Fri 28.08.2015 -
19.00 to 20.30

The summer’s young artists: Harri Kuusijärvi, accordion

Fri 28.08.2015 -
19.00 to 20.30
Hall: 
Estimated duration: 1 hours 30 minutes
Organizer: 
Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki
Ticket sales start  
Fri 15.05.2015 - 09.00
Tickets:
From 17.5 €
Cloakroom charge: 2.00 €
Intermission: 
Yes
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Contemporary music

Opus 2016, initiated by accordionist Harri Kuusijärvi, is a project that commissions new compositions. This concert presents one climax of this project, first performances of pieces by Sergio Castrillón, Artturi Rönkä, Lauri Supponen and Sauli Zinovjev. These four composers and their new pieces for the accordion and chamber music ensemble present an extensive insight into the contemporary young generation art music at its freshest. In addition to first performances, the concert repertoire includes music by the Koutus group who published a debut album in 2014. In the concert, contemporary music is approached from the viewpoints of tradition, avant-garde, jazz and free improvisation.


Harri Kuusijärvi, accordion

Jyrki Myllärinen and Veikki Virkajärvi, electric guitar

Eero Tikkanen, bass

Tatu Rönkkö, drums

Opus 2016 Ensemble, woodwinds


Organizer contacts: 
Joni Käenmäki, 040 710 4384, joni.kaenmaki@uniarts.fi
Tickets and costs
 
Type of ticket: Event with admission fee
 
Basic ticket: 17.50 €
Pensioner: 11.50 €
Unemployed: 6.50 €
Student: 6.50 €
Child: 6.50 €
Serviceman (military or non-military): 6.50 €

Prices including handling charge

Cloakroom charge: 2.00 €
 
Harri Kuusijärvi
Jyrki Myllärinen
electric guitar
Veikki Virkajärvi
electric guitar
Eero Tikkanen
Tatu Rönkkö
Ilkka Laivaara
flute
Antti Turtiainen
oboe
Markus Kaarto
clarinet
Asko Padinki
bassoon

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