Junior Concert

Tue 12/11/2019 19:00 - 20:00
Tickets: 24.00-5.50 €


What connects the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and local music students? Junior Concert, of course! This year there is even more cause for celebration, as it marks the 10th time this fun concert takes place.

This year’s Junior Concert will star primary school students from Kaisaniemi, Oulunkylä, Pakila, Laajasalo, Porolahti and Alppiharju.

Age recommendation 7+

Ilmari Hannikainen: Kalevalainen vieraan tervehdys, arr. Teppo Ali-Mattila
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for two violins Op.3/8, a-minor RV 522, I Allegro - Inari Puhakka and Natalia Hódi, violin
Ilkka Kuusisto: Viikonpäivät, arr. Jaakko Kuusisto
Veikko Valanne: Lorelei, symphonic poem Op. 9 (world premiere)
Ji Ho Kim: Victory March (first performance in Finland)
Kaj Chydenius: Magdaleena, lyrics Kaarina Helakisa, arr. Yrjö Hjelt
Antonín Dvorák: Song to the Moon from Rusalka - Oona Kivi, bassoon
Edvard Grieg: Holberg-suite Op. 40, I Preludi, arr. Teppo Ali-Mattila
Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Winter, II Largo - Antti Lehmus, trumpet
John Williams: Raiders March from Raiders of the Lost Ark, arr. Paul Lavender
Ann-Catrin Wulff: Kom ihåg att vi är många, lyrics Marita Lindqvist, arr. Teppo Ali-Mattila 
A. Komarovski: Concerto A-major, I Allegro Giocoso - Inkeri Jyllinmaa, violin
Kuusisto, Ilkka: Laulan opettajistani, Pienoiskantaatti soololle, kuorolle ja pianolle, arr. Jaakko Kuusisto
Timo Ala-Kotila: In Dulci Jubílo (world premiere)
Christian Kress: Porilaisten marssi, arr. Teppo Ali-Mattila


  • József Hárs


  • Satu Sopanen

    vocalist and presenter

  • 5th grade music students from Helsinki

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 ravintolat.musiikkitalo@restel.fi​ 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 helsinki.philharmonic@hel.fi by 3pm on the day of the concert.