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Concerts

E.g., 22/11/2017
E.g., 22/11/2017

Whether the programme features Bach, Liget or even the music to a Buster Keaton silent film, one can always expect a unique performance by Israeli pianist Matan Porat. In this concert Porat presents his interpretation of a model Romantic piano concerto. The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra will also premiere a new composition by Veli-Matti Puumala that was commissioned for the orchestra to mark the Finland 100 centenary year. The composition explores the experience of art as the interplay of space and sound.

Wed 22/11/2017
19:00

Whether the programme features Bach, Liget or even the music to a Buster Keaton silent film, one can always expect a unique performance by Israeli pianist Matan Porat. In this concert Porat presents his interpretation of a model Romantic piano concerto. The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra will also premiere a new composition by Veli-Matti Puumala that was commissioned for the orchestra to mark the Finland 100 centenary year. The composition explores the experience of art as the interplay of space and sound.

Thu 23/11/2017
19:00

Throughout time the great names in Finnish music have gone out into the world to spread the word about our own compositions. From the violin concerto of Jean Sibelius to the “French symphony” of Leevi Madetoja and the overture composed by Aulis Sallinen for the royal family of Monaco, music has been Finland’s most impressive export product. The guest soloists for this festive evening is Sergey Malov, who never ceases to surprise with his own personal interpretations.

Fri 08/12/2017
19:00

Composer and pianist Selim Palmgren included all his best characteristics in his third piano concerto: his Finnish mysticism, Central European elegance and memorable melodies earned him the epithet the “Chopin of the North”. In this evening’s concert Palmgren’s most popular composition is performed by one of our most successful pianists, Antti Siirala.

Fri 15/12/2017
19:00

Once again all the peoples of the world are brought together in the Ode to Joy that is Beethoven’s ninth symphony. The conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra's traditional season finale concert is the legendary Alexander Vedernikov, who is known as a visionary specialist in major works.

Wed 20/12/2017
19:00