Concerts 2017

 

Sun 15.1.2017 07.00 pm
Olari Church, Espoo

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The Best of the Baroque

All the orchestra’s favourites in the same package

Bach–Vivaldi–Tiensuu

Soloists from the orchestra
Antti Tikkanen, violin and leader
Finnish Baroque Orchestra

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Finnish Baroque Orchestra. Photo: Jaakko Paarvala.
 
Sat 4.2.2017 06.00 pm
Art Factory, Porvoo
Art Factory Classics
Sun 5.2.2017 06.00 pm
The House of Nobility, Helsinki
The Residency Series
Mon 6.2.2017 07.00 pm
Turku Cathedral, Turku
Cathedral Church Music Week

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Porvoo
Helsinki
Turku
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Dancing Queen

Music from the life of Christina, Queen of Sweden

Albrici–Düben–Cesti–Scarlatti–Gesualdo–Corelli

FiBO Singers:
Kajsa Dahlbäck and Olga Heikkilä, soprano
Teppo Lampela, alto
Jukka Jokitalo, tenor
Juha-Pekka Mitjonen, bass
Finnish Baroque Orchestra

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FiBO Singers. Photo: Jaakko Paarvala
 
Fri 17.2.2017 08.00 pm
Maison de la Radio, Paris
Présences Festival

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Purcell and Saariaho taken by the Tempest

Shakespeare inspires from age to another

Purcell–Saariaho

Pia Freund, soprano
Gabriel Suovanen, baritone
FiBO Players

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Gabriel Suovanen and Pia Freund. Photos: Ulrika Fåhraeus and Heikki Tuuli.
 
Tue 7.3.2017 07.00 pm
Kanneltalo, Helsinki

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Bohemian Rhapsody

Rare chamber music pieces from early Romanticism

Ries-van Beethoven-Reicha

FiBO Players:
Pauliina Fred, flute
Hannu Vasara, violin
Tiila Kangas, viola
Jussi Seppänen, cello 

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Fred, Seppänen, Vasara and Kangas. Photos: Ville Paul Paasimaa, Riikka Hohti and Heikki Tuuli.
 
Wed 15.3.2017 07.30 pm
Stadtsaal, Kufstein
Sat 18.3.2017 04.00 pm
Town Hall, Hämeenlinna
Sun 19.3.2017 06.00 pm
The House of Nobility, Helsinki
The Residency Series

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Kufstein
Hämeenlinna
Helsinki
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The Italian London

How music from Italy charmed the Brits

Avison–Händel–Geminiani–Corelli–Vivaldi

Margret Köll, arpa doppia
Finnish Baroque Orchestra

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Margret Köll. Photo: Armin Linke
 
Thu 13.4.2017 07.00 pm
St. John’s Church, Helsinki

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St Matthew Passion

The 90th performance in St. John’s Church

Bach

Mati Turi, tenor (Evangelist)
Petteri Salomaa, baritone (Jesus)
Else Torp, soprano
Iris Oja, alto
Simo Mäkinen, tenor
Petri Lindroos, bass
CandoMini, Kannelkellot and young singers from Helsinki Conservatory of Music
Suomen Laulu
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Paul Hillier, conductor 

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Paul Hillier. Photo: Ditte Capion.
 
Fri 14.4.2017 03.00 pm
Elenia Arena, Hämeenlinna

Free entry

St Matthew Passion

The Reformation 500 years - jubilee performance

Bach

Heikki Rainio, tenor (Evangelist)
Juha Kotilainen, baritone (Jesus)
Pia Pajala, soprano
Teppo Lampela, alto
Jussi Salonen, tenor
Nicholas Söderlund, bass
Chamber choir Vox Cantorum
Choirs from Hämeenlinna with surroundings
Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Erik Söderblom, director
Heikki Seppänen, conductor 

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Häme Castle. Photo: National Board of Antiquities.
 
Fri 14.4.2017 06.00 pm
Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki

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St John Passion

The Easter favourite

Bach

Tuomas Katajala, tenor (Evangelist)
Jyrki Korhonen, bass (Jesus)
Helena Juntunen, soprano
Lilli Paasikivi, alto
Niall Chorell, tenor
Tommi Hakala, bass
Cantores Minores
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Hannu Norjanen, conductor 

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Cantores Minores
 
Mon 17.4.2017 06.00 pm
Cathedral, Tampere

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Vespro della Beata Vergine

Remarkable sacred music from the early Baroque

Monteverdi

Kaisa Kelloniemi, soprano
Anu Mattila, soprano
Taavi Niinimaa, tenor
Juho Punkeri, baritone
Jussi Lehtipuu, baritone
Soloists from the choir: Sanna-Mari Sajakorpi and Tiina Ollikainen, soprano, Lauri Pauniaho and Janne Salmenkangas, baritone
Harju Chamber Choir
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Heikki Liimola, conductor

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Harju Chamber Choir. Photo: Pasi Ristolainen.
 
