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A Northern Dimension – tribute to Jaakko Kuusisto

11.6.2022 @ 19:00 - 21:00

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A Northern Dimension. Bright, profound and beautiful. Jaakko Kuusisto, who passed away in February 2022, was for many years a key force behind the Naantali Music Festival as a violinist, conductor and composer. The concert is a tribute to Jaakko and his magnificently diverse compositional work, which continues the tradition of the great Nordic composers and the northern dimension of music.

Jaakko Kuusisto:
Jurmo, Op. 31
Heini Kärkkäinen, piano

Valo, Op. 23
Elina Vähälä, violin
Joonas Pohjonen, piano

This morning. Three songs to Eila Kivikk’aho’s poems, Op. 2.
Kaisa Ranta, soprano
Juhani Lagerspetz, piano

Play II, Op. 16
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Ilari Angervo, viola
Samuli Peltonen, cello
Heini Kärkkäinen, piano

Le Tombeau de J.K.
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Heini Kärkkäinen, piano

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Edvard Grieg: Andante con moto C minor(EG 116)

Hagai Shaham, violin
Young Song, cello
Oliver Triendl, piano

Jean Sibelius:
Sommarnatten Op. 90 No. 5
lyrics Johan Ludvig Runeberg

En slända Op. 17 No. 5
lyrics Oscar Levertin

Och finns det en tanke Op. 86 No. 4
lyrics Karl-August Tavaststjerna

Var det en dröm? Op. 37 No. 4
lyrics Johann Julius Wecksell

Kaisa Ranta, soprano
Juhani Lagerspetz, piano

Franz Berwald: Septet

Mihaela Martin, violin
Hartmut Rohde, viola
Frans Helmerson, cello
Teemu Kauppinen, double bass
Michel Lethiec, clarinet
Jussi Särkkä, bassoon
Radovan Vlatkovic, horn

The concert will be 2,5 h in duration Tickets 49 € / 30 €.

Owner-customers of Turku Region Cooperative Bank may claim a 20 % discount on tickets for this concert. No more than two tickets per concert. Available from OP Mobile and the lippu.fi ticket outlet (not R-kiosks).

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Event location

Naantali Church

Nunnakatu 1

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