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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
  • Johann Strauss II: An der schönen blauen Donau

Conductor Sasha Mäkilä, soloist Alina Sorjonen, piano

2018-12-24 Taicang
2018-12-28 Changsha
2018-12-30 Jiaxing
2018-12-31 Cixi
2019-1-1 Zhoushan Island
2019-1-2 Maanshan
2019-1-3 Shanghai

Past
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 €.