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You can now watch and listen to HPO concerts in the comfort of your very own armchair, streamed online.
During the interval you can also meet interesting people and hear what goes on behind the scenes.

The recordings of live concerts will be available the following week. 

Coming up

In the closing concert of the season, eight soloists, six choirs and a symphony orchestra gather in the large concert hall at Musiikkitalo.
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Wed 29/05/2024 - 19:00
How many conductors does it take to open a concert season? All three members of the orchestra’s Artistic Leadership Team conduct the opening concert.
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Fri 06/09/2024 - 19:00
Katarina Barruk is the only artist in the world who performs and records in the Ume Sámi language. In this concert, she yoiks bridges from one song to another.
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Fri 04/10/2024 - 19:00
Wagner's opera overtures express the tensions between utopia and reality. Susanna Mälkki and Senja Rummukainen return to a familiar concert stage.
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Fri 18/10/2024 - 19:00
Leevi Madetoja’s symphony exudes “a strong, lush feeling of nature, a harmonious, wistful, peaceful pastoral atmosphere” wrote Helsingin Sanomat in 1918.
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Sun 08/12/2024 - 18:00
“It will be hellish music if I succeed,” Bartók wrote in a letter to his wife describing his then half-finished work The Miraculous Mandarin.
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Thu 23/01/2025 - 19:00
Networks, hierarchies, organisms, rituals, dependency relationships. The Musica nova Helsinki festival explores everything that can happen between individuals.
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Fri 14/02/2025 - 19:00
Rococo musical loops sling us around the solar system, a precious Italian violin takes us on a journey through the centuries and under Mount Etna.
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Thu 06/03/2025 - 19:00
Hector Berlioz forbade combining organ and symphony orchestra. Tonight, we ignore the instructions of the father of the modern symphony orchestra twice!
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Thu 20/03/2025 - 19:00
Jörgen van Rijen, Principal Trombone at the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, brings with him a spicy concerto he commissioned from Samy Moussa.
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Thu 17/04/2025 - 19:00
What would May Day in the city be without a student cap on the Havis Amanda statue, a picnic in the park or the HPO’s May Day matinee?
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Thu 01/05/2025 - 14:00
Leonidas Kavakos first conquered Finnish audiences and then the rest of the world. This spring marks 40 years since his success in the Sibelius Competition.
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Thu 15/05/2025 - 19:00

Recordings

Magic fairy-tale birds fly in concert curated by composer Anna Clyne in which the verses of guest poets build a bridge from one piece to another.
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Thu 16/05/2024 - 19:00
Musical border lines turn into May Day streamers when Marzi Nyman wraps his melodic serpentine around the Finnish capital’s best May Day tradition.
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Wed 01/05/2024 - 14:00
Fabio Biondi takes the audience to the Milan of the late 18th century, where the teenage Mozart devoured influences from the Italian masters.
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Fri 12/04/2024 - 19:00
Jules Buckley, composer and chief conductor of the legendary hybrid orchestra Metropole Orkest, is a renowned genre alchemist.
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Fri 01/03/2024 - 19:00
The exemplary loveliness of Mozart’s music was ringing in the mind of 19-year-old Franz Schubert as he composed his fifth symphony.
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Fri 02/02/2024 - 19:00
In this evening’s concert, the organ of Musiikkitalo will be heard together with the orchestra for the first time.
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Thu 11/01/2024 - 19:00
Anna Clyne's cello concerto revolves around the verses of the Persian mystic Rumi. Inbal Segev plays the concerto with dark tone and deep insight. (Gramophone).
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Thu 23/11/2023 - 19:00
Pekka Kuusisto gathers Sibelius' birds into the same flock of notes. The solo violin gives character to Pēteris Vasks’ lonely angel.
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Thu 09/11/2023 - 19:00
Ruth Reinhardt is a graduate of the famous Juilliard School. Jennah Vainio based her new work on The Pauper Girl’s Lullaby by Robert Kajanus.
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Fri 20/10/2023 - 19:00
The International Paulo Cello Competition brings the world’s top young cellists to Helsinki, offering the fruits of long training.
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Thu 12/10/2023 - 19:00
The International Paulo Cello Competition brings the world’s top young cellists to Helsinki, offering the fruits of long training.
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Wed 11/10/2023 - 19:00
Franz Schubert spiced his sixth symphony with Italian flavours after Rossini's operas swept Vienna.
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Fri 22/09/2023 - 19:00
Led by two conductors, this concert takes us from Sibelius's mythical primeval forest towards Manhattan.
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Thu 14/09/2023 - 19:00
The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra casts off on a new voyage piloted by its new artistic leadership trio, kicking off with a two-week opening festival.
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Fri 08/09/2023 - 19:00

Gustav Mahler originally gave a title to each movement of his grand Third Symphony but removed them from the score before the work was published. However, six famous titles have stubbornly remained on the side of the symphony from one generation, programme and concert to the next.

