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Symphony Concert January 8, 2019
  • Li Huanzhi: Spring Festival Overture
  • Jean Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26
  • Xian Xinghai: Yellow River Concerto, 4th movement
  • Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus, Overture
  • Johann Strauss II: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka
  • Zheng Lu and Ma Hongye: Beijing Good news
  • Joseph Koo: The Bund, Shanghai
  • Hans Christian Lumbye: Champagne Galop

    Conductor Sasha Mäkilä, soloist Alina Sorjonen, piano

    Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 7 pm
    Helsingin Konservatorio (The Helsinki Conservatory of Music)
    Ruoholahdentori 6, Helsinki

    Tour to China December 24, 2018 - January 3, 2019
    • Jean Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18, 1st movement
    • Jean Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11
    • Li Huanzhi: Spring Festival Overture
    • Xian Xinghai: Yellow River Concerto, 4th movement
    • Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus, Overture
    • Johann Strauss II: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka
    • Hans Christian Lumbye: Champagne Galop
    • Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Swan Lake, Op. 20
    • Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5
    • Li Wenping (arr.): Jasmine Flower, Chinese Folk Song
    • Johann Strauss II: Banditen-Galopp, Op. 378
    • Joseph Koo: The Bund, Shanghai
    • Zheng Lu and Ma Hongye: Beijing Good news
    • Johann Strauss II: An der schönen blauen Donau
    • Johann Strauss I: Radetzky March, Op. 228

    Conductor Sasha Mäkilä, soloist Alina Sorjonen, piano

    2018-12-24 Taicang
    2018-12-26 Yinchuan
    2018-12-27 Jinchang
    2018-12-29 Xi'an
    2018-12-30 Jiaxing
    2018-12-31 Cixi
    2019-1-1 Zhoushan Island
    2019-1-2 Maanshan
    2019-1-3 Shanghai

    Symphony Concert December 17, 2018 (private concert)
    • Li Huanzhi: Spring Festival Overture
    • Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Swan Lake, Op. 20
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18, 1st movement
    • Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Waltz of the Flowers from Nutcracker, Op. 71
    • Johann Strauss II: An der schönen blauen Donau
    • Jean Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26

    Conductor Sasha Mäkilä, soloist Alina Sorjonen, piano

    Monday, December 17, 2018 at 6 pm
    Finlandia Hall
    Mannerheimintie 13 e, Helsinki

    Symphony Concert October 11, 2018
    • Pyotr Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 in d minor, Op. 30

    Conductor Sasha Mäkilä, soloist Tuomas Kivistö, piano

    Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7 pm
    Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki

    Free entry.

    Symphony Concert August 25, 2018
    • Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 in e minor, Op. 27

    Conductor Sasha Mäkilä, soloist Jukka Merjanen, violin

    Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki

    Tickets 15/10 €, at the door one hour before the concert, or email info@metorchestra.fi.

    Symphony Concert August 24, 2018
    • Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 in e minor, Op. 27

    Conductor Sasha Mäkilä, soloist Jukka Merjanen, violin

    Friday, August 24, 2018 at 7 pm in Kerava hall, Keskikatu 3, Kerava

    Tickets 20 € lippu.fi and at the door.

    Symphony Concert August 23, 2018
    • Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 in e minor, Op. 27

    Conductor Sasha Mäkilä, soloist Jukka Merjanen, violin

    Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7 pm in Porvoo Cathedral, Kirkkotori 1, Porvoo

    Tickets: Free entrance. Programme 10 €.

    Opera Rigoletto May 27, 2018

    Giuseppe Verdi, Rigoletto, Opera in three acts

    Production Opera BOX

    • Director Ville Saukkonen
    • Conductor Sasha Mäkilä
    • Set design Reeta Tuoresmäki
    • Costume design Pia Lasonen
    • Duke of Mantua - tenor Matias Haakana
    • Rigoletto - baritone Samuli Takkula
    • Gilda, Rigoletto's daughter - soprano Alina Koivula
    • Maddalena - mezzo Elisabet Petsalo
    • Sparafucile - bass Visa Kohva
    • Countess Ceprano - soprano Annika Leino
    • Count Ceprano, nobleman - bass Aku Rantama
    • Count Monterone - baritone Henri Uusitalo
    • Matteo Borsa, a courtier - tenor Olli Tikkanen
    • Marullo, a courtier - baritone Tiitus Ylipää
    • Giovanna, Gilda's nurse - mezzo Irina Nuutinen
    • Dutchess' servant - soprano Johanna Takalo

    Performed in Italian, surtitles in Finnish.

    Performances Saturday May 26, 2018 at 7 pm, and Sunday May 27, 2018 at 4 pm.
    Alexander Theatre (Aleksanterin Teatteri)
    Bulevardi 23-27, Helsinki

    Opera Rigoletto May 26, 2018

    Giuseppe Verdi, Rigoletto, Opera in three acts

    Production Opera BOX

    • Director Ville Saukkonen
    • Conductor Sasha Mäkilä
    • Set design Reeta Tuoresmäki
    • Costume design Pia Lasonen
    • Duke of Mantua - tenor Matias Haakana
    • Rigoletto - baritone Samuli Takkula
    • Gilda, Rigoletto's daughter - soprano Alina Koivula
    • Maddalena - mezzo Elisabet Petsalo
    • Sparafucile - bass Visa Kohva
    • Countess Ceprano - soprano Annika Leino
    • Count Ceprano, nobleman - bass Aku Rantama
    • Count Monterone - baritone Henri Uusitalo
    • Matteo Borsa, a courtier - tenor Olli Tikkanen
    • Marullo, a courtier - baritone Tiitus Ylipää
    • Giovanna, Gilda's nurse - mezzo Irina Nuutinen
    • Dutchess' servant - soprano Johanna Takalo

    Performed in Italian, surtitles in Finnish.

    Performances Saturday May 26, 2018 at 7 pm, and Sunday May 27, 2018 at 4 pm.
    Alexander Theatre (Aleksanterin Teatteri)
    Bulevardi 23-27, Helsinki

    Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Master Class Graduation Concert February 23, 2018
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Magic Flute overture
    • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
    • Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 in D major, Op. 107 "Reformation"

    Conducted by the master class students, soloist Kirill Kozlovski, piano

    Friday, February 23, 2018 at 7 pm
    Helsingin Konservatorio (The Helsinki Conservatory of Music)
    Ruoholahdentori 6, Helsinki

    Free admission, programme 10 €.

    Symphony Concert January 3, 2018
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
    • Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 82

    Conductor Sasha Mäkilä, soloist Alina Sorjonen, piano

    Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 7 pm
    Helsingin Konservatorio (The Helsinki Conservatory of Music)
    Ruoholahdentori 6, Helsinki

    Tickets 20/10 €, metorchestra.tapahtumiin.fi and at the door.

    Symphony Concert December 29, 2017
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
    • Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 82

    Conductor Sasha Mäkilä, soloist Alina Sorjonen, piano

    Friday, December 29, 2017 at 7 pm
    Kauniaisten Uusi Paviljonki (New Pavilion)
    Läntinen koulupolku 3, Kauniainen

    Tickets 25/15 €, metorchestra.tapahtumiin.fi and at the door.

    Symphony Concert July 27, 2017
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
    • Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39

    Conductor Sasha Mäkilä, soloist Alina Sorjonen, piano

    Friday, July 27, 2017 at 6 pm in Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki

    Tickets: Free entrance. Programme 5/10 €.