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Summer Sounds | Thursday


Opening Fanfare

Time: Thursday 27.6.2019, 13.00 and 18.40 (free entrance)
Place: Art Factory lobby, please note the new location and two performances!

The traditional Summer Sounds opening fanfare will open this year’s festival at 13.00 and at 18.40 at the Art Factory lobby. The composer of this year’s fanfare is Tomi Räisänen.

Tomi Räisänen: Fanfare

Afternoon with Valle Rosenberg

Time: Thursday 27.6.2019 at appr. 13.15 after the Opening Fanfare
Place: Porvoo Old Town Hall

Eriikka Maalismaa (violin), Riitta-Liisa Ristiluoma (viola) and Mikko Ivars (cello)

The Summer Sounds concert series will start with Avanti! string trio concert at the Old Town Hall where painting from the young expressionist Valle Rosenberg (1891-1919) will be combined with music from his contemporaries.

Erkki Melartin: String trio op 133 (Andante, Andante funebre, Presto, Finale)
Anton Webern: Satz für Streichtrio (Ruhig fließend) op. Post
Jean Cras: String trio (lent, animé, très animé)

Tickets: 32€/ 27€/ 16€ + service fee

Opening concert: Drakar och danser

Time: Thursday 27.6.2019 at 19.00
Place: Avanti Hall, Art Factory

Baldur Brönnimann, conductor
Wu Wei, sheng
Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

The star of the opening Avanti Hall concert for Summer Sounds is Wu Wei and his instrument sheng. The Finnish premiere of Teoton by Jukka Tiensuu will take place the same evening at the Art Factory. The programme consists of music seen through Baroque lenses. Arrangements by Johanness Schöllhorn provide a playful angle to the music of J.S. Bach.

Johannes Schöllhorn: Anamorphoses (Contrapunctus 10 a 4 alla Decima – Contrapunctus 6 a 4 in Stylo Francese – Contrapunctus 9 a 4 alla Duodecima)

Frank Martin: Petite Symphonie Concertante (Adagio -Allegro con moto – Adagio – Allegretto alla marcia)

Emil Holmström, piano
Matias Häkkinen, harpsichord
Päivi Severeide, harp

Johannes Schöllhorn: Anamorphoses (Canon in hypodiapason (Canon alla ottava)
Canon per augmentationem in contrario motu 3)

Jukka Tiensuu: Teoton, concerto for sheng (Fever, Adrift, Game, Bliss)

Tickets: 40€/ 32€/ 20€ + service fee

Avanti! Lounge with Wu Wei and electronic artist Tuomas Norvio

Time: Thursday 27.6.2019 at 20.45 or when the concert at the Avanti Hall ends (free entrance)
Place: Avanti Hall Foyer, Art Factory

Wu Wei, sheng
Tuomas Norvio, electronics

The opening concert of the Summer Sounds will continue in the Art Factory Foyer, as after the concert the guests can enjoy improvisation by sound engineer and electronic artist Tuomas Norvio and Wu Wei. The festival bus back to Helsinki will leave approximately at 21.45 or 15 minutes after the end of the concert.

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