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Autumn 2021 concerts

Timeless myths

THU 9.9. at 19.00 VAASA CITY CHURCH

  • con. Tomas Djupsjöbacka
  • sol. Cecilia Zilliacus, violin | Torleif Thedéen, cello

In cooperation with Korsholm Music Festival

Siri Brander: Elegie, (arr. A. E. Westerlind) | Mats Larsson Gothe: Concerto for violin, cello and orchestra ”Sisyfos drömmar” Jean Sibelius: Symphony No 3

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The magic of melody

THU 16.9. at 19.00 VAASA CITY CHURCH

  • con. Jan Söderblom
  • sol. Pontus Grans, double bass

Astor Piazzolla: Tangazo | Nino Rota: Divertimento Concertante | Francis Poulenc: Sinfonietta

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Echoes from the past

FRI 24.9. at 19.00 VAASA CITY CHURCH

  • con. Aliisa Neige Barrière
  • sol. Tommi Hyytinen, natural horn
  • natural horn obligato, Miska Miettunen

Jean-Féry Rebel: Chaos, from Les Élémens | Olli Virtaperko: Moiré, concerto for natural horn and orchestra “20” World premiere with modern instruments | Louise Farrenc: Symphony No 2

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Time travel

THU 30.9. at 19.00 VAASA CITY CHURCH

FRI  1.10. at 19.00 LAKEUDEN RISTI, Seinäjoki

Vaasa & Seinäjoki City Orchestras

  • con. Tomas Djupsjöbacka
  • sol. Pétur Sakari, organ

William Byrd: Two Motets, (arr. Nico Muhly) | Johannes Brahms: Haydn variations | Johann Sebastian Bach: Ricercar a 3, from Musikalisches Opfer BWV 1079 (arr. JP Lehto) | Francis Poulenc: Organ Concerto

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In the spirit of revolution

THU 7.10. at 19.00 VAASA CITY CHURCH

  • con. Taavi Oramo
  • sol. Karin Lovelius, mezzo-soprano

Andrea Tarrodi: Camelopardalis | Alma Mahler: Lauluja (arr. Jorma Panula) | Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No 3 “Eroica” 

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Everyone plays!

SAT 16.10 at 15.00 – the concert is free of charge

Vasa övningsskolas Gymnasium, Culturum, Koulukatu 31, Vaasa

Vaasa City Orchestra & Kuula Institute’s Näppäri course students

  • con. Mauno Järvelä

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Winner’s debut

THU 21.10. at 19.00 LAIHIA CHURCH

  • con. Tarmo Peltokoski
  • sol. Jonathan Leibovici, clarinet 

Franz Schubert: Symphony No 1 | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Concerto

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Merry pranks

THU 28.10 at 19.00 VAASA CITY HALL

  • con. Tomas Djupsjöbacka
  • sol. Eero Saunamäki, recorder

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No 103 | Jukka Tiensuu: Concerto for recorder and orchestra | Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, “16” (arr. George Morton, world premiere of the arrangement)

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LittFest – An evening with Sirpa Kähkösen

THU 11.11. at 19.00 VAASA CITY HALL

  • Chamber music concert
  • Minna Pensola, violin
  • Heini Kärkkäinen, piano

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French melodies

THU 25.11. at 19.00 VAASA CITY HALL

  • con. Chloé Dufresne
  • sol. Niamh McKenna, flute

Albert Roussel: Festin de l’araignée | André Jolivet: Flute concerto | Camille Saint-Saens: Symfoni A

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Taken by the rhythm

THU 2.12. at 19.00 VAASA CITY HALL

  • con. & sol. Simon Crawford-Phillips, piano

George Gerswhin: I got rhythm, variations, arr. Farrington | Magnus Lindgren, Lina Nyberg, Andrea Tarrodi, Anders Nilsson, Emilia Amper, Svante Henryson: Reflections on a ‘Visa från Utanmyra’ (Jan Johansson) | Johann Wenzel KalliwodaSymphony No. 5

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CANCELLED: Made in Finland

FRI 10.12. at 19.00 VAASA CITY HALL

  • con. Tomas Djupsjöbacka
  • sol. Eriikka Maalismaa, violin

In cooperation with Seinäjoki city orchestra

Fredrik Pacius: Kung Karls jakt – ouverture | Veli Kujala: “Auseil” Concerto for violin and orchestra | Jean Sibelius: Tapiola | Fredrik Pacius: Maamme

 

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Christmas songs accompanied by the Vaasa City Orchestra

THU 16.12. at 19.00 VAASA CITY HALL

  • con. Johanna Almark

Sing-along

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