Karita Mattila and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra among the guests at Lahti Symphony Orchestra’s Sibelius Festival

The Lahti Symphony Orchestra’s 20th International Sibelius Festival will take place at the Sibelius Hall in Lahti from 5–8 September 2019. The thematic concepts for this jubilee festival are songs and stories, and the festival’s artistic director is Dima Slobodeniouk, principal conductor of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Ticket sales begin on Monday 14 January 2019 at Lippupiste outlets and online, and from the Sibelius Hall box office.

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Recording by the Lahti Symphony Orchestra wins BBC Music Magazine Award in London

A recording by the Lahti Symphony Orchestra gained a prestigious BBC Music Magazine Award in the concerto category in London on Thursday 5 April 2018. The surround-sound hybrid SACD recording on the BIS label (BIS-2206 SACD) contains bassoon concertos by Kalevi Aho and Sebastian Fagerlund (Mana). The soloist is the Dutch bassoonist Bram van Sambeek, and the orchestra is conducted by its current and former principal conductors, Dima Slobodeniouk (Aho) and Okko Kamu (Fagerlund). The disc also features Fagerlund’s solo piece Woodlands, written at the same time as his concerto, and Aho’s dramatic Solo V.

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Thu 21.02. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SYMPHONY CONCERT

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor
Barry Douglas, piano

Sauli Zinovjev: Batteria
Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto
Erkki Melartin: Symphony No. 5
Jimmy López: Perú Negro

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Tue 05.03. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SYMPHONY CONCERT

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra Concert
Hannu Lintu, conductor
Olli Mustonen, piano

Claude Debussy: La Mer
Béla Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1

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Fri 22.03. at 13.00 Sibeliustalo

UNFORGETTABLE THEME TUNES

Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Nick Davies, conductor

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Fri 22.03. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

UNFORGETTABLE THEME TUNES

Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Nick Davies, conductor

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Thu 28.03. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SYMPHONY CONCERT

Meta4 string quartet, section principals

György Ligeti: Romanian Concerto
Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 2
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1

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