Mirka Viitala

Finnish pianist Mirka Viitala is known for her musical versatility and deeply imaginative and powerful interpretations. Besides classical solo, chamber music and ensemble repertoire, Mirka plays actively contemporary music and collaborates with composers. She is the other half of Viitala & Holmström Piano Duo, a joint project of Mirka and pianist Emil Holmström.

Highlights of the autumn:

19.9. Recital with Eriikka Maalismaa, violin

Iisalmi cultural center at 19.00. 

John Adams: Road Movies, part 1

Claude Debussy: Il pleure dans mon coeur (Ariettes oubliées)

Claude Debussy: Sonata for violin and piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for violin and piano, op.12 no 1

24.9. Helsinki - Bösendorfer - 1880: Schubert the Virtuoso,

Angelicum Hall, Helsinki at 19:00

Performers: Emil Holmström,piano, Niamh McKenna,flute, Eriikka Maalismaa,violin,  Mirka Viitala, piano

Franz Schubert: Trockne Blumen Variations, D.802

Franz Schubert: Fantasy in f minor for piano four hands, op. 103

Franz Schubert: Fantasy in C-dur for violin and piano, D.934

   

1.10. Viitala & Holmström Piano Duo: Project Mozart 2  

Helsinki Music Centre, rehearsal hall Paavo at 19.00

W.A.Mozart: Ein Orgelstück für eine Uhr, K. 608

George Crumb: Makrocosmos IV, "Celestial Mechanics"

W.A.Mozart: Andante and variations in G major, K.501

W.A.Mozart: Sonata in F major, K. 497

10.11. Trio Viitala-Raasakka-Ristiluoma: Once upon a time...

Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki, at 19.00

Kalevi Aho: Trio

Robert Schumann: Märchenerzählungen op. 132

Jörg Widmann: Es war einmal...

Mirka Viitala, piano, Mikko Raasakka, clarinet, Riitta-Liisa Ristiluoma, viola

19.-23.11. RUSK Chamber Music Festival

Pietarsaari/Jakobstad, Finland

www.ruskfestival.fi