The Youth Piano Academy has successfully coached extraordinary young pianist talent in Finland for 10 years. Current and former students of the Academy will perform in this anniversary concert. The Youth Piano Academy is funded by the Finnish Cultural Foundation and the Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation. In the jubilee concert shall perform the following former and current students of the Youth Piano Academy Finland: Arttu Ollikainen (2013-15), piano duo Liisa Smolander (2013-20) & Mikael Loponen (2015-2022), Vilina Rainisto (2018-) ja Kaika Niskakangas (2021-).
Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849): Scherzo B flat minor Op. 31
Frédéric Chopin: Balladi f minor Op. 52
Frédéric Chopin: Balladi g minor Op. 23
Johannes Brahms (1833–1897): Intermezzo A major Op. 118 No. 2
Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971): Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), arr. for piano 4 hands
II: Le Sacrifice (The Sacrifice)
Cercles mystérieux des adolescentes (Mystic Circles of the Young Girls)
Glorification de l’élue (Glorification of the Chosen One)
Evocation des ancêtres (Evocation of the Ancestors)
Action rituelle des ancêtres (Ritual Action of the Ancestors)
Danse sacrale (L’Élue) (Sacrificial Dance)
Liisa Smolander ja Mikael Loponen
Artistic Director Niklas Pokki introduces the concert in the Kivijärvi Hall at Serlachius Museum Gösta at 14:30 (in Finnish).
No intermission. The concert ends approximately at 16:15.