The Mänttä Music Festival will get a grand opening with the magnificent Estonian pianist Age Juurikas. She is a very intensive performer, who combines the best of the European and Russian piano traditions. Age will play a program of Beethoven, Prokofiev, together with the Estonian composers Arvo Pärt and Eduard Tubin. In addition, the program includes a world premiere of Lauri Kilpiö´s new piano work, comissioned by Mänttä Music Festival.
The program will be announced later.