Elina Vähälä violin
William Walton: Suite from Henry V (parts)
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”.
Duration about 1 h, no intermission.
The concert is part of Welcome to Oulu -event.