The Estonian Festival Orchestra conducted by Paavo Järvi will visit the Lahti Sibelius Festival on 31 August 2022

The Lahti Symphony Orchestra’s 23rd Sibelius Festival will be held at the Sibelius Hall in Lahti from 31 August to 4 September 2022, with Dalia Stasevska, chief conductor of the orchestra, as its artistic director. The festival will be opened by an international guest appearance of the highest calibre, when the Estonian Festival Orchestra, consisting of European musicians, will perform on Wednesday 31 August 2022, conducted by the renowned Estonian conductor Paavo Järvi. This visit is made possible thanks to the support from the Jane and Aatos Erko Foundation.

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Sinfonia Lahti and Scenes from the Kalevala

The present album, from the Lahti Symphony Orchestra and Dima Slobodeniouk, brings together Kalevala-related works spanning the period between 1897 and 1943.

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Wed 31.08. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

GUEST CONCERT – Estonian Festival Orchestra

Estonian Festival Orchestra
Paavo Järvi, conductor

Lemminkäinen
Symphony No. 2

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Thu 01.09. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

FLOORA AND FAUNA

Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Dalia Stasevska, conductor
Dick Idman, recitation
Alma Pöysti, recitation
Somnium Ensemble Choir

Pan and Echo
Pelléas and Mélisande, concert suite
The Wood-Nymph, melodrama
Snöfrid – Improvisation for narrator, mixed choir and orchestra

6 pm Pre-concert Talk / Carpenters’ Hall
Aino’s Realm: Music journalist Eva Tigerstedt interviews Julia Donner, curator of Ainola

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Fri 02.09. at 15.00 Kalevi Aho Hall, Lahti Music Institute

PIANO RECITAL

David Munk-Nielsen, piano
Five Pieces, Op. 75, ‘The Trees’
Five Pieces, Op. 85, ‘The Flowers’
Ten Pieces, Op. 24

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Fri 02.09. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

PREMIÈRE 1911

Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Dalia Stasevska, conductor

In memoriam
Canzonetta
The Dryad
Night Ride and Sunrise
Symphony No. 4

6 pm Pre-concert Talk / Carpenters’ Hall
Timo Virtanen: Concerts Reconstructed

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Sat 03.09. at 15.00 Felix Krohn Hall, Lahti Concert Hall

MELODY FOREST

FAMILY CONCERT 
Jussi Makkonen, cello
Nazig Azezian, piano
Tapani Kalliomäki, recitation

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Sat 03.09. at 17.00 Sibelius Hall

PREMIÈRE 1927

Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Dalia Stasevska, conductor

The Tempest, Prelude
Tapiola
Rakastava
Symphony No. 7

4 pm Pre-concert Talk / Carpenters’ Hall
Music journalist Eva Tigerstedt interviews Satu Jalas, daughter of Sibelius’s daughter Margareta

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