Harri Lehtinen

Harri Lehtinen began his career as a drummer when he was 13. At the age of 16, he applied to study percussion with Esko Vuorinen. He joined a touring dance orchestra until eventually entering the Tampere Conservatory, graduating as a teacher of percussion in 1996 and gaining a master's in 1998. Lehtinen studied at the University of Toronto as a pupil of musicians of the percussion ensemble Nexus. He gained his Ph.D. in music in spring 2016 at the University of the Arts' Sibelius Academy. He is now a lecturer in percussion at the Tampere Music Institute and also gives masterclasses around the world. He has worked with most of the Finnish orchestras and performed as soloist with the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, the Pori Sinfonietta, the Chamber Orchestra of Lapland and the Pyynikki Sinfonia. He also plays with Tampere Raw (a chamber orchestra), the Osuma Ensemble, and in many chamber and small ensembles. He works in theatres and records both classical and popular music.

Programme

Kaukametsä 14.00

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 (1749)

Sun
9.7.

Kaukametsä 14.00

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Suite for orchestra after J. S. Bach (1910)

Sun
9.7.

1. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.45

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Suite for orchestra after J. S. Bach (1910)

Sun
9.7.

1. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.45

Georg Hamilton Green (1893—1970):

Charleston Capers (arr. for solo xylophone and string quartet by Bob Becker)

Sun
9.7.

2. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 (1749)

Mon
10.7.

4. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Roots

Mon
10.7.

7. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Claude Debussy (1862—1918):

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1891-94; arr. A. Schönberg)

Tue
11.7.

14. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Igor Stravinsky (1882—1971):

The Soldier's Tale, concert suite for narrator and seven instruments

Wed
12.7.

21. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Banditen-Galopp, Op. 378 (arr. Vladimir Mendelssohn)

Thu
13.7.

21. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Franz Lehár (1870—1948):

Eva-Walzer (1911, arr. for salon orchestra by R. Etlinger)

Thu
13.7.

21. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Franz Lehár (1870—1948):

Ballsirenen Walzes from The Merry Widow for salon orchestra

Thu
13.7.

21. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.15

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Polka Unter Donner und Blitz, Op. 324 (1868)

Thu
13.7.

28. Kuhmo Arts Centre 15.15

Gustav Mahler (1860—1911):

Das Lied von der Erde (1908-09, arr. for chamber orchestra by A. Schönberg)

Sat
15.7.

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Peter Maxwell Davies (1934):

Eight Songs for a Mad King (1968)

Mon
17.7.

41. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683—1764):

Prologue and Orage from Platée (1745)

Tue
18.7.

44. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Frame Drum meets Flamenco

Tue
18.7.

54. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Wellington's Victory or the Battle of Vitoria, Op. 91 (1813, arr. for piano and percussions)

Thu
20.7.

54. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Tomi Räisänen (1976):

Balloon Work for guitar and four balloon players (2011)

Thu
20.7.

55. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Kurt Weill (1900—1950):

Youkali - Tango Habanera (1934)

Thu
20.7.