Lappeenranta City Orchestra

Lappeenranta City Orchestra/Saimaa Sinfonietta

Spring 2018

Indiana Jones goes Caribbean
Sat 20 January Lappeenranta Hall, 3 p.m.
Conducted by Concertmaster Matti Koponen
Hosted by Petri Kivimäki
Something for everyone at the family concert on Saturday –
a toy symphony, film music and classics chosen by listeners
Tickets €10, No concessions!
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!



Saimaa Sinfonietta – Double Concerto
In collaboration with the Mikkeli City Orchestra
Thu 25 January Lappeenranta Hall, 7 p.m.
Fri 26 January Martti Talvela Hall, Mikkeli, 7 pm
Conductor Vytautas Lukočius
Soloists Jan Söderblom, violin and Tuomas Ylinen, cello
Programme:
Johannes Brahms: Concerto for violin, cello and orchestra in A minor, Op. 102 ’Double Concerto’
Johannes Brahms: Serenade in D major Op. 11
Tickets €30/€21
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!
Season ticket concert


Favourites by Tchaikovsky
Thu 8 February Lappeenranta Hall, 7 p.m.
Conductor Kalle Kuusava
Soloist Tomas Nuñes-Garcés, cello
Programme:
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Andante cantabile, Rococo variations, Op. 33 and Serenade for strings in C major, Op. 48
Alfred Schnittke: Old-fashioned series
Tickets €30/€21
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!
Season ticket concert


Celebration Concert – Lithuania 100 years
Thu 15 February Lappeenranta Hall, 7 p.m.
Conductor Vytautas Lukočius
Soloists Ona Kolobovaitė, soprano and Liudas Mikalauskas, bass-baritone
The Celebration Concert includes, inter alia:
Balsys: Alfred Schnittke: Sutartines, Malcys: Bolero
and romantic opera arias and Finnish songs.
Tickets €30/€21
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!


Marzism
Thu 22 February Lappeenranta Hall, 7 p.m.
Conductor Jukka Iisakkila
Featuring Marzi Nyman, guitar, Arttu Takalo, percussions, Tero Toivonen, French horn
The concert was rescheduled from autumn of 2017 and we will now hear some well-known tunes in the Marzi style.
Tickets €20
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!


Winds from the Puszta
Thu 8 March Lappeenranta Hall, 7 p.m.
Conductor Tibor Bogányi
Soloist Hannu Alasaarela, piano
Programme:
Magnus Lindberg: Engine
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C major
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Artist Eetu Ronkainen will be painting during the performance of Magnus Lindberg’s Engine orchestral work.
Tickets €30/€21
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!
Season ticket concert


Metamorphosis
Thu 15 March Lappeenranta Hall, 7 p.m.
Bands of the City Orchestra
Programme:
Eugène Bozza: 3 Pieces pour une musique de nuit
Richard Strauss: Metamorphosis
Louis Spohr: Nonetto
Tickets €20
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!


Easter Concert
Wed 28 March St. Mary's Church, Lappee, 7 p.m.
Conductor Vytautas Lukočius
Soloists Olga Heikkilä, soprano, Anna Danik, mezzo-soprano, Pekka Kuivalainen, tenor, Matti Turunen, bass
South Karelia Classical Choir, trained by Toomas Kapten
Programme:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem
Tickets €25
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!


Music in the Library!
Wed 4 April Central Library, 4 p.m.
Thu 5 April Central Library, 4 p.m.

Conducted by Concertmaster Matti Koponen
The entertainment tour of the City Orchestra at the library.
Free entry!


Dazzled by Beethoven
Thu 12 April Lappeenranta Hall, 7 p.m.
Bands of the City Orchestra
Programme:

Ludwig van Beethoven: Quintet for the piano, Op. 16 in E flat major
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano trio, Op.97 ’The Arch Duke’
Tickets €20
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!


Symphony Concert - Jupiter
Thu 19 April Lappeenranta Hall, 7 p.m.
Conductor Ari Angervo
Soloist Janne Valkeajoki, accordion
Programme:
Peter von Winter: Octet for winds and strings
Aulis Sallinen: Chamber music V - Barabbas variations
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major ‘Jupiter’
Tickets €30/€21
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!
Season ticket concert


Saimaa Sinfonietta
In collaboration with the Mikkeli City Orchestra
Thu 26 April Lappeenranta Hall, 7 p.m.
Fri 27 April Martti Talvela Hall, Mikkeli, 7 p.m.
Conductor Erkki Lasonpalo
Soloist Juho Pohjonen, piano
Programme:
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No 4 in A major, Op. 90 ‘Italian’
Tickets €30/€21
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!
Season ticket concert

May Day Ball
Tue 1 May Lappeenranta City Hall foyer, 2 p.m.
Conductor Vytautas Lukočius
Winner of the Tango Queen title, Maria Tyyster
Ballroom music performed by an orchestra.
Tickets €20
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!


Bizarre Bazaar
Thu 17 May Lappeenranta Hall, 7 p.m.
Conductor and soloist Kari Kriikku, clarinet
Featuring Pekka Nylund, guitar and Turkish oud lute and
Sami Koskela, percussions
Oriental tunes.
Tickets €25
Free entrance for children under the age of 16!


Advance ticket sales of the Lappeenranta City Orchestra
Customer Service Centre Winkki
Villimiehenkatu 1
Mon−Fri 09:00 – 17:00
tel. + 358 5 616 2220
winkki@lappeenranta.fi

Ticket are sold in the conertplace 1 hour before concert starts.

Free entrance for children under the age of 16!


Tickets are available at Lippupiste sales points and online shop (lippu.fi), over the telephone and at R-kiosks in accordance with the prices and conditions of Lippupiste.

Sales points in Lappeenranta
Citymarket, Toikansuontie 4
Kehruuhuone, Lappeenranta Fortress