Kauden juliste

Laura Mikkola,
international
pianist and
artistic
director of
Iitti Music
Festival


Photo: Heikki Tuuli.

PROGRAMME 2017

 

Wed June 14

6 pm
8 pm

Nuevo Quinteto ¡Otra Vez!

Tango Nuevo Concerts at the Verla Mill Museum

Antti Heermann, violin; Jere Haakana, guitar; Henrik Sandås, bandoneón; Matti Laukkanen, piano; Petri Mäkiharju, double bass.

Tickets €27, including a tour of the Verla Mill, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in summer 2017.

 

 

Thu June 15
6 pm

Opening Concert, Iitti Church

 

Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928–2016):

Adagio Celeste

David Matthews (b. 1943):

Piano Concerto, Op. 111

Intermission

Johann Sebastian Bach (16851750):

Violin Concerto in A minor BWV 1041

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (18401893):

Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48

 

St. Michel Strings conducted by Okko Kamu; Fredrika Mikkola, violin; Laura Mikkola, piano.

Tickets €38 / €23

 

Thu June 15
9.30 pm

Tuure Kilpeläinen & Kaihon Karavaani,

Iitti Church

Tuure Kilpeläinen, vocals and guitar; Rocka Merilahti, guitar; Sampo Haapaniemi, drums; Jiri Kuronen, keyboard and accordion; Jarno T. Karjalainen, bass; Aarne Riikonen, percussions.

Tickets €27 / €15

 

Fri June 16
3 pm

 

Afternoon Concert, Iitti Church

 

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827):

String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18

Edward Elgar (1887–1934):

Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84

 

Bo­rea Quar­tet: Kas­mir Uusi­tu­pa (1st vio­lin), Tami Poh­jo­la (2nd vio­lin), Rii­na Pii­ri­lä (vio­la), Sen­ja Rum­mu­kai­nen (cel­lo); Laura Mikkola, piano.

Tickets €27 / €15

 

 

Fri June 16
7 pm

 

Friday Concert, Kuusankoski Hall

 

Aulis Sallinen (b. 1935):

Introduction and Tango Overture, Op. 74b

Luigi Boccherini (1743–1805):

Cello Concerto No. 3 in G major G480

Intermission

Edvard Grieg (18431967):

String Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 27

Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992):

Oblivion (arr. Vladimir Mendelssohn)

Libertango

 

St. Michel Strings conducted by Okko Kamu; Borea Quartet; Pedro Hietanen, accordion; Risto Lauriala, piano; Laura Mikkola, piano; Eero Lehtimäki, clarinet; Satu Garam, flute; Oskari Pennanen, cello; Petri Mäkiharju, double bass.

Tickets €38 including a visit to the Finland 100 jubilee exhibition “The River Kymi in Finnish Art” at the Kuusankoski Hall, June 3–July 30, 2017.

 

 

Sat June 17
2 pm

Carte blanche: Pedro Hietanen with Friends

Puimala Barn Concert, Iitti Golf

Pedro Hietanen, Harri Marstio, Eero Lehtimäki, Oskari Pennanen, Petri Mäkiharju, Laura Mikkola, Risto Lauriala.

Tickets €27

 

 

Sat June 17
4 pm

Talk by Professor Eero Tarasti on the music of Einojuhani Rautavaara

at the “Kesäkahvila” Summer Café (in Finnish)

Free

 

 

Sat June 17
6 pm

 

Saturday Concert, Iitti Church

 

Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928–2016):

Cello Sonata No. 2

Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924):

E lucevan le stelle” from the opera Tosca

Intermission

Johann Sebastian Bach (16851770) / Wilhelm Kempff (18951991):

Jesus bleibet meine Freude BWV 147

Johann Sebastian Bach / Ferruccio Busoni (18661924):

Adagio and Fugue in C major BWV 564

Wofgang Amadeus Mozart ((1756–1791):

Clarinet Quintet in A major K581

 

Oskari Pennanen, cello; Jyrki Anttila, tenor; Risto Lauriala, piano; Borea Quartet; Eero Lehtimäki, clarinet; Laura Mikkola, piano.

Tickets €38 / €23

 

 

Sat June 17
11 pm

 

Late-night Open-air Concert

on Hiidenvuori Hill

Linda Urbanski, soprano; Jyrki Anttila, tenor; Risto Lauriala, piano.

Tickets €20

In the event of rain, the concert will be held in Iitti Church.

 

 

Sun June 18
2 pm

 

Open-air Concert at the Taarasti Art Centre

in Lahti

J. Massenet, A. Piazzolla, C.Saint-Saëns, M. Ravel, O.Merikanto, The Beatles…

 

Fredrika Mikkola, violin; Oskari Pennanen, cello; Pedro Hietanen, accordion; Laura Mikkola, piano.

Tickets €20 including a visit to the summer 2017 exhibition of the Taarasti Art Centre. Children under 16 free.

 

Näkyvä ääni – Visible Voice

Young artists’ exhibition of the Taarasti Art Centre at the “Kesäkahvila” Summer Café in Iitti, May 16–June 18.

Free