Sat 6.5.2017 03.00 pm
Sellosali, Espoo

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Children’s Baroque

A Baroque concert for the whole family

Bach–Vivaldi

Ensemble from the Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Hanna Haapamäki, recorder and traverso
Markus Pelli, Baroque cello
Anna Orasmaa, harpsichord

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Hanna Haapamäki ja Markus Pelli
 
Sat 27.5.2017 03.00 pm
Vaasa Church, Vaasa
Vaasa Choir Festival
Tue 30.5.2017 07.00 pm
German Church, Helsinki

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Vaasa
Helsinki

Juditha Triumphans

Vivaldi’s only surviving oratorio

Vivaldi

Kajsa Dahlbäck, soprano and musical design
Ylva Gruen, Katariina Heikkilä and Essi Luttinen, mezzo-soprano
Akademiska Damkören Lyran, conductor Jutta Seppinen
Finnish Baroque Orchestra

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Dahlbäck, Gruen, Heikkilä and Luttinen. Photos: Anton Sucksdorff, Aino Huovio, Maria Jain and Alejandro Lorenzo.
 
Sun 28.5.2017 06.00 pm
The House of Nobility, Helsinki
The Residency Series

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The Octet

A serenade to light

Schubert

FiBO Players:
Antti Tikkanen and Hannu Vasara, violin
Tuula Riisalo, viola
Lea Pekkala, cello
Petri Ainali, double bass
Asko Heiskanen, clarinet
Tommi Viertonen, French horn
Jaakko Luoma, bassoon

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The House of Nobility. Photo: Jaakko Paarvala
 
Fri 9.6.2017 07.00 pm
St. Henry’s Church, Pyhtää
Kymijoen Lohisoitto

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Back to basics

Basic chamber music repertoire

J. S. Bach – Händel – Vivaldi – Leclair

FiBO Players:
Soile Ylivuori, traverso
Minna Kangas, violin
Louna Hosia, cello
Annamari Pölhö, harpsichord

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Pyhtää Church. Photo: Kari Kasurinen.
 
Thu 15.6.2017 09.00 pm
Cathedral, Espoo
Organ Night and Aria Festival
Wed 15.11.2017 07.00 pm
Cathedral, Kuopio
Kuopio Church Music Week
Fri 17.11.2017 07.00 pm
St. Paul’s Church, Helsinki

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Espoo
Kuopio (at the door)
Helsinki (at the door)

Try Me, Good King

The many faces of the Reformation

Buxtehude – Byrd – des Prez – Hassler – Larsen – Piae Cantiones

Pia Freund, soprano
FiBO Players:
Pauliina Fred, recorder and traverso
Louna Hosia, viola da gamba
Petteri Pitko, harpsichord and organ (Espoo) / Anna-Maaria Oramo, harpsichord and organ (Kuopio and Helsinki)

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Pia Freund. Photo: Antti Hannuniemi.
 
Wed 28.6.2017 07.00 pm
The Helsinki Cathedral Crypt, Helsinki
Helsinki Organ Summer

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Father and sons

Music by Bach and his apprentices

J. S. Bach – C. P. E. Bach – Kirnberger

FiBO Players:
Irma Niskanen, violin
Petteri Pitko, harpsichord and organ

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Irma Niskanen. Photo: Mark Niskanen.
 
Sun 2.7.2017 02.00 pm
Alppipuisto, Helsinki
Summer at the Alppipuisto Park

Free entry

Enjoying summer in the Alppipuisto Park

A Baroque picnic for the whole family

Vivaldi–Händel–Sammartini–Telemann–Rameau–Purcell

Hanna Haapamäki, recorder
Jarmo Julkunen, ukulele
Finnish Baroque Orchestra

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FiBO's indoor picnic. Photo: Jaakko Paarvala.
 
Sun 13.8.2017 07.00 pm
Hollola Church, Hollola
Lahti Organ Festival

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Concerti a molti stromenti

The final concert of the 45th International Lahti Organ Festival

Vivaldi – Bach – van Wassenaer – Telemann

Petra Aminoff, traverso
Irma Niskanen, violin
Petteri Pitko, harpsichord
Finnish Baroque Orchestra

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Hollola Church. Photo: Juhana Säde.
 
Tue 22.8.2017 07.00 pm
Huvila Festival Tent, Helsinki
Helsinki Festival

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Confessions

On the border between art music and pop

Muhly–Koskinen

Nico Muhly
Teitur
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Samae Koskisen Korvalääke

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Nico Muhly. Photo: Bedroom Community.
 
Thu 31.8.2017 07.00 pm
Cathedral, Porvoo

Free entry

Baroque at its best

From the Four Seasons to the Brandenburg Concertos

Bach–Vivaldi

Antti Tikkanen, violin and leading
Pauliina Fred, traverso
Irma Niskanen, violin
Petteri Pitko, harpsichord
Finnish Baroque Orchestra

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Pauliina Fred. Photo: Ville Paul Paasimaa.
 
