Cancelled - Encounters Club

Fri 03/04/2020 21:00 - 22:30
free entry


The Encounters Club is open to all and free of charge.

Meeri Pulakka, soprano
Elisa Rusi-Matero, violin
Martta Wahlberg, viola
Lauri Kankkunen, cello
Tuomo Matero, double bass
Marko Hilpo, piano

This programme by our double bassist Tuomo Matero features Italian double bass and chamber music combined with nautical poetry. Come and hear tales of the sea, travels, dreams, and both life and death.

The club is an arena for creative ideas and surprising encounters with performances by the orchestra’s musicians and friends. The club will take place in the main foyer of the Helsinki Music Centre.

Free admission – welcome! The programme begins at 9pm, and the café is open until 10:30pm.

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 the Restis app. 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 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.