Upcoming concerts

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Guest performance - Strings to the bone

Stravinsky
• Concerto for Strings in D Major

Copland
• Concerto for Clarinet and Strings
 
Tarkiainen
• Liebklinge for Soprano Saxophone and Orchestra

Fagerlund
• Strings to the Bone



Jozsef Hárs conductor

Jukka Perko
 saxophone

Christoffer Sundqvist clarinet


THE CONCERT IS PART OF THE RUSK FESTIVAL

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Christoffer Sundqvist

The OCO returns to the RUSK Festival after its highly-acclaimed debut there last year. The soloist in the Clarinet Concerto by Aaron Copland will be clarinet virtuoso Christoffer Sundqvist, one of the Festival’s two Artistic Directors. Starring as the other soloist, in a work by the Festival’s Composer-in-Residence Outi Tarkiainen, will be Jukka Perko on sax. The conductor will be Jozsef Hárs.

More information: www.ruskfestival.fi

Beethoven 5&6

Beethoven
• Romance for Violin and Orchestra No 1, op. 40
• Symphony No 6, op. 68
• Romance for Violin and Orchestra No 2, op. 50
• Symphony No 5, op. 67 




John Storgårds conductor & violin 

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John Storgårds

Beethoven lovers will really get their money’s worth as conductor-violinist John Storgårds continues the OCO’s highly popular Beethoven series with the “Fate” and “Pastoral” symphonies. To whet the appetite, the concert will begin with Beethoven’s two charming Romances for violin and orchestra, in which Storgårds will also be the soloist.


Independence day's Concert

Rautavaara
• A Finnish Myth

Klami
• Sonatine 

Sibelius
• Arioso op. 3

Järnefelt
• Berceuse

Kokkonen
• Adagio religioso

Merikanto
• Soi vienosti murheeni soitto
• Omenankukat
• Oi muistatko vielä sen virren
• Ma elän! 

Sibelius
• Valse triste, op. 44 

Sallinen
• Chamber Music IX, Nocturne, op. 112 
 
Sibelius
• Presto
• Andante festivo

Pacius
• Maamme

 

 

Tuomas Hannikainen conductor

Helena Juntunen soprano 

FREE ENTRANCE
In association with the City of Kokkola

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Helena Juntunen

The concert for Independence Day is devoted to gems from the Finnish string repertoire. Helena Juntunen will also treat us to some much-loved songs by Oskar Merikanto and the magnificent Chamber Music IX by Aulis Sallinen based on the poem Nocturne by Eino Leino. The OCO welcomes Tuomas Hannikainen as its guest conductor.

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