Concerts 2018

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Sat 28.7.

1. OPENING FANFARE

12.00

Uusikaupunki Market Square
Free admission!

Jukka Perko Tritone: Jukka Perko (saxophone), Antti Lötjönen (bass), Teppo Mäkynen (drums)

Maestro Jukka Perko with his amazing Tritone band will huff and puff Crusell-week into action!

2. JUKKA PERKO TRITONE GOES DIZZY

18.00
Community hall
27 € (includes tea/coffee and a pastry)

Jukka Perko Tritone: Jukka Perko (saxophone), Antti Lötjönen (bass), Teppo Mäkynen (drums)

Celebrating Dizzy Gillespie! In honouring Dizzy’s 100th year of birth Jukka and His Trio mixes Dizzy’s most unbelievable Bebop and Afro-Cuban classics into one fizzy cocktail!

Sun 29.7.

3. CHURCH SERVICE

10.00
New Church

Pēteris Vasks: Music for a Deceased Friend

LUMO-quintet: Jin-Ah Lee (flute), Amelia Coleman (oboe), Veera Myllyniemi (clarinet), Asko Padinki (bassoon), Jose Luis Cortell (French horn)

High Mass in the New Church invites us to calm down to emotional quintet-piece by Latvian composer Pēteris Vasks. (The musicians are also using their singing as a secondary instrument.)

4. FANFARE OF THE DAY

12.00
Uusikaupunki Market Square
Free admission!

Future talents are playing the midday fanfare. See you at the market place!

5. FAMILY CONCERT: ”THE LOST CLARINET”

13.00
Cultural Centre Cruselli
5 €

Hanna Hujanen (clarinet), Klaara Vasara (clarinet)

Help, I’ve lost my Clarinet!! Klaara Vasara and Hanna Hujanen are leading the hunt for a strangely lost clarinet. Come on and join the search party!

6. ENCHANTMENT  

18.00
Old Church
(25€/20€)

Carl Nielsen: Serenata in Vano, CNW 69 (1914)
Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring, (1913). Arrangement for woodwind quintet by Michael Byerly.
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Guillaume Connesson: Sextet (1998)
Pēteris Vasks: Music for Deceased Friend (1977)

LUMO-quintet: Jin-Ah Lee (flute), Amelia Coleman (oboe), Veera Myllyniemi (clarinet), Asko Padinki (bassoon), Jose Luis Cortell (French horn)
Christian Altenburger (violin), Yuval Gotlibovich (viola), Marko Ylönen (cello), Esko Laine (double bass), Jouko Laivuori (piano)

LUMO-quintet with their friends presents broad and interesting cross-section of different composition styles in the 20th century. Some of the pieces are well known and some are rarely heard, nevertheless all of the pieces are weaved together with uncompromising and groundbreaking esthetics.

Mon 30.7.

7. FANFARE OF THE DAY

12.00
Uusikaupunki Market Square
Free admission!

Future talents are playing the midday fanfare. See you at the market place!

8. MIRROR TO THE SOUL

18.00
Old Church
25 € /20 €

Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel (1978)
Johann Christian Bach: Oboe Quartet in B flat major WB60 (1776)
Alfred Schnittke: Hymn II for cello and double bass (1974)
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Benjamin Britten: 6 Metamorphoses after Ovid, op. 49,  for solo oboe (1951)
Sofia Gubaidulina: Duo Sonata for two bassoons (1977)
Pēteris Vasks: The Fruit of Silence for piano quintet (2013)

Martine Varnik (oboe), Bence Bogányi (bassoon), Asko Padinki (bassoon), Christian Altenburger (violin), Raquel Castro (violin) Yuval Gotlibovich (viola) Marko Ylönen (cello), Esko Laine (double bass), Naoko Ichihashi (piano), Jouko Laivuori (piano).

A true tour de force in modernism, these compositions demand everything from musicians performing them.  The most powerful compositions are softened by Arvo Pärt´s and Peteris Vasks´ breathtakingly beautiful pieces as well as by a fresh oboe quartet by the son of Johann Sebastian.

 

Tue 25.7.

