Programme

Meidän Festivaali / Our Festival 22.-28.7.2018

Our Festival (in Finnish: Meidän Festivaali) is renowned for its fresh approach to the arts and its crossover events. Bold, open-minded and socially aware it was first held in 1997 as Chamber Music by Lake Tuusula and is now an annual event. The next Meidän Festivaali / Our Festival will take place on 22 – 28 July 2018 and this year’s theme is SOUL.

Meidän Festivaali
Our Festival
Järvenpää / Tuusula
22.7.-28.7.2018
Artistic Director
Pekka Kuusisto
SIELU / SJÄL / SOUL 

The tickets for Our Festival 2018 are on sale at Lippupiste.

SUNDAY 22.7.2018

LÄÄKKEET – MEDICINE

at 4pm, Kellokoski Hospital 

Anni Elif: Edith
Anni Elif Egecioglu, vocals and keyboard
Pauli Lyytinen, saxophone, electronics and drum machine

Admission free.
The concert will end around 4.35pm, no intermission.

at 5pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

György Ligeti: Etydes No. 1-6
Joonas Ahonen, piano

Nico Muhly: Honest Music
Pekka Kuusisto, violin

Andrea Tarrodi: Sorg och Glädje
Jussi Tuhkanen, viola
Petja Kainulainen, cello

Olavi Louhivuori free
Olavi Louhivuori, drums

Mona Moisala, host

The concert will end around 6.15pm, no intermission.
Tickets starting from 27,50 / 25,50 / 16,50 € (incl. service fee)

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at 7pm, Aino Hall

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15, op. 132
Kamus String Quartet

Minna Huotilainen, host

The concert will end around 8.15pm, no intermission.

Sold out.

at 9pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

Cancer (work in progress)

Perttu Haapanen: In vitro for violin, human voices and electronics
Improvisation for electric violin

Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Maija Tammi, photographs and video
Jukka Huitila, lighting design
Suvi Savola, host

The concert will end around 10.30pm, including one intermission.
Tickets starting from 32,50 / 27,50 / 22,50 € (incl. service fee)

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MONDAY 23.7.2018

ELÄIMET JA KASVIT –  ANIMALS & PLANTS

at 2pm and 5pm, Ainola

Gabriella Smith: Carrot Revolution
Kamus String Quartet

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: Sonata Representativa
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Jarmo Julkunen, guitar

Tytti Arola: Metsä
Pekka Kuusisto, violin

Jean Sibelius: Tree Suite
Ingfrid Breie Nyhus, piano

Seppo Vuokko, host

The first concert will end around 3.15pm, no intermission.
The second concert will end around 6.15pm, no intermission.

Sold out. 

at 7pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

Alan Ridout: Ferdinand the Bull for Violin and Speaker
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Mirjami Heikkinen, speaker

Camille Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals
Turkka Inkilä, flute
Taavi Oramo, clarinet
Ingfrid Breie Nyhus, piano
Joonas Ahonen, piano
Heikki Parviainen, xylophone
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Jukka Untamala, violin
Malin Broman, viola
Petja Kainulainen, cello
Kati Salovaara, double bass

Mirjami Heikkinen, recitation 

The concert doesn’t suit for children.
In cooperation with Greenpeace.
Photos: Greenpeace & Oikeutta Eläimille

The concert will end around 8.15pm, no intermission.
Tickets starting from 27,50 / 25,50 / 16,50 € (incl. service fee)

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at 9pm, Halosenniemi

Animal personalities in wild birds
Biology Barbara Class

William Byrd: The Carmans Whistle
William Byrd: Pavana Lachrimae
William Byrd: Fantasia
Olli Mustonen: Sielulintu
Jean-Philippe Rameau: Le Rappel des Oiseaux
Jean-Philippe Rameau: Les Triolets
Jean-Philippe Rameau: La Poule

Elina Mustonen, harpichord

The concert will end around 10.15pm, no intermission.
Tickets starting from 35,50 / 32,50 / 25,50 € (incl. service fee)

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TUESDAY 24.7.2018

KONEET I – MACHINES I

11am-1pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

Open rehearsal.

Aki Yli-Salomäki: Sellaisenaan for String Quartet

Kamus String Quartet
Alpo Suhonen, host

Admission free.

at 4pm and 6pm, Suviranta

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Duo for Violin and Viola G Major K.423
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Malin Broman, viola

Tim Bergling: Suite of Songs, new arrangements
Maria Ylipää, vocals
Pekka Kuusisto, violin

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Homunculus
Kamus String Quartet

Marko Ahtisaari, host

The first concert will end around 5.15pm, no intermission.
The second concert will end around 7.15pm, no intermission.

Sold out. 

at 8pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

Pekka Kuusisto & Teemu Korpipää

Pekka Kuusisto, violin and electronics
Teemu Korpipää, electronics

Olli Mustonen & Iiro Rantala

Claude Debussy: Six Épigraphes Antiques
Béla Bartók: 7 Pieces from Mikrokosmos
Improvisation for Two Pianos

Olli Mustonen, piano
Iiro Rantala, piano

The concert will end around 10.30pm, incl. one intermission.

