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4.12.2019 11.27

Viulisti Baiba Skride, sellisti Harriet Krijgh ja pianisti Lauma Skride ovat tuttu näky maailman suurilla konserttilavoilla. Trio esiintyy paljon yhdessä, ja Ludwig van Beethovenin kolmoiskonsertto kuullaan heidän tulkintanaan tällä kaudella Turun lisäksi myös Prahassa, ja trio levyttää teoksen Hannoverissa. Tule kuuntelemaan maailman ykkösnimiä! 

Mestaritrio

Turun konserttitalossa to 9.1. ja pe 10.1. klo 19.
Ohjelmassa Beethovenin kolmoiskonsertto C-duuri sekä Bruckerin 2. sinfonia kapellimestari Andreas Speringin johdolla. 
Liput tästä tai Konserttitalon kulttuurikauppa Ars Musicasta (avoinna arkisin klo 12-17).

Baiba Skride

Baiba Skride voitti 1. palkinnon kuningatar Elisabetin musiikkikilpailussa vuonna 2001. Hän on monien orkestereiden ja kapellimestareiden suosiossa ja kansainvälisesti kysytty kamarimuusikko. Baiba on yksi Skride Quartetin perustajajäsenistä ja esiintyy lisäksi paljon duona siskonsa Lauman kanssa.

Harriet Krijgh

Harriet Krijgh on soittanut Euroopan, Pohjois-Amerikan ja Aasian merkittävimmillä konserttilavoilla. Krijgh on kysytty kamarimuusikko, johtanut Utrechtin kansainvälistä kamarimusiikkifestivaalia kaksi vuotta perustanut vuosittaisen kesäfestivaalin ”Harriet & Friends” vuonna 2012 Itävallassa.

Lauma Skride

Lauma Skrideä on ylistetty tulkinnoistaan saksalaisen klassismin ja romantiikan ajan musiikin parissa. Hänelle on myös myönnetty Bonnin Beethoven Ring -palkinto vuonna 2008. Lauma on yksi Skride Quartetin perustajajäsenistä ja esiintyy lisäksi paljon duona siskonsa Baiban kanssa.

Kuvassa vasemmalta oikealle: Harriet Krijgh, Baiba Skride, Lauma Skride. 

2.12.2019 09.37

Ticket sales opening hours during holiday season:

Turku Cultural Shop Ars Musica is open normally and closed only 24.-26.12. and 1.1.2020.

Concert Hall Sales Service (via telephone) is closed 21.12.2019-2.1.2020.

Lippupiste opening hours here

Webshop www.lippu.fi is open.

God jul!

 

26.11.2019 16.53

Black Friday -tarjouksena liput Riemuitkaa-konserttiin kaksi yhden hinnalla vain pe 29.11.!

Riemuitkaa!

To 12.12. klo 19 Tuomiokirkko
Joulunajan suosittu klassinen teos, Corellin joulukonsertto kajahtaa kirkossa. Lisäksi sopraano Tuuli Lindeberg tulkitsee Bachin kantaatin Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen ja konsertti päättyy Mendelsohnin Uskonpuhdistus-sinfoniaan. 2018 ja 2019 pääsiäiskonserteista tuttu kapellimestari Edward Ananian-Cooper johtaa orkesteria.

Liput

Konserttitalon Ars Musica arkisin klo 12-17.
Lippu.fi verkkokauppa ja myyntipisteet.
Kaksi yhden hinnalla -tarjouksella kaksi lippua yhteensä 24 euroa. 

22.11.2019 14.36

Olli Mustonen, conductor and piano 
Jaakko Kortekangas, baritone

Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan Overture op. 62
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto D-major op. 61a 
Olli Mustonen: Symphony no. 1 ‘Tuuri’

Olli Mustonen is not only one of Finland’s most prominent pianists: he has a triple role as conductor, pianist and composer, as indeed in this programme. Beethoven’s romantic violin concerto is one of the most popular pieces in the world. In the concert we will hear Beethoven´s arrangement of the piece for piano and orchestra. The interval is followed by Mustonen’s ‘Tuuri’ Symphony, based on the poem of that name in Eino Leino’s collection Helkavirsiä [Whitsongs]. The demanding vocal part is performed by Jaakko Kortekangas.

