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Christian Kluxen, conductor
Bjarke Mogensen, accordion
Claude Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Poul Ruders: Sound and Simplicity - Seven Pillars of Music for Accordion and Orchestra (first performance in Finland)
Igor Stravinsky: Petrouchka
Danish accordion virtuoso Bjarke Mogensen has a well-established presence on the world’s concert scene. In 2012, he won 1st prize at the New Talent competition of the European Broadcasting Union. Sound and Simplicity by his compatriot Poul Ruders was written specifically for Mogensen and is now performed in Finland for the first time. Christian Kluxen, already well known to Turku audiences, begins the evening with Debussy’s iconic tone poem and concludes with Stravinsky’s snapping and crackling Petrouchka.