Sold out.

WEDNESDAY 25.7.2018

ESITYSPERINNE – PERFORMING TRADITIONS

noon–2pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

Open rehearsal.

Aki Yli-Salomäki: Sellaisenaan for String Quartet

Kamus String Quartet
Alpo Suhonen, host

Admission free.

at 4pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

What is Urtext?
Pia Antikainen (Sheet Music Shop Ostinato)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Violin F Major op. 24 “Spring”
Vanessa Lann: Springs Eternal

Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Joonas Ahonen, piano

Benjamin Britten: String Quartet No. 3 G Major op. 94
Kamus String Quartet

The concert will end around 5.30pm, including one intermission.
Tickets starting from 27,50 / 25,50 / 16,50 € (incl. service fee)

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at 7pm, Järvenpää Hall

Ellinoora

Ellinoora, vocals
Samuli Sirviö, guitar
Pekka Kuusisto, violin, harmonium

The concert will end around 8.15pm, no intermission.
Tickets starting from 32,50 / 27,50 / 22,50 € (incl. service fee)

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at 9pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

Ingfrid Breie Nyhus, piano

Kreeta-Maria Kentala, violin

The concert will end around 10.45pm, including one intermission.
Tickets starting from 27,50 / 25,50 / 16,50 € (incl. service fee)

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THURSDAY 26.7.2018

USKO – FAITH

at 5pm, Tuusula Church

Missy Mazzoli: Vespers
Pekka Kuusisto, violin

Nico Muhly: It Goes Without Saying
Taavi Oramo, clarinet

Britta Byström: Dream Day
Malin Broman, viola

Aki Yli-Salomäki: Sellaisenaan (first performance)
Kamus String Quartet

Alpo Suhonen, host

The concert will end around 6.15pm, no intermission.
Tickets starting from 27,50 / 25,50 / 16,50 € (incl. service fee)

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at 7pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

Charles Quevillon & Maija Tammi: The 1m3 of human experiment (first performance)
Charles Quevillon, voice
Maija Tammi, videos

J.S. Bach: 9 Canons from the Goldberg Variations, arr. String Trio
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Malin Broman, viola
Petja Kainulainen, cello

Steve Reich: Violin Phase
Pekka Kuusisto, violin

Pauliina Rauhala, host

The concert will end around 8.20pm, no intermission.
Tickets starting from 32,50 / 27,50 / 22,50 € (incl. service fee)

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at 9pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

A concert in the dark:

Morton Feldman: Triadic Memories
Joonas Ahonen, piano

The concert will end around 10.15pm, no intermission.
Tickets starting from 25,50 / 20,50 / 15,50 € (incl. service fee)

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FRIDAY 27.7.2018

KONEET II – MACHINES II

at 3pm, Krapin Paja

Marjatta Kurenniemi: Toivoisin että asuisin kuussa

Marjatta Kurenniemi, poems
Kaisa Osola, recitation
Matias Harju, music and sound design
Ina Niemelä, lighting design
Concept: Kaisa Osola & Matias Harju

The concert will end around 3.35pm, no intermission.
Tickets starting from 10,50 / 8,50 / 8,50 € (incl. service fee)

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at 7pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

Tytti Arola: New work (first performance)
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Terhi Paldanius, violin
Malin Broman, viola
Kimmo Antikainen, electronics

Construction
Nadya Peek, composition and electronics
Marko Ahtisaari, composition and electronics

The concert will end around 8.15pm, no intermission.
Tickets starting from 22,50 / 20,50 / 15,50 € (incl. service fee)

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SATURDAY 28.7.2018

LAUMASIELU – COLLECTIVE IDENTITY

at noon, starting from the Head Office of the Keski-Uusimaa Magazine

Keski-Uusimaa Magazine 100 Jubilee Year Cycling
There will be music and talks during the cycling tour

The tour will end around 2 hours.
Tickets starting from 32,50 / 27,50 / 22,50 € (incl. service fee and a bike)

Ticket sales for this concert will close on Wednesday 25 July at 10am.
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at 3pm, Kallio-Kuninkala, Leonora Hall

Pauline Oliveros: Tuning Meditation
Tölöläb & Elifantree: New work (first performance)
Pauline Oliveros: Tuning Meditation

Tölöläb
Turkka Inkilä, shakuhatshi, flute
Saku Mattila, oboe
Taavi Oramo, clarinet
Antti Salovaara, bassoon, spoken word

Elifantree
Anni Elif Egecioglu, vocals, synth
Pauli Lyytinen, saxophone, EWI, live effects, drum machine
Olavi Louhivuori, drums, percussions

The concert will end around 4pm, no intermission.
Tickets starting from 25,50 / 22,50 / 15,50 € (incl. service fee)

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