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Thu 01/06/2023 - 19:00

Step into a musical time machine! The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes you to a gala concert presenting exactly the same programme as the orchestra’s very first concert 140 years ago in October 1882.

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Fri 26/05/2023 - 19:00

Celebrating the May Day atmosphere since 1883!

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Mon 01/05/2023 - 14:00

Toivo Kuula and the HPO made a lasting impression on the Helsinki audiences in February 1911. “The young composer has with these two concerts fully captivated the audiences of the capital region. He is its favorite child now.

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Fri 28/04/2023 - 19:00

Carl Nielsen compared composing to rolling a stone. “I roll a stone up a hill; use the energy I have in me to get the stone up to a high point. And there the stone lies still.

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Wed 05/04/2023 - 19:00

Jan Söderblom leads our musicians to a time when the future Finnish national anthem “Our Land” was being performed for the first time.

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Thu 23/03/2023 - 19:00

Let the sound waves tingle, entangle and tease. Jimmy López Bellido’s piece is a journey into the mind of a synesthetician, where sound evokes a sense of colour and taste is reminiscent of a geometric shape.

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Fri 03/03/2023 - 19:00

Ann-Elise Hannikainen performed as soloist for her own Piano Concerto at a concert by the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra at the Helsinki Festival in 1976.

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Fri 20/01/2023 - 19:00

The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra premiered the violin concerto of Jean Sibelius, conducted by the composer himself, in 1904, and since then the piece has been played by the orchestra more than 200 times.

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Thu 08/12/2022 - 19:00

Moscow, Berlin, and especially Paris. Years of studying in the world’s metropolises matured Väinö Raitio into a master of colour music.

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Thu 01/12/2022 - 19:00

The Helsinki Music Centre Choir blows out ten birthday candles with works whose composers have been enchanted by poetry and painting.

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Fri 11/11/2022 - 19:00

Allow us to introduce: the environmental robot Baltic! He has met children from Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Germany and Denmark and sought answers to their tricky environmental questions about how we can all help protect the Baltic Sea.

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Fri 28/10/2022 - 18:00

Two violin sounds – a sforzato and a pizzicato – provided the basic material for the tape used in Kaija Saariaho's first orchestral work. The French premiere of Verblendungen in 1984 marked the starting point for Saariaho’s international breakthrough.

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Fri 14/10/2022 - 19:00

The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra’s very own Maria Krykov performs as the soloist for Missy Mazzoli's double bass concerto in a concert by this season's artist-in-residence Pekka Kuusisto.

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Thu 06/10/2022 - 19:00

Last autumn, the Los Angeles Times lauded violinist Leila Josefowicz’s performance of John Adams’ Violin Concerto: “A daring, probing, thinking, dancing, spectacularly virtuosic soloist… she played each turn of phrase, each gesture, as though it were a ne

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Fri 16/09/2022 - 19:00

“Orchestra, do not disturb the audience!” Richard Wagner hid the orchestra in the pit in his Bayreuth Festival Theatre and even went a step further by putting the cover on.

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Thu 08/09/2022 - 19:00
Continue your celebrations after the traditional herring breakfast on May Day morning together with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra!
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Sun 01/05/2022 - 14:00

Camilla Nylund, one of our most successful opera singers, is also one of the brightest stars among international sopranos.

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Wed 27/04/2022 - 19:00

Two concertos for the price of one! Pianist Kirill Gerstein has compiled a symmetrical concert programme in which Webern’s short tonal aphorisms cleanse the musical taste buds in preparation for the flow of Brahms’s concertos.

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Thu 31/03/2022 - 19:00

In this evening’s concert hosted by Pekka Kuusisto, art music does not turn its gaze away but instead holds onto our hand firmly while compassionately exploring our home planet, its beauty and its wounds.

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Fri 25/03/2022 - 19:00

A favourite soloist playing a favourite concerto! Mackenzie Melemed, winner of the 2017 International Maj Lind Piano Competition, enchants audiences with his focused presence.

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Thu 17/03/2022 - 19:00

The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra’s solo flutist Niamh McKenna and the Los Angeles Philharmonic's solo harpist Emmanuel Ceysson will shine as soloists for the premiere of Kalevi Aho's new double concerto.

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Fri 11/03/2022 - 19:00

The programme, created by Tabea Zimmermann, starts off with her viola surrounded by its own tribe in Benjamin Dale’s lovely sextet for six violas from 1911.  

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Fri 11/02/2022 - 19:00

“When I play together with someone, I want to feel how their soul opens up. I also open my own soul. Then we can face each other as human beings.