Little Overture before the concert at 18.15 in the Concert Hall. Performers are students of Turku Conservatory.

19.11.2019 15.01

Turun filharmonisen orkesterin kevätkauden tapahtumia voi selata sähköisestä kausiesitteestäLippupisteen sivuilta ja Turun kaupungin tapahtumakalenterista.

Lisäksi paperista kausiesitettä on jaossa mm. Konserttitalolla ja lipunmyyntipisteissä. 

Tapahtumat lisätään omaan tapahtumakalenteriimme mahdollisimman pian. Pahoittelemme asiasta mahdollisesti aiheutuvaa haittaa. 

 

 

18.11.2019 12.40

City of Turku Independence Day Gala Concerts 6.12. at 12 at 15 have free entrance with a seat ticket.

Seat tickets will be handed out on Sat 23 of November at Turku Concert Hall from 12 to 14 (doors open at 12), 2 tickets per customer.

You can inquire for possible remaining tickets from Ars Musica, Aninkaistenkatu 9, starting from Mon 25 of November at 12am.

18.11.2019 10.01

Jaakko Kuusisto, conductor

Mauritz Stiller / Armas JärnefeltLaulu tulipunaisesta kukasta [Song of the Scarlet Flower]

Mauritz Stiller’s film Laulu tulipunaisesta kukasta [Song of the Scarlet Flower] is one of the gems of early cinema, an international success that shocked audiences with its audacious love scenes. Now, the film is brought to life with a live symphonic accompaniment. The film was provided with an original score by National Romantic composer Armas Järnefelt, paired here with a screening of the film itself. The year 2019 marks the centenary of the premiere of the film, and it is also the 150th anniversary of the birth of Armas Järnefelt. The score for the 100-minute film was restored by Jani Kyllönen and Jaakko Kuusisto.

Join us for the concert afterparty in the upper foyer for a selection of chamber music by contemporaries of Järnefelt, with Jaakko Kuusisto. Admission is free for concert ticket holders.

29.10.2019 09.34

The programme of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra for the spring 2020 season has been published, and ticket sales opened. The programme of the spring season celebrates the year of music 2020.

The year 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of the grand name of classical music, Ludwig van Beethoven, and music communities around the world have noted this. The programme of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra acknowledges Beethoven with three concerts. Next year also marks the 100th birthday of jazz legend Charlie Parker, and the Roaring Twenties are here again. The Moomin characters created by Tove Jansson also celebrate their 75th anniversary in 2020. The Muumiperheen lauluretki concert takes children on a musical journey to the Moominvalley.

In the picture: soloists of opening concert: Baiba Skride, Harriet Krijgh, Lauma Skride.

Beethoven 250

Spring season begins on 9–10 January with Beethoven’s Triple Concerto. The work is performed by a trio each excelling with their instruments: violinist Baiba Skride, cellist Harriet Krijgh, and pianist Lauma Skride. Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 2 is also heard during the evening conducted by Andreas Spering.

The principal guest conductor of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Julian Rachlin, presents a programme celebrating Beethoven in Turku on 13–14 February. Rachlin’s successful period as principal guest conductor was recently extended for 2020–2022. The concerts will present Beethoven’s beloved and significant works: Ouverture from The Creatures of Prometheus, the heroic Piano Concerto No. 5 with pianist Denis Kozhukin, and the beautiful Pastoral Symphony.

The chamber music concert on 17 May also presents a programme of Beethoven: Serenade in D major and the Razumovsky string quartet. The performing musicians are Marjaana Holva, violin, Susanna Suorttanen, violin, Helinä Nissi, viola, Larimatti Punelpuro, cello, and Anu Honkanen, flute.

Theme concerts

On 31 January, Emma Salokoski will delve into the production of Nordic favourite artist Eva Dahlgren. She will perform songs from the album ‘Jag vill se min älskade komma från de vilda’, which Dahlgren made in cooperation with Esa-Pekka Salonen, arranger Anders Hillborg, and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. The Emma Award winning Salokoski will also play her own pieces, arranged for the orchestra.