9. FANFARE OF THE DAY

12.00
Uusikaupunki Market Square
Free admission!

Future talents are playing the midday fanfare. See you at the market place!

10. SCHUBERT’S  PEARL

18.00
Old Church
25 € / 20 €

Franz Schubert: Octet in F-major D. 803 (1824)

Tuulia Ylönen (clarinet)
Etienne Boudreault (bassoon)
Ville Hiilivirta (French horn)
Christian Altenburger (violin)
Raquel Castro (violin)
Yuval Gotlibovich (viola)
Marko Ylönen (cello)
Esko Laine (double bass)

One of the Schubert’s grand works that positioned him among the great composers is played in the Old Church. This large scale Octet is thrilling, energetic and a true classic of all times!

 

11. SOLITUDE

21.00
Cultural Centre Cruselli
25 € / 20 €

Lauri Sallinen (clarinet) Mikko Hyvönen (choreography), Teo Lanerva (lightning & video design) and Libero Mureddu (sound design & electronics)

This solo clarinet concert by Lauri Sallinen opens up to a multidiscipline contemporary dance performance.

 

 

Wed 1.8.

12. FANFARE OF THE DAY

12.00
Uusikaupunki Market Square
Free admission!

Future talents are playing the midday fanfare. See you at the market place!

13. FRENCH ATMOSPHERE IN MASTER CLASS CONCERT

18.00

Old Church
25 € / 20 €

Claude Debussy: Syrinx L. 129, solo flute (1913)
Francis Poulenc: Sonata for clarinet and bassoon FP32 (1922)
Jean Françaix: Quartet for wind (1933)
Paul Taffanel: Grande Fantasie sur Mignon (1854)
Roger Boutry: Interférences for bassoon and piano (1972)
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Jean Françaix: Tema con Variazioni (1974)
Henri Dutilleux: Sarabande et Cortége (1942)
Francis Poulenc: Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano (1926)

Christina Fassbender (flute)
Clara Dent-Bogányi (oboe)
Björn Nyman (clarinet)
Bence Bogányi (bassoon),
Etienne Boudreault (bassoon)
Jouko Laivuori (piano)
Anna Kuvaja (piano)
Naoko Ichihashi (piano)
Matilda Kärkkäinen (piano)

Crusell Master Class teachers showcase their playing skills. Enjoy French atmosphere in the midst of Finnish summer night. C’est magnifique!

14. ORIENT EXPRESS: Bizarre Bazaar

21.00
Community hall
27 €

Kari Kriikku and Orchestra

Orient Express is on tracks in Europe! We promise there’ll be surprising twists and turns along the way. The Train is loaded with top notch musicians, led by conductor Kari Kriikku!

Thu 2.8.

15. FANFARE OF THE DAY

12.00
Uusikaupunki Market Square
Free admission!

Future talents are playing the midday fanfare. See you at the market place!

16. NOT KALANTI, IT’S GALANTTI!

18.00
Old Church
25 € / 20 €

B.H. Crusell: Quartet in D-major nr. 3 op. 7 (1821)
Luigi Boccherini: Flute quintet g-minor op. 19 nr 2 (1774)
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W. A. Mozart: Quintet nr. 2 c-minor K. 406/516b (1787–1788)

Christina Fassbender (flute)
Clara Dent-Bogányi (oboe)
Björn Nyman (Clarinet)
Jari Valo (violin)
Elina Lehto (violin)
Riitta-Liisa Ristiluoma (viola)
Tuomas Lehto (cello)

This melodious classical concert is art at its best. Join us for a musical journey from Uusikaupunki all the way to Italy and Vienna!

17. Night of Lanterns

21.00
Vallinmäki Hill
Free admission!

Kyösti Mäkimattila and Riku Niemi orchestra tango tentet, Kari Antila & Karri Luhtala Organ Trio

Finnish Tango singer Kyösti Mäkimattila and Riku Niemi orchestra cherish the audience with great music in the dimming August evening.

 

Fri 3.8.

18. FANFARE OF THE DAY

12.00
Uusikaupunki Market Square
Free admission!

Future talents are playing the midday fanfare. See you at the market place!

