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Seminar: Uuno Klami and contemporaries

10.9.2010

The Uuno Klami Society and the Sibelius Academy Docmus unit are together holding a seminar “Uuno Klami and contemporaries – 1920s modernism in Finnish music: new perspectives, unknown compositions”. The seminar will be held in the Sibelius Academy Chamber Music Hall, Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 9, on 1.–2.10.2010.

Symposium

10:00 Opening

Rector Gustav Djupsjöbacka, Sibelius Academy
Researcher Helena Tyrväinen, Uuno Klami Society, Helsinki University

10:30

Helena Tyrväinen (HY)
Progress and renewal – Finnish musical discourse after the Treaty of Versailles

Matti Huttunen (SA)
The image of international new music in Finnish writing about music before the Second World War

12–13 Lunch

13:00

Olli-Pekka Tuomisalo (SA)
A new instrument interprets new music – the saxophone in the works of Uuno Klami and other Finnish modernists of the early 20th century

Ville Urponen (SA)
Finnish organ music in the shadow of National-Romanticism

14:30–15:00 Coffee

15:00

Marjaana Virtanen (TU)
The piano concertos of Selim Palmgren in the context of the modern concerto

Tuire Ranta-Meyer (Metropolia/JY)
Erkki Melartin as a teacher of composition in the light of biographical material and press articles

16:30–16:45 Break

16:45

Tomi Mäkelä (Halle-Wittenberg U)
Modern and ‘antimodern’ modernism in the 20th century. Milan Kundera, Alex Ross and Jean Sibelius

19:00 Concert

Music by Sulho Ranta of the 1920s–1930s

Meri Siirala, soprano
Tuomas Lehtinen, baritone
Siljamari Heikinheimo, violin
Joona Pulkkinen, cello
Lotta Emanuelsson, piano

Piano Trio (1923)

SATURDAY 2.10.

10:00

Lotta Emanuelsson (SA)
Sulho Ranta – an unknown modernist

Hanna Isolammi (HU)
Väinö Raitio’s Antigone as an example of Finnish modernism in 1920s music

11:30–11.45 Break

11:45

Anne Sivuoja-Gunaratnam (SA)
Aino Ackté as the librettist of the opera Juha

12:30–13.00 Lunch

13:30

Timo Virtanen (JSW/SA)
Dinosaur and chameleon – Jean Sibelius in the 1920s

14:15–14:30 Break

14:30 Illustrated talk
The vocal and piano music of Ernest Pingoud
Helene Tenhunen, soprano
Annikka Konttori-Gustafsson, piano

Ernest Pingoud, 4 songs, op. 11

(1887–1942)

En blomma (Rydberg)
Vattenplask (Rydberg)

Berceuse
Färden i storm
Suite enfantine pour piano

L’Âme d’enfant
La petite aveugle
Le joujou
Berceuse

4 Gripenberg songs

Törnekronan
Barcarole
Serenad i Toledo
Återkomsten
Konvallerna (T. Bendix)
Ninon (Gripenberg)
Serenad (från spanskan)
Deux Préludes pour piano

Five songs

Tystnad (N. Gumilev)
På kvällen
Tanke (Th. Tjuttsev)
Hjärtan fjärran och hjärtän nära (Jarl Hemmer)

Closing discussion

Organisers: the Uuno Klami Society and the Sibelius Academy Docmus unit
Team: Matti Huttunen, Annikka Konttori-Gustafsson and Helena Tyrväinen

The symposium was held with a grant from the Kymenlaakso Fund of the Finnish Cultural Foundation.

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