On 16 April, saxophonist Jukka Perko will take the stage with the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra to interpret arrangements of old American musical songs made for Charlie Parker in the 1940s, backed up by the chamber orchestra and jazz quartet. The dazzling skill of Perko, who is deeply familiar with Parker’s style and has even played with Dizzy Gillespie’s orchestra, has been compared to a young Parker.

On 1 May, festivities are vibrant with brilliant singer Aili Ikonen and conductor Jaakko Kuusisto. The concert will include Ikonen’s own hits, as well as selected borrowed tunes from various artists, arranged for the symphony orchestra.

The spring will bring the Moomin concert for children on 28 March. The concert will present orchestra arrangements of Moomin songs from the ‘Muumiperheen lauluretki’ album, winner of the 2015 Emma Award for children’s albums. Eija Ahvo and Markus Bäckman are responsible for song and presenting. The Piccolo choir from the Puolala music classes also performs at the concert.

Finnish first performances and a premiere

The spring season will also offer plenty of new music. Finnish first performances take place on two consecutive weeks in January. Thursday 16 January will bring the Finnish first performance of Poul Ruders’ Sound and Simplicity for accordion and orchestra by conductor Christian Kluxen and accordionist Bjarke Mogensen. The work is written for Mogensen. The concert also includes Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Claude Debussy, and Petruška by Igor Stravinsky.

On 23–24 January, conductor Tianyi Lu and violinist Huang Mengla will introduce Chinese music. Mengla will perform the Finnish first performance of He Zhanhao and Chen Gang’s Butterfly Lover’s Violin Concerto, one of the most popular orchestra works in Chinese music. The programme of the night also includes Huang Ruo’s Folk Songs, and concludes with Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 ‘From the New World’.

February will start with the concert on 6–7 February by conductor Jukka Untamala and violinist Pekka Kuusisto. The evening is dedicated to northern composers, and the programme will include Kuusisto’s interpretation of Carl Nielsen’s violin concerto and Jean Sibelius’ dark Symphony No. 4. The concert will open with the Finnish first performance of Outi Tarkiainen’s Midnight Sun Variations. Tarkiainen is one of the most successful Finnish composers of her generation.

One of the best moments of the spring season will be experienced on 6–7 May. Celebrated conductor John Storgårds, recipient of the Pro Finlandia medal in 2012, will come to conduct the orchestra. Storgårds brings with him Symphony No. 6 of romantic nationalist composer Lauri Ikonen, a contemporary of Sibelius. The concert will be the premiere for the Symphony. The interpretation of violinist Rosanne Philippens of Béla Bartók’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 6 will also be heard during this significant evening.

Interesting comprehensive concerts

The coming season will provide programmes compiled around various themes. On 6 March, the theme country is France. The programme includes French music from the 19th and 20th centuries from Francis Poulenc, Hector Berlioz, Ernest Chausson, and Igor Stravinsky. Alexandre Bloch will come to conduct the Philharmonic Orchestra, and Liza Kerob will be the violin soloist. Bloch first conducted the orchestra in spring 2019.

Tenor Topi Lehtipuu will sing on 12–13 March and, together with horn player Jukka Harju, perform Benjamin Britten’s Serenade, op. 31. The concert conducted by Sian Edwards will also include music from Maurice Ravel and Antonín Dvořák.

Conductor Anu Tali will present an interesting programme on Thursday 19 March. Amazing cellist Marko Ylönen will play Canto di Speranza by Bernd Alois Zimmermann, known for his modern tunes. The programme also includes the pearl of the production of Edward Elgar, the Enigma Variations, and the dreamy Chant du Ménestrel by Alexandr Glazunov.

Pianist Andreas Boyde and conductor Jonathan Stockhammer bring America to the Turku Concert Hall on 23–24 April. Boyd will master George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, a jazz-influenced work for piano and orchestra. The evening of tunes from the 1920s and 1930s will also include music from Samuel Barber, Ernest Bloch, Roy Harris, and Aaron Copland.

