Sara Etelävuori

Sara Etelävuori was born in 1990 and studied violin with Seppo Tukiainen at the Sibelius Academy Junior Department and later as a pupil of Mihaela Martin at the Cologne University of Music. She has also attended masterclasses given by Ana Chumachenko, Miriam Fried and Christian Tetzlaff, among others. Etelävuori has seen success in competitions, winning first prize in the Jyväskylä Violin Competition in 2006, for example, as well as the prize for best performance of a compulsory work at the International Pacem in Terris Violin Competition in Bayreuth. She also took first prize in the international Atlantic Coast Music competition in Portugal in 2016 and that same year reached the semi-finals in the Sibelius Violin Competition. She has played as soloist with several Finnish orchestras and regularly performs chamber music at the festivals in Kuhmo and Sysmä. She is also studying chamber music alongside solo performance in Cologne. Since February 2017 she has been playing an Italian Panormo violin from 1790.

Programme

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Flute Concerto in D, RV 428 "Il gardellino" (1729)

Mon
17.7.

40. Kontio School 21.15

Franz von Vecsey (1893—1935):

Valse triste in C minor for violin and piano (1913)

Mon
17.7.

50. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Ferruccio Busoni (1866—1924):

Berceuse élégiaque, Op. 42 (1909, arr. for flute, clarinet, string quintet, piano and harmonium by Erwin Stein, 1920)

Wed
19.7.

54. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Bohuslav Martinů (1890—1959):

Fantasy for Theremin, oboe, piano and string quartet (1944)

Thu
20.7.

55. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Jacob Gade (1879—1963):

Jealously "Gypsy Tango" (1925)

Thu
20.7.

57. Lentiira Church 14.15

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644—1704):

Sonatas No. 2, No. 4 and Passacaglia No. 16 for violin and basso continuo "Rosary" (1674)

Fri
21.7.

57. Lentiira Church 14.15

Fritz Kreisler (1875—1962):

Schön Rosmarin, Alt-Wiener Tanzweise No. 3 for violin and piano (before 1910, arr. for violin and harp)

Fri
21.7.

57. Lentiira Church 14.15

Johann Strauss II (1825—1899):

Wo die Citronen blüh'n, Op. 364 (1874, arr. Vladimir Mendelssohn)

Fri
21.7.

63. Kontio School 15.15

Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847):

Largo and Allegro in D minor, MWV O 1 for piano and strings (1820) (age 11)

Sat
22.7.

64. Kontio School 17.15

Ernest Bloch (1880—1959):

Three Nocturnes for piano trio (1924)

Sat
22.7.

65. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.15

Georg Friedrich Handel (1685—1759):

Messiah, HWV 56 for rap artist, jazzband, chamber choir and orchestra (1741)

Sat
22.7.