Concerts

Wednesday 2.8

15:30 – The Festival Kick-off

The students of the International Master Classes and the Youth Piano Academy perform.

Concert programme

Mänttä Club

Free entrance!

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Wednesday 2.8

18:30 – The Opening Concert

Olli Mustonen’s long-awaited comeback! The program features a set of Beethoven’s piano sonatas including the beloved Appassionata op. 57.

Olli Mustonen, piano

Beethoven

Concert programme

Serlachius Museum Gösta
  • 33,50/27,50€ Lippu.fi and other ticket offices

Duration appr. 2h.

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Thursday 3.8

12:00 – A Moment with Organ I

Drop by and listen to beautiful organ music at noon on Thursday and Friday!

Kalle Toivio, organ

 

Concert programme

Vilppula Church

Free entrance!

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Thursday 3.8

13:00 – Book Release Concert

The publication event of the Finnish translation of André Gide’s ‘Notes sur Chopin’. The translator of the book, Martti Anhava, is being interviewed.

The program will be announced later.

 

Concert programme

Honkahovi
  • 10/5 € Lippu.fi and other ticket offices

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Thursday 3.8

15:00 – PianoSuomi100: A New Dawn

Awarded pianists of the I Tampere Piano Competition.

The program will be announced later.

Concert programme

Serlachius Museum Gösta
  • 27,50/22,50€ Lippu.fi and other ticket offices

 

 

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Thursday 3.8

18:30 – At the Heart of Romanticism

The young German hyper virtuoso Severin von Eckardstein performs e.g. one of the corner stones of piano music literature, Liszt’s sonata in B minor.

Severin von Eckardstein, piano

Liszt, Herchenröder, Schumann, Grieg

Concert programme

Serlachius Museum Gösta

33,50/27,50€ Lippu.fi and other ticket offices

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Friday 4.8

10.00-13.00 – Richard Goode’s Master Class

Richard Goode gives a master class at the Kivijärvi-hall. The participants will be announced later in the spring.

Concert programme

Friday 4.8

12:00 – A Moment with Organ II

Drop by and listen to beautiful organ music at noon on Thursday and Friday!

Kalle Toivio, organ

Concert programme

Mänttä Church

Free entrance!

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Friday 4.8

15:00 – PianoSuomi100: Lecture Concert – Melartin: Per speculum in enigmatae (premiere)

Concert lecture and first performance of Erkki Melartin’s Per speculum in enigmatae. In Finnish.

Niklas Pokki, lecture

 

 

Concert programme

Serlachius Museum Gösta
  • 15/10€ Lippu.fi and other ticket offices

Duration appr. 1h.

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Friday 4.8

17:00 – One Hand Orchestra

Chopin’s etudes are among the most challenging pieces in the piano literature. This was not enough for piano virtuoso Leopold Godowsky, who arranged many of them for the left hand. Few pianists dare to tackle these pieces of exceptional beauty and virtuosity.

Henri Sigfridsson, piano

Chopin-Godowsky

Concert programme

The Artistic Director Niklas Pokki presents the concert in Finnish at 16.30-16.45 at Serlachius Museum Gösta's Pavilion.

Serlachius Museum Gösta
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Saturday 5.8

20:00 – Summer Night’s Light – Bäckström Brothers

Classical goes groovy!

Concert programme

Mänttä Club
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Friday 5.8

12:00 – PianoSuomi100: Fortepiano: The Storyteller

Did you know that the history of Finnish piano music began already 200 years ago? The concert presents the Finnish composers Lithander and Byström and their contemporary, Schubert. The music is performed on fortepiano.

Byström, Lithander, Schubert

Concert programme

Mänttä Church
  • 27,50 / 22,50 € Lippupiste and other ticket offices
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Saturday 5.8

15:00 – PianoSuomi100: The Young Artists of the Year

The Mänttä Music Festival proudly presents the piano stars of the future – students from the Youth Piano Academy and the Sibelius Academy´s Junior Academy. The program consists of Finnish piano music from the last 100 years.

The artists and the program will be announced later.

Concert programme

Music reporter Lotta Emanuelsson presents the concert in the Kivijärvi Hall at 14.30-14.45 at Serlachius Museum Gösta (in Finnish). The discussion with the artists and the audience continues after the concert at Serlachius Museum Gösta.

Serlachius Museum Gösta
  • 27,50/22,50€ Lippu.fi and other ticket offices

Duration appr. 1,5h.

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Saturday 5.8

18:30 – PianoSuomi100: Towards the Future, Strength from the Past

Eminent Finnish pianist, Eero Heinonen, plays the first performance of Eero Hämeenniemi’s piece Variazioni Polifoniche, commissioned by the Mänttä Music Festival. Hämeenniemi’s four-hand piece Elastic Time and Schubert’s Piano Sonata D. 960 will also be performed.

Hämeenniemi (premiere), Mozart, Schubert

Concert programme

Music reporter Lotta Emanuelsson presents the concert in the Kivijärvi Hall at 18.00-18.15 at Serlachius Museum Gösta (in Finnish). The discussion with the artists and the audience continues after the concert at Serlachius Museum Gösta.

Serlachius Museum Gösta
  • 33,50 / 27,50 € Lippupiste and other ticket offices
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Sunday 6.8

10:00 – Sunday Service with Artists

Kalle Toivio, organ

Concert programme

Mänttä Church

Free entrance!

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Sunday 6.8

15:00 – Concert for Children: Babar

Pia Kalenius, actress

Eveliina Kytömäki, piano

Concert programme

Mänttä Club
  • 10/5/20€ (family ticket) Lippu.fi and other ticket offices
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Sunday 6.8

18:30 – Grand Finale – Gustaf Serlachius in Memoriam

The series of piano legends at the Mänttä Music Festival continues with the concert of the American master pianist Richard Goode. In a versatile programme, ranging from Mozart to Janáček, he will probe the depths and mysteries of the piano literature.

Richard Goode, piano

Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, Janáček, Mozart

Concert programme

The Artistic Director Niklas Pokki presents the concert in Finnish at 18.00-18.15 at Serlachius Museum Gösta's Pavilion.

Serlachius Museum Gösta
  • 48,50/35,50€ Lippu.fi and other ticket offices

Duration appr. 2h.

 

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