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Programme

December 2017

13.12. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Gerald Finley, baritone

KLAMI: Suite from the ballet Whirls
SAARIAHO: True fire, fp in Finland
STRAVINSKY: Petrushka

14.12. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Gerald Finley, baritone

KLAMI: Suite from the ballet Whirls
SAARIAHO: True fire
STRAVINSKY: Petrushka

January 2018

10.1. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Jussi Nikkilä, direction and script
Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, soprano (Leonore)
Russell Thomas, tenor (Florestan)
Tommi Hakala, baritone (Pizarro)
Peter Rose, bass (Rocco)
Mari Palo, soprano (Marzellina)
Jussi Myllys, tenor (Jaquino)
Arttu Kataja, baritone (Fernando)
Helsinki Music Centre Chorus

BEETHOVEN: Fidelio

11.1. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Jussi Nikkilä, direction and script
Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, soprano (Leonore)
Russell Thomas, tenor (Florestan)
Tommi Hakala, baritone (Pizarro)
Peter Rose, bass (Rocco)
Mari Palo, soprano (Marzellina)
Jussi Myllys, tenor (Jaquino)
Arttu Kataja, baritone (Fernando)
Helsinki Music Centre Chorus

BEETHOVEN: Fidelio

19.1. Gulbenkian Orchestra, Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

Daniil Trifonov, piano

RAUTAVAARA: Cantus Arcticus
SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2

20.1. Gulbenkian Orchestra, Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

Daniil Trifonov, piano

RAUTAVAARA: Cantus Arcticus
SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2

26.1. Naples Philharmonic, Artis-Naples, Naples

Karita Mattila, soprano

SCHOENBERG: Chamber Symphony No. 2
BEETHOVEN: Ah, perfido!
LEHÁR: “Meine Lippen sie küssen so heiss” from Giuditta
LEHÁR: “Vilja Lied” from The Merry Widow
MOZART: Symphony No. 36

27.1. Naples Philharmonic, Artis-Naples, Naples

Karita Mattila, soprano

SCHOENBERG: Chamber Symphony No. 2
BEETHOVEN: Ah, perfido!
LEHÁR: “Meine Lippen sie küssen so heiss” from Giuditta
LEHÁR: “Vilja Lied” from The Merry Widow
MOZART: Symphony No. 36

February 2018

1.2. National Symphony Orchestra Washington, John F. Kennedy Center for the performing Arts, Washington DC

Kirill Gerstein, piano

TCHAIKOVSKY: The Tempest
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 2
STRAVINSKY: The Fairy’s Kiss

2.2. National Symphony Orchestra Washington, John F. Kennedy Center for the performing Arts, Washington DC

Kirill Gerstein, piano

TCHAIKOVSKY: The Tempest
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 2
STRAVINSKY: The Fairy’s Kiss

3.2. National Symphony Orchestra Washington, John F. Kennedy Center for the performing Arts, Washington DC

Kirill Gerstein, piano

TCHAIKOVSKY: The Tempest
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 2
STRAVINSKY: The Fairy’s Kiss

16.2. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

STRAVINSKY: Symphony in three movements
CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 2
LUTOSLAWSKI: Symphony No. 1

17.2. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7
CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 2
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5

22.2. Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Sibeliustalo, Lahti

Ossi Tanner, piano

STRAVINSKY: Symphony in three movements
CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 2
LUTOSLAWSKI: Symphony No. 1

March 2018

2.3. Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona, L’Auditori, Barcelona

Ilya Gringolts, violin

STRAVINSKY: Funeral Song
DUTILLEUX: Concerto for violin and orchestra ”L’Arbre des Songes”
STRAVINSKY: Petrushka ballet (1947 Version)

3.3. Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona, L’Auditori, Barcelona

Ilya Gringolts, violin

STRAVINSKY: Funeral Song
DUTILLEUX: Concerto for violin and orchestra ”L’Arbre des Songes”
STRAVINSKY: Petrushka ballet (1947 Version)

4.3. Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona, L’Auditori, Barcelona

Ilya Gringolts, violin

STRAVINSKY: Funeral Song
DUTILLEUX: Concerto for violin and orchestra ”L’Arbre des Songes”
STRAVINSKY: Petrushka ballet (1947 Version)

7.3. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Jari Valo, violin

LUTOSLAWSKI: Jeux Vénetiens
LUTOSLAWSKI: Partita
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5

8.3. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Jari Valo, violin

LUTOSLAWSKI: Jeux Vénetiens
LUTOSLAWSKI: Partita
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5

12.3. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Gasteig, Munich

Sol Gabetta, cello

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7
MARTINU: Cello Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5

13.3. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin

Sol Gabetta, cello

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7
MARTINU: Cello Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5

15.3. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

Sol Gabetta, cello

RUEDA: Elephant Skin
MARTINU: Cello Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5

16.3. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Palacio de Congresos de Zaragoza, Zaragoza

Sol Gabetta, cello

RUEDA: Elephant Skin
MARTINU: Cello Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5

18.3. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Heidelberger Frühling Festival, Heidelberg

Sol Gabetta, cello

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7
MARTINU: Cello Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5

19.3. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kölner Philharmonie, Köln

Sol Gabetta, cello

STRAVINSKY: Symphony in Three Movements
MARTINU: Cello Concerto
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5

April 2018

4.4. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Vadim Gluzman, violin

VASKS: Distant Light
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 8

12.4. Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit

Ray Chen, violin

SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 ”Spring”
DEBUSSY: Printemps

13.4. Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit

Ray Chen, violin

SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 ”Spring”
DEBUSSY: Printemps

14.4. Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit

Ray Chen, violin

SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 ”Spring”
DEBUSSY: Printemps

20.4. St. Louis Symphony, Powel Hall, St. Louis

Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello
Pelageya Kurennaya, soprano
Zach Borichevsky, tenor
Nathan Berg, baritone

MUSSORGSKY: A Night on the Bare Mountain
TCHAIKOVSKY: Nocturne for Cello and Orchestra
TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra
RACHMANINOV: The Bells

21.4. St. Louis Symphony, Powel Hall, St. Louis

Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello
Pelageya Kurennaya, soprano
Zach Borichevsky, tenor
Nathan Berg, baritone

MUSSORGSKY: A Night on the Bare Mountain
TCHAIKOVSKY: Nocturne for Cello and Orchestra
TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra
RACHMANINOV: The Bells

May 2018

11.5. Gulbenkian Orchestra, Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

PENDERECKI: Threnody to the victims of Hiroshima
STRAUSS: Metamorphosen
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 7

12.5. Gulbenkian Orchestra, Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

PENDERECKI: Threnody to the victims of Hiroshima
STRAUSS: Metamorphosen
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 7

16.5. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Angela Hewitt, piano

FAGERLUND: New work, fp in Finland (Yle & Concertgebouw commission)
DE FALLA: Noches en los jardines de España
DEBUSSY: Jeux
RAVEL: Bolero

17.5. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Angela Hewitt, piano

FAGERLUND: New work (Yle & Concertgebouw commission)
DE FALLA: Noches en los jardines de España
DEBUSSY: Jeux
RAVEL: Bolero

25.5. Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Leila Josefowicz, violin

MENDELSSOHN: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Suite
ZIMMERMANN: Concerto for Violin
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1

June 2018

11.6. Orchestre De Chambre De Lausanne, Salle Métropole, Lausanne

Isabella Moretti, harp

DEBUSSY: Petite Suite for Chambre Orchestra
MANTOVANI: Danse libre
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 ”Spring”