A joint summer greeting for all students and teachers in Finland created by the Finnish symphony orchestras.

The Finnish symphony orchestras created a joint summer greeting for all students and teachers in Finland – conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen as musical advisor.

A massive orchestra, consisting of musicians from member orchestras of the Association of Finnish Symphony Orchestras, have made a virtual recording of the finale of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony no 7, which will be released as a mosaic video on Friday May 29th at 9 am, to mark the ending of the orchestras spring seasons.

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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 08.10. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SYMPHONY CONCERT

SYMPHONY CONCERT
József Hárs, conductor
Eero Saunamäki, fipple flute

Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances No. 3
G. Ph.Telemann: Concerto in C major
Mozart: Serenade No. 9 ´Post Horn´

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Thu 15.10. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SIBELIUS FESTIVAL 2020

SYMPHONY CONCERT
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Sergey Khachatryan, violin

Symphony No. 3
Violin Concerto
Symphony No. 1

6 pm Pre-concert talk / Andrew Barnett
(in English and free of charge)

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Fri 16.10. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SIBELIUS FESTIVAL 2020

SYMPHONY CONCERT
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor

Symphony No. 4
Symphony No. 2

6 pm Pre-concert talk / Carpenter´s Hall
Interview with Artistic Director Dima Slobodeniouk

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Sat 17.10. at 17.00 Sibeliustalo

SIBELIUS FESTIVAL 2020

SYMPHONY CONCERT
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor

Symphony No. 5
Symphony No. 6
Symphony No. 7

4 pm Pre-concert talk / Carpenter´s Hall
Erkki Liikanen and Kalevi Aho (in Finnish and free of charge)

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Sun 18.10. at 11.30 Sibeliustalo

SIBELIUS FESTIVAL 2020

SIBELIUS ON PERIOD INSTRUMENTS
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Tomas Djupsjöbacka, conductor
Antti Tikkanen, violin

Suite caractéristique
Five Dances champêtres
Elegy from Kung Kristian II
Rakastava
Suite for violin and string orchestra

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Thu 29.10. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SYMPHONY CONCERT

SYMPHONY CONCERT
Anja Bihlmaier, conductor
Maria Dueñas, violin
Albert Schnelzer: Burn My Letters - Remembering Clara
Emilie Mayer: Symphony No 7
Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto

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Thu 05.11. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

VOLARE! Songs from Italy

VOLARE!
Songs from Italy
Antti Rissanen, conductor
Maria Ylipää and
Tero Harjunniemi, vocals
La Strada – Lazzarella - Time for us (Kun aika on) - Quarda Che Luna - Mambo Italiano - O sole Mio - Nessun Dorma - Volare!

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Thu 19.11. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SYMPHONY CONCERT

SYMPHONY CONCERT
Håkan Hardenberger, conductor and trumpet
Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Concerto
HK Gruber: 3 MOB Pieces
HK Gruber: Manhattan Broadcasts
Ludwig van Beethoven: Adagio molto e mesto
Brett Dean: Testament
Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3

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Thu 26.11. at 19.00 Sibeliustalo

SYMPHONY CONCERT

SYMPHONY CONCERT
Ryan Wigglesworth, conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Anatoli Ljadov: Kikimora
Ryan Wigglesworth: Piano Concerto
Oliver Knussen: Scriabin Settings
Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in C major

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