Leningrad, New York

Fri 15/03/2019 19:00 - 21:00
Tickets: 37.00-7.00 €


Jukka-Pekka Saraste brings together two complete opposites from the classical music scene of the early 20th century under the same roof. Whereas Shostakovich’s dark symphony was rejected by censors, Gershwin’s piano concerto is sizzling with the excitement of Broadway stages. The virtuosic skills of Joonas Ahonen have won praise in Finland and around the world.


  • Jukka-Pekka Saraste


  • Joonas Ahonen



  • 19.00
    George Gershwin

    Piano Concerto

  • 21.00
    Dmitri Šostakovitš

    Sinfonia nro 4

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 click on the link http://shop.ravintolamaailma.fi/musiikkitalo/. 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 helsinki.philharmonic@hel.fi by 3pm on the day of the concert.