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The concerts at Ainola – the Sibelius family’s home in Järvenpää – offer a taste of chamber music by Sibelius that will be heard at the Festival.

Wednesday 13th June 12pm and 1pm
Sunday 17th June 12pm and 1pm

Anu Silvasti, piano
Lotta Nykäsenoja, violin
Ilkka Uurtimo, cello

Pianotrio “Hafträsk”

Concerts are included in the entrance fee.
Entrance adults € 10 / OAP € 8 / students € 4 / children (7-16 years old) € 2.

Open 2.5.-30.9.2018 (Tues-Sun 10am-5pm)
Guiding is included in the fee if the visit is booked in advance.
Bookings for 2018 by e-mail:



A Festival Buffet is served in Restaurant Lastu at Sibelius Hall on concert evenings (Fri-Sat) during the Sibelius Festival. The buffet is prepared from the finest seasonal Finnish ingredients.

Starters (from buffet)
Slightly salted whitefish, sprout salad and pickled vegetables
Smoked perch terrine and gin-marinated cucumber
Bacon and bean salad with peanut vinaigrette
Oven dried cherry tomatoes, rucola and home-made cheese
Marinated organic lamb from Åland, apple and yoghurt with honey
Home-made rustic bread, porcini pesto and butter

Main course (served at table)
Beef Tournedos foie gras, parsnip purée and port sauce
Fried pike-perch from Lake Vesijärvi, potato-lemon cake, kale and caper butter
Rosemary-roasted stock pigeon, porcini-onion purée, fried brie and blackcurrant sauce

Desserts (from buffet)
Cheese-currant cake
Rhubarb mousse
Chocolate truffles
Selection of domestic cheeses and jam

Menu € 45 person
Beverage package € 32 person (includes sparkling wine, white/red wine and avec)

Please make your reservation in advance from the Restaurant Kanresta´s sales services, tel. +358 (0)3 814 2816 or