Kaisa Kortelainen

Kaisa Kortelainen (born 1992) began her musical studies at the Pielisen-Karjala Music Institute in Nurmes, Karelia, before going on to the Sibelius Academy Youth Department and then the Department of Music Performance as a pupil of Mikael Helasvuo. She is now finishing her master's degree at the Paris Conservatoire under Philippe Bernold. She has attended masterclasses given by Jacques Zoon, Kersten McCall and Emmanuel Pahud. She has played in several Finnish orchestras and this autumn takes up the position of second flute with the Kuopio Symphony Orchestra. Kortelainen has performed as soloist with that same orchestra as well as the Joensuu City Orchestra and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. She is well acquainted with the world of festivals and has been personally involved in organising the UNM Festival, Nurmes Summer Academy and the Kaivos Festival in Outokumpu. Kortelainen is a founder member of the Ääninen music collective, which focuses on contemporary music and interdisciplinary events. She also plays with the UMUU Orchestra, which devotes itself to new and experimental music.

Kortelainen is in the Young Chamber Musicians programme.

Programme

Kaukametsä 14.00

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Water Music: Suite in G, HWV 350 (1717)

Sun
9.7.

2. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Water Music: Suite in G, HWV 350 (1717)

Mon
10.7.

15. Kontio School 18.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Volklied aus Kleinrussland No. 3 from 10 National Airs with Variations, Op. 107 for flute and piano (1818-19)

Wed
12.7.

15. Kontio School 18.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Schöne Minka No. 7 from 10 National Airs with Variations, Op. 107 for flute and piano (1818-19)

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

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

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

Thu
13.7.

30. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

George Crumb (1929):

Vox balaenae for amplified flute, cello and piano (1971)

Sat
15.7.

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Peter Maxwell Davies (1934):

Eight Songs for a Mad King (1968)

Mon
17.7.

52. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714—1787):

Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orpheus and Eurydice

Thu
20.7.

54. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Adagio and Rondo, K. 617 for flute, oboe, viola, cello and glass harmonica

Thu
20.7.

62. Kuhmo Arts Centre 12.15

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Sonata No. 6 in G, K. 11 for flute, cello and harpsichord "Wunderkind" (1764)

Sat
22.7.

64. Kontio School 17.15

Charles Ives (1874—1954):

The Unanswered Question for winds and string orchestra from two Contemplations (1935)

Sat
22.7.