For further information:
Marketing and Communications Coordinator Outi Räsänen
+358 14 266 4167
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Jyväskylä Sinfonia’s autumn season 2019 will let the audience to explore the archive of musical treasures. We will give the premiere of Kalevi Aho’s bass clarinet concerto, make a tour of the provincial cities and unite our power with Kymi Sinfonietta. On the stage we will see young rising soloists as Leonardo Chiodo, Rebecca Roozeman and Virva Puumala, and our notable conductor guests are Eva Ollikainen, Kensho Watanabe and Okko Kamu. Male Choir Sirkat will have the 120 years celebrations and the Baroque Christmas concert will lead us to the charming music of 17th century. At the New Year’s Eve is the premiere of La Bohéme by Jyväskylä’s Opera. The opera orchestra is naturally Jyväskylä Sinfonia and the opera conductor Ville Matvejeff, the Chief Conductor of Jyväskylä Sinfonia.

At the autumn season’s opening concert, we will have the honor of premiering Kalevi Aho’s new commissioned work with the soloist, bass clarinetist Mikko Raasakka. Our top guest, conductor Eva Ollikainen has built her concert program around composer Richard Strauss’ personality. The soloist of concert, sensational cellist Leonardo Chiodo will play the 1st cello concerto by Shostakovich. At the end of September, our orchestra will tour in Jyväskylä and provincial cities with the conducting class of Sibelius Academy. The soloist for these concerts is Kaapo Kangas, a local contrabassist who is also studying in Sibelius Academy.

At the beginning of October, cellist Tuomas Ylinen will interpret Schumann’s melancholic, beautiful and enigmatic cello concerto. On the other hand, our Japan-themed concert will take us to an exotic journey with shakuhachi artist Tadashi Tajima. For complete the Japansese program, we have chosen works by Russian Igor Stravinsky and W. A. Mozart. In October, the stage is taken by our own orchestra’s players when the invincible clarinet duo Gil Shaked-Agababa and Kristjan Parts will be in flames.

The cooperation of Jyväskylä Sinfonia and Kymi Sinfonietta will continue on November! On the two orchestra’s concerts, we will hear music by Lindberg, Sibelius and Rachmaninoff. The soloist for Sibelius violin concerto is be the winner of Juhani Heinonen violin competition, Rebecca Roozeman. At the traditional All Saints’ Day concert, the soloists are Jyväskylä Sinfonia’s solo cellist Ilkka Kauppi and baritone Matija Meić.

One of the oldest male choirs in Finland, Male Choir Sirkat from Jyväskylä, will celebrate 120 years anniversary with a concert. The program includes national romantic works by Leevi Madetoja and Jean Sibelius and the conductor is one of the most experienced: Okko Kamu. Our Christmas concert will provide a charming collection of baroque music: the tunes of Georg Philipp Telemann, Arcangelo Corelli, J. S. Bach and Antonio Vivaldi will bring the Christmas mood for the audience. Concert’s conductor and violin soloist is Sirkka-Liisa Kaakinen-Pilch and the winner of Lappeenranta singing competition, soprano Virva Puumala, will be heard too.

Jyväskylä Sinfonia gives a concert tour in provincial cities in August and October

Jyväskylä Sinfonia is the orchestra for whole region! In autumn season 2019 we will make four provincial visits: in August to Laukaa, in September to Hankasalmi and Jämsä and in October to Saarijärvi. We want to serve for the audience living around Jyväskylä area and bring the music and top artists near to them. Check the specific concert dates and programs from our website.

Luminous singer Erin and Jyväskylä Sinfonia in Paviljonki on 14th of November

Our crossover concert in November with singer Erin guarantees new experiences. Erin is known for her personal voice and touching interpretations and she has become one of the country’s most popular and luminous artists. On 14th of November at Jyväskylän Paviljonki, we will hear shades of folk music and electric pop accompanied by a symphony orchestra.

The Hobby-Horse’s Farrier concerts for all families in November

Targeted for families, the Hobby-Horse’s Farrier concerts are based on a poem book by Jukka Itkonen. The book tells the development story from the baby’s first morning to the age of child. These concerts bring good mood for children, grandparents and everybody who is interested in the miracle of growth.

In autumn’s chamber music concerts string quartets and masters of Romanticisim

A string quartet will open the autumn season’s chamber suite in Jyväskylä City Hall. The program consists of masterpieces created in special conditions: Antonín Dvořák’s String Quartet no 12 and Dmitri Shostakovich’s String Quartet no 8. In November, the musicians of Jyväskylä Sinfonia have designed a program of masterpieces from 19th century played by strings and woodwinds.

The autumn season’s tickets are now on sale

Jyväskylä Sinfonia’s season tickets for autums include 10 concerts. The old season tickets must be renewed until Friday 9th of August. The new season ticket are on sale 13.–23.8. at the ticket office of Jyväskylä City Theatre. The basic tickets have been available beginning from 12th of April.


+358 600 900 900 (1,98 €/min + local network charge)

Jyväskylä City Theatre Ticket Office
+358 14 266 0110

For further information:

Marketing and Communications Coordinator Outi Räsänen
+358 14 266 4167
outi.rasanen [at]