2 PM, Haikola House
"What is this fragrance around me?
What is this quietness?
What is this promise of peace in my heart?
What strange, grand, new thing is this?" (Eino Leino, translation by Lola Rogers)
Ella Koura, accordeon; Eija Kankaanranta, kantele; Students of the Summer Academy
Free admission, coffee and pastry 4€
5 PM, Rukoushuone, Chapel
Ville Komppa introduces the evening’s program.
Free admission, duration approx. 30 minutes
6 PM, Orthodox Church
AN EVENING OF SIGHS
"Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul." (Plato)
Enjoy beautiful ornamental music from Johann Gottfired Müthel, final student of J.S. Bach, as well as contemporary meditative harmonies in Christopher Fitkin's Dispersion for clavier, flute, and kantele (Finnish zither).
J.G. Müthel (1728-1788): Sonata for flute and continuo D major
II Allegro ma non troppo
Mikael Helasvuo, flute; Markku Mäkinen, harpsichord
Christopher Fitkin: Dispersion (movements)
Eija Kankaanranta, kantele
J.G.Müthel: Duet for two keyboards E flat major
I Allegro moderato e cantabile
II Adagio mesto e sostenuto, con affetto
Tuija Hakkila, fortepiano; Markku Mäkinen, harpsichord
Tickets 15/10/8€, duration approx. 60 minutes (no intermission)
8 PM, Kirkkokatu Stone school, President Restaurant
EVERY BRILLIANT THING
Mother is in the hospital. Father says he’s done something really stupid.
Mother is sad, so their seven-year-old begins to make a list
Of all the amazing things in the world. Everything that makes life worth living
Duncan Mcmillan’s touching text is a play about depression and acts of love.
On stage, a single actor and all things wonderful.
Kimmo Hirvenmäki, actor
Tickets 15/10/8€, duration approx. 75 minutes (no intermission).