Julian Rachlin will perform for the second time this spring on 13–14 May, this time with violist Sarah McElravy. The dazzling duo made the audience wild in Turku in 2017. The stars, who also play the most significant stages of the world, will perform the Double Concerto by Max Bruch. The programme of the concert will also include music from some of the most famous composers in the romantic era, Franz Schubert, and Johannes Brahms.  

In addition, the spring season will offer wonderful chamber music concerts, the Children’s Music Salon for the youngest music enthusiasts, the Good Friday Easter concert, and the Young Soloists’ concert, which concludes the season. On 26–30 May, the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra will play at the early summer concert tour of small ensembles in beautiful historical buildings and cityscapes around Turku.

29.10.2019 09.22

The contract of violinist and conductor Julian Rachlin as principal guest conductor for the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra has been extended for the seasons 2020–2022. The contract strengthens the long-term cooperation of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra with various renowned artists.

Julian Rachlin has visited Turku since 2015, and he was appointed principal guest conductor in 2017. The renowned musician has established his place as the favourite of the audience in Turku, and he has brought several virtuoso programmes of favourite works in classical music to Turku. This autumn, Rachlin will be seen with the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra as conductor and violinist on Thursday 31 October and Friday 1 November, performing the masterful Violin Concerto No. 2 by Sergei Prokofiev.

Violinist, violist, a.nd conductor Julian Rachlin is one of the most esteemed musicians of our time. For the first 30 years of his career, he has played as a soloist with the leading conductors and orchestras of the world. Rachlin is principal guest conductor for the Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra. He also leads the Julian Rachlin & Friends festival at Palma de Mallorca.

Born in Lithuania, Rachlin moved to Vienna in 1978. After taking the title of Eurovision Young Musician of the Year in 1988, he became the youngest soloist to ever play with the Vienna Philharmonic. Rachlin has toured the world as soloist as well as conductor. He has, for example, conducted the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society, the Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra, several symphony orchestras in South America and Japan, and made his debut in the US as conductor at the Grand Teton Music festival.

Rachlin performing with the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra on 31 October and 1 November

Julian Rachlin will be seen as conductor and violinist of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra on Thursday 31 October and Friday 1 November at 7 pm at the Concert Hall. At the concerts named Jupiter, Rachlin will perform the masterful and memorable Violin Concerto No. 2 by Sergei Prokofiev, composed between the World Wars. The virtuoso composition has power, speed, and fire. The concert experience is completed by Prokofiev’s Classical symphony and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s superb Jupiter symphony. The Friday concert will be broadcast live online at tfo.fi/live. Some tickets are available for the concerts.

Jupiter on Thu 31 October and Fri 1 November at 7 pm at the Concert Hall. Julian Rachlin, conductor and violin, the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra. Prokofiev – Mozart. Tickets €26.50 | 21.50 | 9.50.

 

18.10.2019 14.16

Edvard Grieg: Vuorenkuninkaan luolassa
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia nro 40 g-molli, 1. osa
Sergei Prokofjev: Montaguet ja Capuletit orkesterisarjasta Romeo ja Julia
Sergei Prokofjev: Romeo Julian haudalla orkesterisarjasta Romeo ja Julia
Edward Elgar: Enigma-variaatiot, 9. osa Nimrod
Maurice Ravel: Bolero (siirtymä väliajalle)
Väliaika
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sinfonia nro 7 A-duuri, 4. osa
Camille Saint- Saëns: Bacchanale oopperasta Simson ja Delila
Andrea Tarrodi: Camelopardalis
John Williams: Imperiumin marssi elokuvasta Tähtien sota
Faithless feat. Paleface: Insomnia

Open Orchestra

Turun konserttitalolla pe 8.11, to 14.11 ja pe 15.11 klo 19.
Liput Konserttitalon Ars Musicasta (arkisin klo 12-17) tai Lippu.fi myyntipisteistä ja verkkokaupasta: 26,50 | 21,50 | 9,50 €