Lappeenranta City Orchestra

Lappeenranta City Orchestra/Saimaa Sinfonietta

Autumn season 2018

August


Fortress Master’s Celebration Concert
Fri 10 August Kehruuhuone at 7 p.m.
Conductor Vytautas Lukočius
Soloist Angelika Klas, soprano

Featuring the most beautiful Finnish compositions – Merikanto, Kuula, Sibelius
Tickets €20, €15 for National Local Heritage Days card holders

Meditation
Thu 30 August Lappeenranta Hall at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Conducted by Concertmaster
Programme:

Jules Massenet: Thais – Meditation
Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Arvo Pärt: Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten
Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3, part Air
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, part I
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”
Astor Piazzolla: Oblivion
Free entry at 11!
Tickets for the 7 p.m. concert, €15
Tip! Take a yoga mat to relax on

September

Start of the Autumn Season – Night of a Faun
Thu 13 September Lappeenranta Hall at 7 p.m.
Conductor Vytautas Lukočius
Soloist Helena Juntunen, soprano
Programme:
Jacques Ibert: Capriccio for 10 instruments
Samuel Barber: Knoxwille: Summer of 1915 Op. 24
Benjamin Britten: Sinfonietta
Claude Debussy – A.Schönberg: Afternoon of a Faun
Bernhard Sekles: Serenade Op. 14 for 11 instruments

Tickets €30/€21
SEASON TICKET CONCERT
Meet the artist at 6.30 p.m. in the foyer of Lappeenranta Hall, with Helena Juntunen and Vytautas Lukočius


Memories from Florence
Thu 20 September Lappeenranta Hall at 7 p.m.
Bands of the City Orchestra,
with Tuomas Lehto, cello
Programme:
Györgyi Ligeti: Ramifications for strings
Aarre Merikanto: Konzertstück 1926
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Memories from Florence

Tickets €30/€21
SEASON TICKET CONCERT
Meet the artist at 6.30 p.m. in the foyer of Lappeenranta Hall, with Tuomas Lehto


October

Saimaa Sinfonietta – Scottish
In collaboration with the Mikkeli City Orchestra

Thu 4.10. in Lappeenranta Hall at 7 p.m.
Fri 5 October Martti Talvela Hall, Mikkeli, 7 p.m.
Conductor Vytautas Lukočius
Soloist Tami Pohjola, violin
Programme:
Felix Mendelssohn: Hebrides No. 2 Op. 26
Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 Op. 26
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, “Scottish”

Tickets €30/€21
SEASON TICKET CONCERT
Meet the artist at 6.30 p.m. in the foyer of Lappeenranta Hall, with Tami Pohjola and Vytautas Lukočius


Concert on Aleksis Kivi Day
Wed. 10 October Lappeenranta Hall at 7 p.m.
Conductor Vytautas Lukočius
Soloist Niamh McKenna, flute
Programme:
Gabriel Fauré: Pavane Op. 50
Jacques Ibert: Flute concerto
Einojuhani Rautavaara: Autumn Gardens

Tickets €30/€21
SEASON TICKET CONCERT
Meet the artist at 6.30 p.m. in the foyer of Lappeenranta Hall, with Niamh McKenna and Vytautas Lukočius


November


Break from the polar nights – My name is James Bond
Thu 1 November Lappeenranta Hall at 7 p.m.
Conductor Antti Rissanen
Soloists Diandra and Tero Lindberg, trumpet
Programme:
Music from the James Bond movies, arranged by Antti Rissanen
All tickets €30


Maestros of oboe
Thu 8 November Lappeenranta Hall at 7 p.m.
Conductor Vilmantas Kaliunas
Soloist Hannu Perttilä, oboe
Programme:
Sir Paul McCartney: Spiral
Ralph Vaughan-Williams: Oboe Concerto
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: Sinfonia da Camera “Venice” Op. 8

Tickets €30/€21
SEASON TICKET CONCERT
Meet the artist at 6.30 p.m. in the foyer of Lappeenranta Hall, with Vilmantas Kaliunas and Hannu Perttilä


Family concert
Thu 22 November Lappeenranta Hall at 7 p.m.
Conductor Vytautas Lukočius

Featuring music from major motion pictures Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings. Seasoned with classical music

Tickets €10
Free entrance to all of our concerts for children under the age of 16!


Saimaa Sinfonietta – 100th anniversary of Poland

In collaboration with the Mikkeli City Orchestra
Thu 29 November Martti Talvela Hall, Mikkeli, 7 p.m.
Fri 30 November Lappeenranta Hall at 7 p.m.
Conductor Daniel Raiskin
Soloist Janusz Warowski, violin
Programme:
Witold Lutoslawski: Little Suite for Chamber Orchestra
Andrzej Panufnik: Violin Concerto
Henryk Wieniawski: Légende for violin and orchestra Op. 17
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

Tickets €30/€21
SEASON TICKET CONCERT
Meet the artist at 6.30 p.m. in the foyer of Lappeenranta Hall, with Janusz Warowski and Daniel Raiskin

December

Young Soloists’ Christmas Concert
Thu 13 December Lappeenranta Hall at 7 p.m.
Conductor Janne Valkeajoki
Soloists from music institutes
Featuring tunes in the spirit of Christmas
Tickets €25
SEASON TICKET CONCERT

 

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