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Thu 03/02/2022 - 19:00

What does the first symphony ever composed in the Russian Empire sound like? Ukrainian composer Maxim Berezovsky studied under the Italian Masters at both the St. Petersburg Court and the Bologna Academy of Music, from which he graduated with honours a few months after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Fri 17/12/2021 - 19:00

Ingeborg von Bronsart’s opera Jery und Bätely was a big hit in Germany in the late 19th century. Its overture provides an impressive and spirited start to the orchestra’s Finnish Music Day concert. 

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Wed 08/12/2021 - 19:00

The 110th anniversary of the birth of composer Erik Bergman is being celebrated with choral music, solo trumpet and the premiere of a Finnish piece. 

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Thu 25/11/2021 - 19:00

With over a hundred recordings and six Grammy Awards to his name, maestro Leonard Slatkin makes his debut in front of the HPO. Pianist Angela Hewitt brings to the concert hall treasures from the world of Mozart’s concertos ennobled by experience.

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Thu 11/11/2021 - 19:00

“I have always been interested in the boundary between the subconscious and the conscious. Maybe that's why I'm fascinated by extreme contrasts.” Daníel Bjarnason’s Processions is a handsome, big-boned piano concerto that proudly follows in the steps of Rachmaninov’s and Prokofiev’s concertos.

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Thu 14/10/2021 - 19:00

Conducted by Susanna Mälkki, the wide array of string instruments, the broad scope of wind instruments and the lavish range of percussion instruments spread across the stage of the large concert hall at the Helsinki Music Centre to conjure up Kaija Saaria

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Thu 30/09/2021 - 19:00

Timo Hietala's Baby Symphony is a musical adventure into the wonderland played by the orchestra. It is a touchingly fun composition for infants and toddlers, as well as for adults who are young at heart.

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Thu 16/09/2021 - 17:30

The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Susanna Mälkki and two musicians from the East Coast of the USA who are not afraid to go over, under, through and right past musical barriers perform a brand-new piece by one of the hottest contemporary composers in th

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Fri 10/09/2021 - 19:00
Teddy Buttons, Satu Sopanen and the HKO Brass Quartet have the honour of inviting you to a summer mini concert at which you follow in the rhythmic footsteps of Kangaroo Jonathan and awaken your ears to the beat of the music!
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Fri 11/06/2021 - 9:00
The fantasy tales Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Neverending Story are taken for a ride in Unsuk Chin’s musical word game.
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Fri 21/05/2021 - 19:00
Helsinki, Berlin, Oslo, Los Angeles – Kaija Saariaho’s Vista is a joint commission by four leading philharmonic orchestras.
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Wed 12/05/2021 - 19:00
Conducted by Dima Slobodeniouk, this concert features French elegance, the mystery of a fleeting moment, and a heart-rending Soviet Russian cello concerto, the soloist is Tchaikovsky Competition finalist Senja Rummukainen.
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Fri 07/05/2021 - 19:00

Conductor Emilia Hoving makes her debut in front of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra in the oldest and most popular of our concert traditions, the May Day Matinees.

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Sat 01/05/2021 - 14:00
This concert programme prepared by conductor Tomas Djupsjöbacka shines the limelight on the orchestra’s various instrument sections one at a time.
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Fri 23/04/2021 - 19:00
A concert evening full of virtuosity, poetry, tones and depth.
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Wed 14/04/2021 - 19:00

 

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Fri 09/04/2021 - 19:00
Helsingin kaupunginorkesterin muusikoiden kamarimusiikkikonsertti verkkolähetyksenä Musiikkitalosta
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Fri 26/03/2021 - 19:00

In the middle of March 2020, concert halls around the world closed their doors due to restrictions imposed to counter the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wed 17/03/2021 - 21:00

“Siri Brander's Elegie for string orchestra was newsworthy and – it has to be said at once – good news indeed.” The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra’s popular concert in April 1894 featured a set of symphonic masterpieces, yet the newspaper Uusi Suometar highlighted the opening number of the conce

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Wed 03/03/2021 - 19:00

Viktoria Mullova invites audiences in with true gems of concert repertoire; Arvo Pärt’s three pieces, which exude quiet, simple beauty. Jean Sibelius's diary entries about his Fifth Symphony reveal the ecstasy of composing: “I have a lovely theme.

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Wed 17/02/2021 - 19:00

The spotlight shines brightly on the clarinet when classical music and jazz wink at each other.

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Fri 12/02/2021 - 19:00

Conductor André de Ridder is the founder of the s t a r g a z e musical collective and a curious and innovative concert curator. The artistic director of the Musica nova Helsinki-festival brings works that require electricity and video screens.

