• Wed
    05
    Jul
    2017
    3:00 pmTervamäki Chapel, Viitasaari, Finland

    Uusinta Ensemble will perform at Time of Music Festival 2017, Viitasaari, Finland in two concerts. The first appearance will take place on July 5th at 3 PM at the Tervamäki Chapel, presenting a carefully designed program of chamber music composed during the last two decades by prominent Finnish composers .

    Program
    Jukka Tiensuu Plus II  (1992) for clarinet and cello
    Ville Raasakka: Short cuts (2005/17) for clarinet
    Kaija Saariaho: New Gates (1996) for flute, harp and viola
    Max Savikangas: Kranker Matthäus (2006) for flute and viola
    Outi Tarkiainen: Sanasi, kiveen uponneet (2011) for cello
    Lotta Wennäkoski: Ciphers (2013) for flute, harp and viola

    Performers
    Malla Vivolin, flute
    Lauri Sallinen, clarinet
    Lily-Marlene Puusepp, harp
    Max Savikangas, viola
    Markus Hohti, cello

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  • Fri
    07
    Jul
    2017
    7:00 pmViitasaari Church, Finland

    Uusinta Ensemble will perform at Time of Music Festival 2017, Viitasaari, Finland in two concerts. As the second and main appearance at the festival on July 7th at 7 PM in  Viitasaari Church, Uusinta Ensemble will perform in the composer portrait concert of young Finnish talent Sebastian Hilli. In the program, Paraphrase II – ”Giant steps and eden acid” (2016) was commissioned and premiered by Uusinta Ensemble in 2016 at the New Music October Festival, Oulu, Finland. A concerto for guitar and small ensemble, confluence/divergence (2013–15), will receive its world premiere by guitarist Perti Kumela and Uusinta Ensemble.

    Program
    Elogio de la sombra for string quartet (2015) *
    Lume for alto saxophone and piano (2013) 
    Paraphrase II – ”Giant steps and eden acid” for flute (picc, b.fl), clarinet (bcl), piano, violin, viola and violoncello (2016)
    Intermission
    confluence/divergence for guitar solo, flute, percussion, harp and violoncello (2013-2015)      World première

    Performers
    Jósef Hárs, conductor
    Petri Kumela, guitar
    Uusinta Ensemble (Malla Vivolin, flute, Lauri Sallinen, clarinet, N.N., alto saxophone, Emil Holmström, piano, Lily-Marlene Puusepp, harp, Petteri Kippo, percussion, Maria Puusaari, violin, Max Savikangas, viola, Markus Hohti, violoncello)
    * Quatuor Bozzini (Clemens Merkel and Alissa Cheung, violins, Stéphanie Bozzini, viola and Isabelle Bozzini, violoncello)

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  • Fri
    20
    Oct
    2017
    Time TBAHelsinki Music Centre

    Uusinta Ensemble will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of composer Paola Livorsi by performing a composition concert consisting of her music.

    Program:

    In between (2007) for alto flute, clarinet in A/bass clarinet, horn, percussion, viola and violoncello     Finnish première
    Suonno (2003-04) for string quartet with 4-loudspeaker amplification (new version)     World première
    Onde (2009-2010) for string quartet    Finnish première
    New work (2017) for 2 singers, ensemble and live electronics (2017) for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, violoncello, double bass, cornet, trumpet, guitar and 2 percussionists     World première
    Ohnfad for soprano and electronics (2002)
    Senza parole, senza silenzio (2014-15) soprano and guitar

More concerts for 2017 TBA soon – please visit again!

List of All Past Concerts 1999-2017 (PDF)