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The concert programme of the Mikkeli Music Festival 2024 is an Ode for Joy

The concert programme of the Mikkeli Music Festival 2024 is an Ode for Joy

The Mikkeli Music Festival promises exhilarating performances this summer. Top orchestras and soloists will elevate the atmosphere at Konserttitalo Mikaeli to new heights.

Saturday, August 3, 2024:
- Free pre-concert event at Stella Shopping Center.
- Evening opening concert featuring Luukas Hiltunen’s Scintillion and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 performed by Saimaa Sinfonietta and Helsinki Philharmonic Choir.

Sunday, August 4, 2024:
- Soprano Iris Candelaria and pianist Jukka Nykänen present August afternoon dreams.
- Energetic video game music concert by Game Music Collective.

Monday, August 5, 2024:
Trio performance by Laura Mikkola (piano), Linda Lampenius (violin), and Jaani Helander (cello) in Colour and sparkle.

Tuesday, August 6, 2024:
Youth Power featuring the youthful Symphony Orchestra Vivo and young violin virtuoso Lilja Haatainen.

Wednesday, August 7, 2024:
Music of joy and light concert at Pitäjänkirkko Church with baritone Waltteri Torikka and Mikkeli City Orchestra.

Thursday, August 8, 2024:
Philharmonia Orchestra’s Brahms & Schumann concert conducted by Santtu-Matias Rouvali, featuring violin soloist Ava Bahari.

Friday, August 9, 2024:
Philharmonia Orchestra’s Bruckner 200 concert conducted by Santtu-Matias Rouvali.

Saturday, August 10, 2024:
Opera gala with Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Ville Matvejeff.

Sunday, August 11, 2024:
- From London with Joy afternoon concert by Philharmonia Orchestra.
- In the evening’s grand finale, the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by the Artistic Director Erkki Lasonpalo, will present Smetana’s Molday, Elgar’s Cello Concerto and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 1.

Mikkelin Musiikkijuhlat

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50100 Mikkeli