Thu 31.8.2017 09.00 pm
Cathedral, Espoo
Organ Night and Aria Festival

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Ein feste Burg

Luther’s hymns and Protestant church music from Leipzig

Schein – Kuhnau – J. S. Bach – Luther

Tuuli Lindeberg, soprano
Katariina Heikkilä, alto
Juho Punkeri, tenor
Sampo Haapaniemi, bass
Tapiola Chamber Choir
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Hannu Norjanen, conductor

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Tapiola Chamber Choir. Photo: Jaakko Paarvala.
 
Sat 30.9.2017 06.00 pm
Parainen Church, Parainen
Baroque Labyrinths Festival

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Requiem

A celestial lament

Mozart

Hanna Lehtonen, soprano
Essi Luttinen, mezzo-soprano
Heikki Rainio, tenor
Jussi Merikanto, bass
Parainen Vocal Ensemble
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Tomi Satomaa, conductor

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Photo: Jaakko Paarvala
 
Sun 8.10.2017 06.00 pm
The House of Nobility, Helsinki
The Residency Series at the House of Nobility
Mon 9.10.2017 07.00 pm
Hämeenlinna Church, Hämeenlinna
Tue 10.10.2017 07.00 pm
Tampere Hall, Tampere

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Helsinki
Helsinki (series tickets)
Hämeenlinna
Tampere

L’arte del violino

Brilliant violin virtuosity from the 18th century

Vivaldi – Hasse – Locatelli – C. P. E. Bach

Ilya Gringolts, violin
Finnish Baroque Orchestra

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Ilya Gringolts. Photo: Tomasz Trzebiatowski.
 
Tue 24.10.2017 07.00 pm
Kanneltalo, Helsinki

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Made in Finland

Finland 100 years before independence

Tulindberg–Crusell

FiBO Players:
Piia Maunula, oboe
Eero Lehtimäki, clarinet
Anni Elonen, violin
Hanna Pesonen, violin
Kaisa Ruotsalainen, viola
Louna Hosia, cello

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Eero Lehtimäki. Photo: Anniina Sulku.
 
Thu 2.11.2017 07.00 pm
Art Factory, Porvoo
Fri 3.11.2017 07.00 pm
Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki

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Porvoo
Helsinki

Mass in B Minor

The boy choir favourite

J. S. Bach

Helena Juntunen, soprano
Monica Groop, alto
Niall Chorell, tenor
Tommi Hakala, bass
Cantores Minores
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Hannu Norjanen, conductor

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Baroque trumpets. Photo: Zoltán Kövér.
 
Fri 3.11.2017 07.00 pm
Vihti Church, Vihti
Sun 5.11.2017 06.00 pm
The House of Nobility, Helsinki
The Residency Series at the House of Nobility

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Vihti (only at door)
Helsinki
Helsinki (series tickets)

Morimur

The hidden messages in Bach’s solo partita in D minor

J. S. Bach

Antti Tikkanen, violin
FiBO Singers:
Olga Heikkilä, soprano
Teppo Lampela, countertenor
Simo Mäkinen, tenor
Sampo Haapaniemi, bass

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Antti Tikkanen. Photo: Jaakko Paarvala.
 
Fri 10.11.2017 06.00 pm
Pukkila Church, Pukkila
Tue 14.11.2017 07.00 pm
Urjala Church, Urjala

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Pukkila
Urjala (at the door)

Don Quixote and other tales

Baroque classics

Telemann–Vivaldi–Purcell–Händel

Hanna Haapamäki, recorder and traverso
Finnish Baroque Orchestra

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Hanna Haapamäki. Photo: Jaakko Paarvala.
 
Wed 22.11.2017 07.00 pm
Kangasala Arts Centre, Kangasala
Thu 23.11.2017 07.00 pm
Kuusankoski Church, Kuusankoski
Kuusankoski Church Music Week

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Kangasala
Kuusankoski (at the door)

Four Seasons

The nobility of violin concert suites

Vivaldi–Farina

Antti Tikkanen, violin and leading
FiBO Players

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Finnish Baroque Orchestra. Photo: Jaakko Paarvala.
 
Thu 30.11.2017 07.00 pm
Town Hall, Hämeenlinna
Fri 1.12.2017 07.00 pm
The House of Nobility, Helsinki
Ritarihuoneen residenssisarja

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Hämeenlinna
Helsinki
Helsinki (series tickets) 

Johann, Jukka and other master composers

A gift to the 100-year-old Finland

Telemann – Fasch – Tiensuu – Vivaldi – Veracini – J. S. Bach

Miikka Saarinen, trumpet
Hanna Haapamäki, recorder
Petra Aminoff, traverso
Christopher Palameta, oboe
Antti Tikkanen, violin and leader
Finnish Baroque Orchestra

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Finnish Baroque Orchestra. Photo: Jaakko Paarvala.
 
Fri 15.12.2017 07.00 pm
Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki
Mon 18.12.2017 07.00 pm
Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki

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The Christmas Oratorio

Cantatas 1–3 + 6

J. S. Bach

Hedvig Paulig, soprano
Maria Kettunen, alto
Mati Turi, tenor
Juha Kotilainen, bass
Cantores Minores
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Hannu Norjanen, conductor

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Helsinki Cathedral. Photo: Harri Hemmilä.