The Teddy Buttons concert

Fri 05/06/2020 14:00 - 14:30
free entry


HPO Kids musicians, Teddy Buttons, Satu Sopanen and Annika Kukkonen in Teddy Button's concert broadcasted live

A programme aimed especially at HPO Kids born in 2020 but for the whole family to enjoy. There to entertain you with a programme of games, singing and beautiful music will be HPO Kids musicians, Teddy Buttons, Satu Sopanen and Annika Kukkonen.

Trad.: Kiva, kun oot täällä (Good to see you)
Soili Perkiö, lyrics. Hannele Huovi: Nalle maailmalla* (Teddy goes out)
Jean Sibelius: Tempo di Valse*
Trad.: Kenelle tuuli laulaa* (Who’s the wind singing to?)
Jean Sibelius: Raindrops
Marianne Oivo: Rakkauven palanen* (A little bit of love)
Oskar Merikanto: Valse lente Op. 33*
Marjatta Meritähti, lyrics Laura Latvala: I-ha-haa*

*Arrangements Teppo Ali-Mattila

Erkki Suomalainen, bassoon
Mikael Sandström, percussion
Ilkka Lehtonen, violin
Heini Eklund, violin
Kaarina Ikonen, viola
Ilmo Saaristo, cello
Tuomo Matero, double bass
Satu Sopanen, vocals
Annika Kukkonen, vocals

If you live in Helsinki and your baby was born in 2020, you can register your baby for HPO Kids at


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.

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.