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Thu 04/02/2021 - 19:00

Born in Tehran, composer Behzad Ranjbaran lives in New York and teaches music theory at the Juilliard School of Music. He is inspired by the rich layers of Persian music, literature and history. His Songs of Eternity are embellished with vocal ornaments and spirals. 

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Fri 29/01/2021 - 19:00
The visual concert “Moon fallen into water” will be released on Wednesday 27 January at 7pm on the YouTube channel of the Eloa Culture Company and on the HKO Screen mobile app and website.
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Wed 27/01/2021 - 19:00

“Oh turn, turn your course, In the valley spring is coming to bloom!” Robert Schumann begins his symphony with the trumpets blowing away the clouds to make room for spring, borrowing the rythm of the opening stanza of the german poet Adolph Böttger’s poem.

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Wed 20/01/2021 - 19:00

The phenomenal trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger brings us Betsy Jolas’ new work. The evening’s programme also features Steve Reich’s latest orchestral work, which Susanna Mälkki premiered in Los Angeles. 

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Fri 15/01/2021 - 19:00
Finnish Music Day concert HKO Screen live
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Tue 08/12/2020 - 18:00
HKO Screen web concert for the whole family
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Tue 01/12/2020 - 0:00

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen opens an old French book of fairy tales and conjures up characters woven into music by Maurice Ravel. So welcome Sleeping Beauty, Little Tom Thumb, the Empress of the Pagodas, and the Beauty and the Beast!

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Thu 12/11/2020 - 19:00

October is wrapped up with the sounds of big symphonic composers.

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Thu 29/10/2020 - 19:00
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” When I woke up I heard a sound, it grew ever louder, I could no longer imagine myself in a dream, music was sounding, and what music! reads the diary entry of Richard Wagner’s wife Cosima, on Christmas Day 1870, after the premiere of her symphonic birthday present.

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Fri 09/10/2020 - 19:00
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This concert, led by Pekka Kuusisto, sets off with New York composer Missy Mazzoli’s Vespers.

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Fri 25/09/2020 - 19:00
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The autumn season is opened with memories from the turn of the century, when the orchestra premiered several works by Sibelius, such as the Wood Nymph and Cassazione.

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Fri 11/09/2020 - 19:00
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Helsingin kaupunginorkesterin mindfulness-konsertissa hyväksyvän tietoisen läsnäolon harjoitukset tehdään yhdistettynä kaupunginorkesterin muusikoiden esityksiin.

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Wed 10/06/2020 - 19:00

Suora lähetys Musiikkitalon Paavo-salista: luvassa leikkiä, laulua ja kaunista musiikkia!

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Fri 05/06/2020 - 14:00

Beethoven, Bottesini & Mustonen - Helsingin kaupunginorkesterin muusikoiden kamarimusiikkikonsertti

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Fri 29/05/2020 - 19:00

Helsingin kaupunginorkesterin muusikoiden kamarimusiikkikonsertti

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Fri 15/05/2020 - 19:00

Helsingin kaupunginorkesterin perinteinen Vappumatinea HKO Screen -lähetyksenä

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Fri 01/05/2020 - 14:00

Helsingin kaupunginorkesterin muusikoiden kamarimusiikkikonsertti verkossa ja HKO Screen -sovelluksessa

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Fri 17/04/2020 - 19:00

Helsingin kaupunginorkesterin muusikoiden kamarimusiikkikonsertti

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Fri 03/04/2020 - 19:00
Musica nova Helsinki -festivaalin konsertissa uusin nousee esiin.
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Fri 01/02/2019 - 19:00
Milanon La Scalan tilaama Symphonic Ellington on Duke Ellingtonin sinfonisin teos, siispä täydellinen kokonaisuus UMO:lle ja kaupunginorkesterille.
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Tue 18/09/2018 - 19:00

HKO screen guest

FiBO

HKO Screen Guest - FiBO Players

FiBO Players - Rameau & Telemann
UMO Musiikkitalossa

HKO Screen Guest - UMO Helsinki Goes Duo

HKO Screen Guest - UMO Helsinki Goes Duo
Klassinen Hietsu credit Maarit Kytöharju

HKO Screen Guest - Klassinen Hietsu

HKO Screen Guest concert - Klassinen Hietsu

Arkistojen aarteita

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HKO Screen - Enno Poppe: Fett

Susanna Mälkki, conductor Enno Poppe: Fett
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HKO Screen - Sibelius Symphony No. 3

Susanna Mälkki, conductor Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 3

Keskusteluja

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HKO Screen - Pekka Kauppinen

Taiteilijatapaamisessa konserttimestari Pekka Kauppinen
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HKO Screen - Truls Mørk

Truls Mørk talks about his work as musician
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HKO Screen - Pianist Kirill Gerstein

Kirill Gerstein choosing a piano in Musiikkitalo
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