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The Lahti Symphony Orchestra’s coming season features earworms and epic works

During the 2023–24 season, the Lahti Symphony Orchestra will perform masterpieces by Mahler and Beethoven as well as the original version of Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire, and will make a visit to Amsterdam.

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Thu 05.10. at 18.00 Sibelius Hall

PAULO CELLO COMPETITION SEMI-FINAL CONCERT

Petri Komulainen, conductor
Paulo Cello Competition semi-finalists

Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto
Édouard Lalo: Cello Concerto
Camille Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1
Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations

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Fri 06.10. at 18.00 Sibelius Hall

PAULO CELLO COMPETITION SEMI-FINAL CONCERT

Petri Komulainen, conductor
Paulo Cello Competition semi-finalists

Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto
Édouard Lalo: Cello Concerto
Camille Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1
Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations

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Thu 12.10. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

ITALIANI

Nil Venditti, conductor
Virpi Räisänen, mezzo-soprano

Gaetano Donizetti: Overture to the opera Don Pasquale
Italian Opera Arias
Lara Poe: Song Cycle to poems by L. Onerva (co-commission by the Lahti and Oulu Symphony Orchestras)
Giacomo Puccini: Preludio Sinfonico
Alfredo Casella: Concerto for orchestra

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Thu 19.10. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

ELEGANCE PAR EXCELLENCE

Dalia Stasevska, conductor
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano

Noriko Koide: Swaddling Silk and Gossamer Rain
Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major
Olivier Messiaen: Les Offrandes oubliées
Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major

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Thu 02.11. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

BEETHOVEN’S FIFTH

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Mackenzie Melemed, piano

Peter Lieberson: Drala
Einar Englund: Piano Concerto No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

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Thu 09.11. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

RETURN TO PARADISE

Dalia Stasevska, conductor
Johan Dalene, violin
Aurora Marthens, soprano

Andrea Tarrodi: Birds of Paradise II
Tebogo Monnakgotla: Violin Concerto (first Finnish performance)
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No 4

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Thu 16.11. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

FOCUS: JAAKKO KUUSISTO

Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Elina Vähälä, violin

Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Max Reger): O Mensch, bewein’ dein’ Sünde gross
Jaakko Kuusisto: Violin Concerto
Jaakko Kuusisto: Symphony

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Thu 23.11. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

SAMULI EDELMANN & SINFONIA LAHTI – VAIHEET

Samuli Edelmann, vocals
Jukka Perko, saxophone
Leri Leskinen, keyboard and electronics
Matti Paatelma, piano

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