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In the autumn of 2020 the Lahti Symphony Orchestra is organizing a new type of concert including the first performances of five new orchestral works. Is your composition one of them? The mentors will be Lotta Wennäkoski, Perttu Haapanen, Riikka Talvitie, Sebastian Fagerlund and Matthew Whittall.

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Anja Bihlmaier to become Principal Guest Conductor of Lahti Symphony Orchestra in autumn 2020

The Lahti Symphony Orchestra and its principal conductor Dima Slobodeniouk will gain a new artistic partner when the conductor Anja Bihlmaier takes up the position of the orchestra’s principal guest conductor in the autumn of 2020. The contract, which runs until the end of the spring 2023 season, includes three to four concerts each year and an option for a two-year extension.

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Thu 21.11. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SYMPHONY CONCERT

Dalia Stasevska, conductor
Juhani Lagerspetz, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2
Andrew Norman: Try
Uuno Klami: Kalevala Suite

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Thu 28.11. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SYMPHONY CONCERT

Students of conducting from the Sibelius Academy
Kaapo Kangas, double bass
Atso Almila, presenter and tutor to the conductors

Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture
Nino Rota: Divertimento Concertante for double bass and orchestra
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

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Fri 06.12. at 15.00 Sibeliustalo

INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT

Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Barnabás Kelemen, violin
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Harri Ahmas: Symphony No. 4 (first performance)
Jean Sibelius: Finlandia

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Sun 08.12. at 19.00 Verkatehdas, Hämeenlinna

SIBELIUS’S BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Barnabás Kelemen, violin
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Harri Ahmas: Symphony No. 4
Jean Sibelius: Finlandia

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Thu 12.12. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SYMPHONY CONCERT

Otto Tausk, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin

Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Victoria Borisova-Ollas: Violin Concerto (first Finnish performance)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1

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Wed 18.12. at 17.30 Sibeliustalo

THE SNOWMAN – FILM CONCERT

Emilia Hoving, conductor
Laulupuu Choir

Christmas songs
Howard Blake: The Snowman, film music

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