The Philharmonic is for everyone!

Sat 20/05/2017 15:00 - 16:00
free entry


Chamber music in Itäkeskus at Eastern Village Party. Free entrance.

Members of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra perform in small ensembles at chamber music recitals where admission is free. With moments delightful and profound, these recitals also include brief presentations of the works performed to enhance your listening experience.
Giovanni Bottesini (1821–1889): Duo for Basses  10 min
Adrian Rigopulos and Paul Aksman, bass
Roope Gröndahl, piano
Dmitri Šostakovitš (1906–1975): Piano Quintet  35 min
Ari Vilhjálmsson, violin
Krista Rosenberg, violin
Andres Kaljuste, viola
Inkeri Eirola, cello
Roope Gröndahl, piano

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I take photos of the orchestra?

Yes, but only before or after the concert. During the concert we just want you to enjoy the music. This way you won’t disturb the musicians or other audience members.

How can I order interval refreshments?

Simply call 020 762 4862, send an e-mail to​ or click on the link Interval refreshments for groups of 30 or more should be ordered from the sales service.

Do I have to dress up to attend a concert?

Only the orchestra has a dress code. You can dress as you like.

I have a season ticket but want to change my seat – what should I do?

If you would like to change your seat, you can purchase a new season ticket from the seats available when they go on sale. Unclaimed seats will be made available for individual concerts when the sales period for season tickets ends.

I have a season ticket but can’t make it to the concert – what should I do?

You can give the ticket to a friend or donate it to a music student by calling 09-3102 2700 or sending an e-mail to by 3pm on the day of the concert.