19. Young Virtuosos 1

14.00
Church Community Centre
Free admission!

20. Young Virtuosos 2

16.00
Church Community Centre
Free admission!

Feel, hear and see the splendid virtuosity and energetic performances created by Students from the Crusell Master Courses.

21. SURPRISE!!

19.00
Restaurant Pryki
35 €  (includes dinner)

Piazzolla – Ginastera – Gotlibovich (premiere) – Berio – Maffia – Gardel – Nisinman…

Kvintetti 60°:
Niamh Mckenna (flute)
Takuya Takashima (oboe)
Tuulia Ylönen (clarinet)
Etienne Boudreault (bassoon)
Ville Hiilivirta (French horn)
Björn Nyman (clarinet)
Raquel Castro (viulu)
Elina Lehto (viulu)
Riitta-Liisa Ristiluoma (viola)
Tuomas Lehto (cello)
Marcelo Nisinman (bandoneon)

This evening offers musical treats to all senses.  Last year’s Crusell Flute Competition winner Niamh McKenna among others, will be Interpreting pieces with Fiery Argentinian passion! We also get to hear the very first performance of Yuval Gotlibovich’s wind quintetto!

 

Sat 4.8.

22. GOLF COMPETITION – B. H. CRUSELL OPEN

9.00
Uusikaupunki golf course

For more details: www.ugk.fi

23. FANFARE OF THE DAY

12.00
Uusikaupunki Market Square
Free admission!

Future talents are playing the midday fanfare. See you at the market place!

24. Young Virtuosos 3

13.00
Church Community Centre
Free admission!

25. Young Virtuosos 4

15.00
Church Community Centre
Free admission!

Young stars from the Master Courses continue their concert series on Saturday.

26. CLOSING CONCERT

18.00
New Church
35 € / 30 € (30 € / 25 €)

Igor Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks (1937-1938)
Ottorino Respighi: Il tramonto (Sunset) P.101 (1914) For String quartet and mezzosoprano
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Henri Duparc: Le manoir de Rosemonde (1879)
L`invitation au voyage (1870)
Chanson triste (1868)
Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella (1922)

Hannu Lintu (conductor)
Soile Isokoski (soprano)
Festival Orchestra
Jari Valo (violin)
Tami Pohjola (violin)
Yuval Gotlibovich (viola)
Marko Ylönen (cello)

One of the Main events of Crusell -week. Stravinky’s Pulcinella -series and divine singing by soprano Soile Isokoski. The Festival Orchestra is led by Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra’s Chief Conductor Hannu Lintu.

27. Closing Party: BUENOS AIRES

21.00
Community Hall
30 € (includes the dinner)

NUEVO QUINTETO OTRA VEZ, Martin Alvarado and Marcelo Nisinman

Argentinian tango leaves our hearts longing… After this atmospheric concert it’s good to cherish the past week and start looking forward to the next Year’s Crusell -Festival!

 

TICKETS:

Tickets for Crusell Music Festival are available from 12.3.2018 onwards at Lippu.fi -ticket offices throughout Finland and at the Uusikaupunki Tourist Information Office.

More details and nearest ticket outlet can be found at www.lippu.fi. Ticket sales services and purchasing information, tel. +358 600 900 900 (Call charge 1.98€/min + standard network rate).

Prices 5 € – 35 €. Tickets bought from the Uusikaupunki Tourist Information Office are free of service charges. Tickets bought from Lippu.fi -ticket offices are 6,5 € – 38,5 € and include service chargers.

Ticket sales in Uusikaupunki: Uusikaupunki Tourist Information Office, tel. +358 50 420 5333

TICKET PRICES:

For concerts listing two prices, the price on the left is for the normal price and the price on the right is for pensioners, students, and the unemployed.

For concerts listing two prices and a price in parenthesis: the first prices are for a seat near the stage, the price in parenthesis is for seats further from the stage, or with possible limited visibility to the stage.

For concerts with S-group logo there is a discount of 2,5 €/ticket for the S-group card holders.

OTHER INQUIRIES:

Uusikaupunki Cultural Services Office, Rauhankatu 10, 23500 Uusikaupunki

tel. +358 50 4205401, kulttuuritoimisto@uusikaupunki.fi

www.crusell.fi

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