Leena Jaakkola

Leena Jaakkola began playing the violin at the Kerava Music Institute under Erkki Palola. She studied at the Sibelius Academy Youth Department as a pupil of Seppo Tukiainen and later under Mari Tampere-Bezrodny and Petri Aarnio. She gained her master's degree in music at the Sibelius Academy and at the Zurich University of the Arts in Switzerland with Rudolf Koelman. She has been in masterclasses taught by Hagai Shaham, Lara Lev, Gerhard Schultz, Mi-kyung Lee and Gordan Nicolich. Jaakola has appeared at many chamber music festivals and has played as soloist with the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) and Musica di Parma chamber orchestras. She won second prize at the Kiwanis Chamber Music Competition in Switzerland with her piano trio. She has played violin with the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra since 2014 and now also with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Leena Jaakkola plays a Charles Gaillard violin from 1867 owned by the OP Art Foundation.

Jaakkola is in the Young Chamber Musicians programme.

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

Charles Griffes (1884—1920):

Three Tone-Pictures, Op. 5

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.

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.

8. Kontio School 14.15

W.A. Mozart (1756—1791):

Serenade No. 13 in G, K. 525 for strings "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" (1787)

Tue
11.7.

16. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Sergey Prokofiev (1891—1953):

Overture on Hebrew Theme in C minor, Op. 34 for clarinet and piano quintet (1919)

Wed
12.7.

16. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Giya Kancheli (1935):

Ex contrario for two violins, string orchestra, keyboard, electric bass and tape (2006)

Wed
12.7.

16. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Andrey Pushkarev (1974):

Utyosov Fantasy for two violins and string orchestra

Wed
12.7.

19. Kontio School 16.15

Jacques Offenbach (1819—1880):

Les Larmes de Jacqueline, Op. 76/2 for cello and string orchestra (by 1839)

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.

Salakamari 10.00

Zoltán Kodály (1882—1967):

Movements from Serenade, Op. 12 for two violins and viola (1919-20)

Fri
14.7.

24. Kuhmo Arts Centre 16.15

Edward Elgar (1857—1934):

Serenade, Op. 20 for strings (1888-1892)

Fri
14.7.

26. Kontio School 20.30

Joseph Haydn (1732—1809):

Ouverture from Il mondo della luna (1777)

Fri
14.7.