Welcome to Oulu

Saturday

03.09. 13.00

Madetoja Hall

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Welcome to Oulu
Oulu Sinfonia
Conductor

Rumon Gamba

Performers

Elina Vähälä violin
Oulu Sinfonia

Concert program

William Walton: Suite from Henry V (parts)
arr. MuirMathieson
Jaakko Kuusisto: Violin Concerto, Op. 28
Jean Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26

NOTICE! The concert has changed from Kuusisaari to Madetoja Hall due to the weather conditions.

Under its Chief Conductor, Rumon Gamba, the Oulu Symphony Orchestra presents Oulu residents exactly the music Oulu’s own orchestra is known for.

The opening number comes from William Walton’s score to the 1944 period drama Henry V. Elina Vähälä, one of Finland’s most internationally renowned violinists, presents the Violin Concerto by Jaakko Kuusisto, characterised by The Who frontman Pete Townshend as “a mind-blowing adventure, crazy at times, but incredibly charming”.

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Free admission.
Duration about 1 h, no intermission.

The concert is part of Welcome to Oulu -event.

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