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Arto Noras 80 years – On the Journey of the Maestro

14.5.2022 @ 18:00 - 20:00

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The 80th birthday year celebrations for legendary cello artist Arto Noras, the founder and Artistic Director of Naantali Music Festival, will begin in Helsinki on 14 May with a unique, Maestro-worthy concert. The evening’s program includes solo performances by Arto and conducted by Okko Kamu an ensemble of 36 leading cellists from Finland comprising Arto’s colleagues as well as his first, second and third generation students. A major celebration of Arto and the cello is planned, which will continue at Naantali Music Festival in June.

Krzysztof Penderecki:
Preludio
Per Arto

Aulis Sallinen: Sonaatti 4 sellolle Op.116 (2020)
Ciaconna
Epilogo
Framenti a due tempi
Arto Noras, Marko Ylönen,
Samuli Peltonen, Lauri Kankkunen

Joonas Kokkonen: Sonaatti (1976)
Andante
Allegro
Adagio
Allegretto mosso

Krzysztof Penderecki: Ciaccona in memoriam Giovanni Paolo II
for 6 cellos (2015)
Arto Noras, Samuli Peltonen,
Marko Ylönen, Roi Ruottinen,
Sanna Palas-Lassila, Riitta Pesola

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Julius Klengel: Hymnus Op.57

Jaakko Kuusisto: Cello Concerto Op.38 (2019)
Andante

Edward Elgar: Nimrod Enigma Variations (arr. Peter Grans)

Kalevi Aho: Villi Naantali (2012)

Dmitri Shostakovitsh: Waltz No.2 (arr. Peter Grans)

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas brasileiras No.1
Modinha

Astor Piazzolla: Fuga y misterio (arr. Jose Carli)

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The concert will be about two hours in duration. Tickets 49 €. The concert will include an interval.

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Information

Date:
14.5.2022

Time:
18:00

Event location

Temppeliaukio Church

Lutherinkatu 3
Helsinki

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