Spring 2019

OPENING CONCERT

Wed 9.1.2019 at 19:00 Kotka Concert Hall
Thu 10.1.2019 at 19:00 Kuusankoski Hall

Conductor:

Olari Elts

Soloist:

Brannon Cho, cello

Program:

Uuno Klami:               
Suite for Small Orchestra

Joseph Haydn: 
Cello Concerto in C Major

Franz Schreker:           
Music from the ballet The Birthday of the Infanta

Tickets: €22/17/9

 
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THE SEASONS ROUND THE WORLD

Wed 23.1.2019 at 19:00 Kotka Concert Hall
Thu 24.1.2019 at 19:00 Kuusankoski Hall

Conductor:

Andres Mustonen

Soloist:

Itamar Zorman, violin

Program:

Antonio Vivaldi:               
Spring, from The Seasons

Joaquin Rodrigo:               
movements from the Summer Concerto

EugèneYsaÿe:                    
Winter Song

Astor Piazzolla:                 
Autumn in Buenos Aires

Joseph Haydn:                   
Symphony no. 92, “Oxford”

Tickets: €22/17/9

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MEDITATION AND CHAMBER MUSIC

Wed 30.1.2019 at 19:00 Kotka Concert Hall
Thu 31.1.2019 at 19:00 Kouvola City Hall

Program:

Debussy – Mozart – Danzi – Farkas – Bryars – Koechlin – Draganski – Volans

Ravel:                                  
Introduction et Allegro

Fauré:                                 
Pavane

Tickets: €22/17/9 (season ticket not valid)

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JUBILEE CONCERT

Thu 7.2.2019 at 19:00 Kotka Concert Hall
Fri 8.2.2019 at 19:00 Kuusankoski Hall

Conductor:

Olari Elts

Soloist:

Olli Mustonen, piano

Program:

Carl Maria von Weber:      
Jubilee Overture                

Edvard Grieg:                    
Piano Concerto

Jean Sibelius:                     
Symphony no. 5

Tickets: €25/20/12

 

Note:  Weekdays and places!

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DIZZY GILLESPIE NIGHT

Wed 13.2.2019 at 19:00 Kotka Concert Hall
Thu 14.2.2019 at 19:00 Kuusankoski Hall

Soloists:

Jukka Perko, saksofoni
Joonas Tuuri, kontrabasso
Teppo Mäkynen, drums
Sami Koskela, lyömäsoittimet

Tickets: €25/20/12 (season ticket not valid; reduction of €10 for season-ticket holders)

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CLASSICAL & FLAMENCO

Wed 6.3.2019 at 19:00 Kotka Concert Hall
Thu 7.3.2019 at 19:00 Kouvola City Hall

Conductor:

Yasuo Shinozaki

Soloist:

Juan Manuel Cañizares, guitar

Program:

Antonin Dvořák:               
Serenade for Strings

Joaquín Rodrigo:               
Guitar Concerto Fantasia para un gentilhombre

Flamenco music for guitar

Georges Bizet:                   
Symphony no. 1

Tickets: €22/17/9

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KALA-KALEVIN KAVERIT

Thu 14.3.2019 at 18:00 Kotka Concert Hall

Conductor:

Esa Heikkilä

Soloists:

Marja Porkka
Irene Sipari-Vilhunen

Program:

Solos:                                  Sirkku Mantere, violin

                                            Johannes Raikas, double bass & voice

                                            Mika Huusari, guitar

Orchestra:                           The Kymi Sinfonietta and players from the Kotka Region Music Institute

Tickets: €16/12 (season ticket not valid)

Family ticket: €45 (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children) 

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SYMPHONY CONCERT

Wed 20.3.2019 at 19:00 Kotka Concert Hall
Thu 21.3.2019 at 19:00 Kuusankoski Hall

Conductor:

Leo McFall

Soloist:

Alexandra Silocea, piano

Program:

W. A. Mozart:                   
Symphony no. 23
Piano Concerto no. 17

Franz Schubert:                 
Symphony no. 1

Tickets: €22/17/9

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BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Wed 3.4.2019 at 19:00 Kotka Concert Hall
Thu 4.4.2019 at 19:00 Kuusankoski Hall
Fri 5.4.2019 at 19:00 Temppeliaukion kirkko

Conductor:

Olari Elts

Soloist:

Elina Vähälä, violin

Program:

Erkki-Sven Tüür:               
Phantasma, commissioned jointly by the Kymi Sinfonietta, Estonian National Orchestra and Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, world premiere

Kalevi Aho:                       
Violin Concerto no. 2

L. van Beethoven:             
Symphony no. 1

Tickets: €22/17/9

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ST. MATTHEW PASSION

Wed 17.4.2019 at 19:00 Kouvola Central Church
Thu 18.4.2019 at 19:00 Kotkan kirkko

Conductor:

Esa Heikkilä

Choir:

Kotkan Kantaattikuoro

Program:

J. S. Bach:                          
St. Matthew Passion

Soloists:                          
Hedvig Paulig, soprano
Katariina Heikkilä, alto
Jussi Salonen, tenor
Heikki Rainio, tenor, Evangelist
Riku Pelo, bass
Kai Huopainen, bass, Jesus

 

Tickets: €22/17/9 (season ticket not valid)

 

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YOUNG SOLOISTS

Wed 8.5.2019 at 19:00 Kotka Concert Hall
Thu 9.5.2019 at 19:00 Kuusankoski Hall

Conductor:

Esa Heikkilä

Program:

Soloists, and students in the orchestra from the local Kotka and Kouvola Music Institutes.

Tickets: €17/14/9

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SPRING IN THE AIR!

Thu 23.5.2019 at 19:00 Kotka Concert Hall
Fri 24.5.2019 at 19:00 Kuusankoski Hall

Conductor:

Olari Elts

Soloist:

Pekka Kuusisto, violin

Program:

Anders Hillborg:                
Mantra – Elegy. Homage to Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky:                 
Violin Concerto

Joseph Haydn:                   
Symphony no. 104, “London”

 

Tickets: €22/17/9

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JOINT CONCERT BY THE KYMI SINFONIETTA AND THE ST. PETERSBURG PHILHARMONIA

Thu 6.6.2019 at 19:00 Kuusankoski Hall
Fri 7.6.2019 at 19:00 Kotka Concert Hall

Conductor:

Nikolai Alexeev

Soloist:

Miroslav Kultishev, piano

Program:

Mikhail Glinka:                  
Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila

Sergei Rachmaninoff:        
Piano Concerto no. 2

Pyotr Tchaikovsky:            
Symphony no. 5

Tickets €27 (season-ticket holders €22)

Please note: Concert in Kotka 7.6. is Kymijoen Lohisoitto Festival's concert. Tickets can be booked/bought in advance for this concert only from Ticketmaster (ticketmaster.fi) and from the Ruori service point in Kotka as of the beginning of March.

Enquiries: minna.korkolainen@gmail.com

(Mr. Kultishev's photo: Jan Eytan)

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