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Impromptu II

The programme for this Friday’s chamber music concert presents music by Johannes Brahms, Luciano Berio, Robert Schumann and Aulis Sallinen, who is also celebrating his 85th birthday at the beginning of April.

Live broadcast of chamber music concert by HPO musicians on Friday 3 April

Musicians from the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra will perform chamber music without a live audience in the Concert Hall of the Helsinki Music Centre at 7pm on Friday 3 April. The online broadcast begins at 6:30pm on the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra’s HKO Screen mobile app and Yle Areena. The concert evening will be opened by a Visual Overture featuring the video installation Rearranged by visual artist Ewa Gorzna, which will also be presented on the media wall at the Helsinki Music Centre.The concert can be listened to on Yle Radio 1 on Wednesday 8. April at 7:02pm.

The programme for this Friday’s chamber music concert presents music by Johannes Brahms, Luciano Berio, Robert Schumann and Aulis Sallinen, who is also celebrating his 85th birthday at the beginning of April.

The orchestra will do its best to continue its chamber music concerts over the coming weeks. The aim is to perform concerts and stream them live online every two weeks or so. Due to the extraordinary situation, however, changes are possible.

The latest information is posted on the orchestra’s website, www.helsinginkaupunginorkesteri.fi, and social media channels.

Impromptu II
Friday 3 April at 7pm

Robert Schumann: Adagio and Allegro in A Flat Major for horn and piano, Op. 70 (1849)
Ville Hiilivirta, horn
Matilda Kärkkäinen, piano

Luciano Berio: Sequenza for solo flute (1958)
Niamh McKenna, flute

Aulis Sallinen: String Quartet No. 4
Erkki Palola, violin
Elina Lehto, violin
Tiila Kangas, viola
Lauri Kankkunen, cello

Johannes Brahms: Horn Trio in E Flat Major, Op. 40 (1865)
Mika Paajanen, horn
Jani Lehtonen, violin
Virva Garam, piano