Monica Groop
Monica Groop
Artistic Director

PROGRAM 2020

THURSDAY 6.8.2020 - Opening concert
Eidisviken at 4 pm and 7 pm

”From Pellinge to Argentina”

30 years of friendship and mutual devotion for folk music is reflected when Marianne Maans and Maria Kalaniemi make music together. The duo performs traditional folk music from Pellinge and beautiful folk songs from various parts of the world. The evening includes a surprise soloist!

”The most important thing for us when we make music together, is to bring forward the different moods in the melodies we play, ranging from happiness, playfulness and ’drive’ to tenderness. The song stands in the center of our music”

Tickets: á 30€. Children under 12 years free.

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SATURDAY 8.8.2020 - Coffee concert
Solhälla at 2 pm

”Neighbours of the Sea”

Coffee and cake is included

On Pellinge we live close to the sea. We are familiar with its moods. The powerful swelling of the waves of the sea , the calm and idyllic lake and the soft murmurs of the stream have throughout time inspired many poets and composers. In addition to coffee and cake this concert is offering us one of the universally most known pieces in this genre, the sparkling Trout Quintet by Franz Schubert.

Gösta Nystroem (1890-1966): Sånger vid havet (Songs by the Sea)
1. Ute i skären (Ebba Lindqvist)
2. Nocturne (Edith Södergran)
3. Havets visa (Hjalmar Gullberg)
4. Jag har ett hem vid havet (Ragnar Jändel)
5. Jag väntar månen (Hjalmar Gullberg)

Claude Debussy (1862-1918):
La Cathédrale engloutie (The sunken cathedral)

Edward Elgar (1857-1934):
Where corals lie (Garnett) from Sea Pictures op.37

Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Trout Quintet D.667 op.114
Allegro vivace - Andante – Scherzo: Presto – Andantino – Tema con variazioni: Andantino – Allegretto – Finale: Allegro giusto

Juhani Lagerspetz (piano), Monica Groop (mezzosoprano), Petri Aarnio (violin), Ilari Angervo (viola), Tuomas Lehto (cello), Jarkko Uimonen (double bass)

Tickets: á 30€. Children under 12 years free.

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SATURDAY 8.8.2020
Solhälla at 7 pm

“Encounters”

In this program we are facing some unpredicted and predicted encounters. On one hand the contemporary forms of musical expression, where the tones of the clarinet shiver like butterfly wings, will meet the more traditional music by Mozart and Schumann. On the other hand our great musicians of the evening will meet each other in genuine chamber music collaboration.

Kaija Saariaho (b.1952):
Duft (Scent)
Blütenstaub (Pollen)- Blühend (Flowering)-Flüchtig (Passing)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791):
Clarinet Quintet KV 581 in A (1789)
Allegro – Larghetto – Menuetto – Allegretto con Variazioni

Robert Schumann (1810-1856):
String Quartet nr.1 op.41
Introduzione: Andante espressivo - Allegro - Scherzo: Presto - Intermezzo - Adagio - Presto

Uusi Helsinki Quartet
Christoffer Sundqvist, clarinet

Tickets: á 30€. Children under 12 years free.

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SATURDAY 8.8.2020
St. Olav‘s Chapel at 10 pm

The tiny St.Olav’s Chapel lies embedded in the woods. Enjoy the velvety dark summer evening at a candle light concert and relax while listening to J.S.Bach’s wonderful suites for cello.

“Bach by candle light“

The tiny St.Olav’s Chapel lies embedded in the woods. Enjoy the velvety dark summer evening at a candle light concert and relax while listening to J.S.Bach‘s immortal music.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750):
Cello suites No. 1-3 BWV 1007-1009
Prelude - Allemande – Courante – Sarabande - Minuet/Bourrée/ Gavotte – Gigue

Tuomas Lehto, cello

Tickets: á 25€. Children under 12 years free.

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SUNDAY 9.8.2020
Solhälla at 3 pm - Closing concert

“Shadow of the Future”

In 2020, the world will celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday. Side by side with his immortal music from the past something completely new will be performed; a world premiere for voice and piano written by the internationally rising Finnish composer Cecilia Damström.

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827):
Trio in B op.11 (1797)
Allegro con brio – Adagio – Tema con variazioni

Cecilia Damström (b. 1988):
Framtidens skugga / Shadow of the future (text Edith Södergran)
World premiere for voice and piano
1.Framtidens skugga - 2.Du store Eros - 3.Den förlorade kronan - 4.Solen

Ludwig van Beethoven:
Piano Sonata no. 21 in C op. 53 “Waldstein”
Allegro con brio – Introduzione: Adagio molto – Rondo: Allegretto moderato

Juhani Lagerspetz (piano), Christoffer Sundqvist (clarinet), Tuomas Lehto (cello), Monica Groop (mezzosoprano)

Tickets: á 30€. Children under 12 years free.

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