minna Pensola, violin;
Lilli Maijala, viola; Robert Cohen, cello

Tickets 23/18/10€, duration approx. 3 hours (two intermissions)

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