EXPLORATIONS!

Explorations: Solos for duo – Duos for solo
11.9.2020 7 pm | Ivalo Church

George Ivanovitsch Gurdjieff (1877-1949) / Thomas de Hartmann (1885-1956)
Greek Song
Asian Song nro 11

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Syrinx

Magnus Lindberg (1957-)
Jeux d´ anches

Jean Van Vugt (1958-)
The Fly

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Ten Blake Songs (1957)
I. Infant Joy
II. A Poison Tree
III. The Piper
V. The Lamb
VII. Ah ! Sun-Flower
VIII. Cruelty has a Human Heart
IX. The Divine Image
X. Eternity

John Luther Adams (1953-)
Five Yup’ik Dances
I. Invitation to Dance
II. Jump Rope Song
III. Shaman´s Moon Song
IV. Juggling Song
V. It Circles Me

Ilmari Mäenpää (1971-)
Transparente

Virpi Räisänen, mezzo-soprano
Harri Mäki, clarinet
Janne Rättyä, accordion

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Exploring Bach
12.9.2020 7 pm | Saariselän kappeli

Tarquino Merula (1594/95-1665)
Canzonetta Spirituale sopra alla nanna

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Vergib, o Vater unsre Schuld, BWV 87

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
Quatour pour la fin du temps (Aikojen lopun kvartetto, 1941)
III. Abime des oiseaux

trad.
Old Hymn from Dalarna

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Nun komm der heiden heiland

Anders Hillborg (1958-)
Fuga à voci – Hommage à Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Erbarm dich mein Herr o Gott

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Three Vocalises for Soprano and Clarinet
Prelude, Scherzo, Quasi menuetto

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Das alte Jahr ist vergangen

Henri Dutilleux (1916-2013)
Hommage à Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Erhebet den Herrn
Erbarm Dich mein Herr  (Matteus Passio)

 

Virpi Räisänen, mezzo-soprano
Harri Mäki, clarinet
Janne Rättyä, accordion

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Exploring Bach – Video Concert

As one of the hubs of experimental chamber music in Finland, the Lapland Chamber Music Festival, established in 2019, endeavours to provide audiences with the opportunity to enjoy performances of world-renowned artists. This year’s virtual concert thus proudly presents a Bach concert featuring excerpts from Tobias Lenel´s film Capriccio and visual art by Bridget Allaire and Wolfgang Semmelrock. Harri Mäki (clarinet) and Janne Rättyä (accordion) explore the artistic possibilities the combination of their instruments affords them when playing works by Bach and Bach inspired pieces by Henri Dutilleux, Peter Ablinger and Anders Hillborg.

Music in the video:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Nun komm der heiden Heiland

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Partita in C minor – Capriccio
Organ Sonata – Andante

Peter Ablinger (1959-)
Little Trash Music B-A-C-H

Henri Dutilleux (1916-2013)
Hommage à Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Das alte Jahr ist vergangen

Anders Hillborg (1954-)
Hommage à Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Meine Seele erhebet den Herrn
Jesu meine Freude
Erbarm dich mein Herr o Gott

Harri Mäki, clarinet
Janne Rättyä, accordion
Tobias Lenel, film director
Wolfgang Semmelrock, painter
Bridget Allaire, painter
Esther Jo Steiner, video production

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Exploring Folk-roots
N.B. Concert postponed until 2021

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Petrouchka

Luciano Berio (1925-2003)
Quattro Canzoni Popolari

Joseph Horovitz (1926-)
Clarinet Sonata

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Flickan kom i från älsklings möte
Bollspelet vid Trianon
Var det en dröm

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Resureccion del Angel
Michelangelo 70

Virpi Räisänen, mezzo-soprano
Harri Mäki, clarinet
Henri Sigfridsson, piano
Janne Rättyä, accordion