Tuomas Lehto

Tuomas Lehto is a busy musician, playing solo parts and chamber music all over the world, as well as at many festivals. He is principle cellist with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, cellist with the New Helsinki Quartet, a member of the Total Cello Ensemble, and the Artistic Director of the KuruFest festival. He began cello lessons at the age of three under Anja Maja. In 2000 he went on to study at the Sibelius Academy, first with Hannu Kiiski and later with Marko Ylönen and Jan-Erik Gustafsson. Lehto has made radio recordings for Finnish radio and recorded widely as a soloist and a member of various ensembles. He has given first performances of several works, including Ville Matveyev's cello concerto. He also achieved success in the Turku Cello Competition in 2006.


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Programme

26. Kontio School 20.30

Joseph Haydn (1732—1809):

Ouverture from Il mondo della luna (1777)

Fri
14.7.

26. Kontio School 20.30

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

Serenade in D, Op. 8 for string trio (1796-97)

Fri
14.7.

30. Kuhmo Arts Centre 20.15

Claude Debussy (1862—1918):

La mer (1905, arr. for piano trio by Sally Beamish 2013)

Sat
15.7.

44. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Manuel de Falla (1876—1946):

Danza Ritual del Fuego (Ritual Fire Dance) from El Amor brujo

Tue
18.7.

50. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.15

Gabriel Fauré (1845—1924):

Requiem, Op. 48 (1887-1890)

Wed
19.7.

51. Kuhmo Church 21.15

Franz Schubert (1797—1828):

String Quintet in C, D. 956 (1828)

Wed
19.7.

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

György Kurtág (1926):

Ligatura-Message to Frances-Marie (the Answered Unanswered Question), Op. 31/b for two cellos, two violins and celesta (1989)

Sat
22.7.

New Helsinki Quartet

3. Kontio School 14.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

String Quartet No. 13 in B flat, Op. 130 (1825-26)

Mon
10.7.

7. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Joseph Haydn (1732—1809):

String Quartet No. 63 in B flat, Op. 76/4 "Sunrise" (1797)

Tue
11.7.

12. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

String Quartet No. 7 in F, Op. 59/1 "Razumovsky" (1806)

Wed
12.7.

15. Kontio School 18.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59/2 "Razumovsky" (1806)

Wed
12.7.

17. Kuhmo Church 11.00

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132 (1825)

Thu
13.7.

18. Kontio School 14.15

Bedřich Smetana (1824—1884):

String Quartet No. 1 in E minor "From my Life" (1876)

Thu
13.7.

27. Kontio School 11.00

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

String Quartet No. 9 in C, Op. 59/3 "Razumovsky" (1806)

Sat
15.7.

40. Kontio School 21.15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827):

String Quartet No. 6 in B flat, Op. 18/6 "Malinconia" (1798-1800)

Mon
17.7.