Principal Trumpet and Solo Viola

The Lahti Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the position of Principal Trumpet and Solo Viola. Work starts at January 3rd, 2022.

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Dalia Stasevska’s first season 2021/2022 as the orchestra’s chief conductor

Diversity will be highlighted in the concert season 2021/22 both by the music to be performed and by the guest artists. As a novelty, ‘Focus concerts’ will be presented – curated by the American legend John Adams, who will conduct his own concert in October, and Jukka Tiensuu in November. The autumn season begins with the Sibelius Festival, which focuses strongly on the folk music connections of Sibelius’s music.

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Thu 21.10. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

THE WAYFARER

Anja Bihlmaier, conductor
Manuel Walser, baritone

Unsuk Chin: Subito con forza
Gustav Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Gustav Mahler: Rückert-Lieder
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 2

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Thu 04.11. at 13.00 Sibelius Hall

THE TANGO IS BEHIND EVERYTHING

Martin Yates, conductor
Helena Juntunen, soprano

Joakim Berghäll, saxophone
Veli Kujala, accordion
Kimmo Lintinen, piano
Lauri Porra, bass
Anssi Nykänen, drums

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Thu 04.11. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

THE TANGO IS BEHIND EVERYTHING

Martin Yates, conductor
Helena Juntunen, soprano

Joakim Berghäll, saxophone
Veli Kujala, accordion
Kimmo Lintinen, piano
Lauri Porra, bass
Anssi Nykänen, drums

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Thu 11.11. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

IN THE GIANT´S FOOTSTEPS

Sir Mark Elder, conductor
Virva Puumala, soprano

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 3
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1

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Thu 18.11. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

RUSSIAN CONNECTIONS

John Storgårds, conductor
Elina Vähälä, violin

Sofia Gubaidulina: Fairytale Poem
Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2
Jean Sibelius / Igor Stravinsky: Canzonetta
Igor Stravinsky: Orpheus

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Thu 25.11. at 19.00 Sibelius Hall

FOCUS: JUKKA TIENSUU

Dalia Stasevska, conductor
Wu Wei, sheng

Alberto Ginastera: Danza final from the ballet Estancia
Jukka Tiensuu: Teoton, concerto for sheng and orchestra
Edgard Varèse: Intégrales
Grainger: In a Nutshell

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Mon 06.12. at 16.30 Sibelius Hall

INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT

SONGS FROM FINLAND

Dalia Stasevska, conductor
Anu Komsi, soprano

Johann Helmich Roman: Overture in G minor
Bernhard Henrik Crusell: The Little Slave Girl’s Aria
Armas Launis: Kullervo’s Mother’s Lullaby
Helvi Leiviskä: Sinfonia Brevis
Joonas Kokkonen: Riitta's Death Aria from Last Temptations  
Jukka Tiensuu: Voice verser
Jean Sibelius: Finlandia

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Wed 15.12. at 18.00 Sibeliustalo

THE NUTCRACKER

CHRISTMAS CONCERT  
James Sherlock, conductor
Dancers from the Lahti College of Music

Pjotr Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, movements 1-2 

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Thu 16.12. at 18.00 Sibelius Hall

THE NUTCRACKER

CHRISTMAS CONCERT  
James Sherlock, conductor
Dancers from the Lahti College of Music

Pjotr Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, Movements 1-2

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