Tuija-Maija Nurminen

Tuija-Maija Nurminen began her musical studies at the Sibelius Academy in 1989 and then went on to study performance and composition, with percussion as her main subject. Her teachers were Lassi Erkkilä and Tim Ferchen. She gained her master's degree in 2003. She has also studied baroque tympani under Nick Woud, percussionist with Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Nurminen works as a freelance musician with many Finnish orchestras. She is a familiar face with members of the Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Avanti!, the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, the Finnish National Opera orchestra, the Tapiola Sinfonietta, the Finnish Baroque Orchestra, the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, the Oulu Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Lapland and numerous other regional orchestras.

Programme

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.

26. Kontio School 20.30

Joseph Haydn (1732—1809):

Ouverture from Il mondo della luna (1777)

Fri
14.7.

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.

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

John Cage (1912—1992):

Cactus Music

Thu
20.7.

54. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Tomi Räisänen (1976):

Balloon Work for guitar and four balloon players (2011)

Thu
20.7.

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.