Monthly Archives: May 2015

Exhibition at Helsinki’s Academic Bookshop


Six simultaneous photo exhibitions by Aho & Soldan and Claire Aho: Sibelius & Images of Finland will open at the Academic Bookstore, Keskuskatu 1, Helsinki, in June 2015.

The exhibition will be opened at a private ceremony on on 3rd June 2015 by the wife of the President of the Republic of Finland, Mrs Jenni Haukio.

The exhibition is a sister exhibition to the five photo exhibitions also named Claire Aho: Sibelius & Images of Finland which opened at the Helsinki AIrport, Terminal 2, gate 37 on 15th January. It will run until  31st December 2015.

Click HERE for the exhibition flyer.

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Sibelius Festival – Golfo del Tigullio 2015


The Golfo del Tigullio Sibelius Festival in Italy in October 2015 now has its own website – click here.

The site contains information about concert programmes, the musicians who will be performing and the concert venues as well as general information about the festival’s aims and press information.

The festival’s artistic director is the composer, conductor and musicologist Federico Ermirio and the programmes include lesser-known music by Sibelius (including his compositions for kantele) as well as more familiar works (e.g. Rakastava,  Romance in C major) and pieces by other, predominantly Nordic composers (e.g. Edvard Grieg,  Aulis Sallinen, Jukka Tiensuu).


Lahti Sibelius Festival 2015: piano music programmes


Programmes have been announced for the two piano concerts in this year’s International Sibelius Festival in Lahti.

Folke Gräsbeck / Tuesday 1st September / 4.30 pm / Kalevi Aho Hall
[Aubade] in A flat major, JS 46
Largo in A major, JS 117 (Kesälahti version)
Andantino in D major ‘Till Emma Kristina Marie-Louise Berndtson. Lulu’
Lento in E major, JS 119
[Polka] ‘Aino’ in C minor
Adagio in E major, JS 13
Thirteen Pieces, Op. 76
Souvenir, Op. 99/3
Moment de valse, Op. 99/7
Five Romantic Compositions, Op. 101
Morceau romantique sur un motif de M. Jacob de Julin, JS 135b
Landscape II (1928–29)

Paavali Jumppanen / Thursday 3rd September / 3 pm / Kalevi Aho Hall
Kyllikki, Op. 41
Five Pieces ‘The Flowers’, Op. 85
Sonatina No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 67/1
Five Characteristic Impressions, Op. 103
Sonatina No. 3 in B flat minor, Op. 67/3