Concert Calendar 2017 / See our school concerts here!

JANUARY

Sun 22nd January 2017 at 3 pm, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert

Hannikainen Hall, Nurmes House, Nurmes

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, multimedia

Tickets €15/12, advance ticket sales at Marjatassi Cafeteria, tel. +358-40-8670443

Fri 27th January 2017 at 6 pm, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert

Culture Center Poleeni, Pieksämäki

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, multimedia

Tickets €17 in advance: www.ticketmaster.fi, from the door €20

FEBRUARY

Sat 18th February 2017, Gala in Honor of Finland's independence

Lake Worth, Florida, USA

Delray Beach Marriott Hotel, 10 North Ocean Blv. Delray Beach

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, multimedia

Ms. Maria Lohela, Speaker of Eduskunta, the Parliament of Finland and her delegation

Tickets $100 in advance: www.finland100.org

Tue 28th February 2017 at 6 pm, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert

Mietoinen church, Mietoinen

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano 

Aira Vehaskari, multimedia

Tickets €10

MARCH

Sun 19th March 2017 at 6 pm, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert

Sámi Cultural Centre, Inari

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano 

Aira Vehaskari, multimedia

Tickets €15/€12 (students, pensioners)

APRIL

Sun 2nd April 2017 at 4 pm, Finland 100 Concert 

Kuokkala Church, Jyväskylä

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Tue 4th April 2017 at 6:30 pm, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert

Kangasniemi Hall, Kangasniemi

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, multimedia

Tickets €10, advance ticket sales at Kulttuuritoimisto tel. +358-40-5964692

Sun 9th April 2017 at 4 pm, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert

Järvenpää Hall, Järvenpää

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, multimedia

Tickets €16, in advance: www.lippu.fi

Thu 20th April 2017, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert

Risto Ryti Hall, Huittinen

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, multimedia

Tickets €10 / €5 (younger than 15), advance ticket sales: Huittinen Main Library tel. +358-2-5604321 and

Vampula Library tel. +358-44-5604179

MAY

Tue 16th May 2017 at 6 pm, Sibelius Inspiration  multimedia concert
School auditorium, Eura
Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano 
Aira Vehaskari, multimedia
Tickets €10, reservations tel. +358-44-4224903
www.eura.fi

JUNE

Wed 7th June 2017, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert

Bukarest, ROMANIA

Concert time and place to be announced later

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano 
Aira Vehaskari, multimedia

Wed 14th June 2017, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert

Körmend Theater, HUNGARY

Concert time to be announced later

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano 

Aira Vehaskari, multimedia

JULY

Mon 3rd July 2017 at 6 pm, opening concert of the Monola Festival

House of the Vaaraniemi (Haralan Erä) hunting club in Kylänlahti, Lieksa

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Tickets €15, www.store.charmi.eu

Tue 4th July 2017 at noon, Back to the Landscapes of Sibelius’s Honeymoon lunch concert

Hotel Puustelli, Lieksa

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Tickets €10

Thu 6th July 2017 at noon, Back to the Landscapes of Sibelius’s Honeymoon lunch concert

Hotel Puustelli, Lieksa

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Tickets €10

Sat 8th July 2017 at 4 pm, Monola Gala

Brahe Hall, Lieksa Culture Centre

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Sari Kaasinen, rune singing

Chamber choir Kaisku

Tickets €35, www.store.charmi.eu

Sat 8th July 2017 at 8 pm, Monola Gala dinner

Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel, Joensuu

Dinner includes program, such as cellist Jussi Makkonen & pianist Nazig Azezian

Dinner cards €28 / €42, www.store.charmi.eu

Tue 11th July 2017 at 6 pm, Finland 100 Anniversary Concert

Kokemäki Church, Kokemäki

Joonas Asikainen, baritone, Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

AUGUST

Tue 1st August 2017 at 2 pm, In the landscapes of Sibelius' honeymoon lunch concert 

Hotel Puustelli, Lieksa

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Tickets €10 €, in advance: www.store.charmi.eu

 

Tue 1st August 2017 at 3 pm Boat trip to Monola, the Sibelius' honeymoon destination

The trip will leave from Hotel Puustelli’s waterfront (Hovileirinkatu 3)

Guided by cellist Jussi Makkonen & pianist Nazig Azezian

Tickets €30 (incl. boat trip, concert, guide, exploring Monola, and soot pot coffee),

in advance: www.store.charmi.eu

Tue 1st August 2017 at 8 pm, In the footsteps of Sibelius dinner concert

Break Sokos Hotel Koli

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Table booking: Break Sokos Hotel Koli, tel. +358-20-1234662

Tue 22nd August 2017 at 5 pm, Sibelius concert

Restaurant Kappeli, Helsinki (Eteläesplanadi 1)

Art goes Kapakka festival

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

More information: www.artgoeskapakka.fi

 

Sat 26th August 2017 at 11.00 am, In the landscapes of Sibelius' honeymoon lunch concert

Hotel Puustelli, Lieksa (Hovileirinkatu 3)

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Tickets €10, in advance: www.store.charmi.eu

 

Tue 26th August 2017 at 12 am, Boat trip to Monola, the Sibelius' honeymoon destination

The trip will leave from Hotel Puustelli’s waterfront (Hovileirinkatu 3)

Guided by cellist Jussi Makkonen & pianist Nazig Azezian

Tickets €30 (incl. boat trip, concert, guide, exploring Monola, and soot pot coffee),

in advance: www.store.charmi.eu

SEPTEMBER

Thu 7th September 2017 at 7 pm, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Korundi House of Culture, Rovaniemi

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Tickets €20, www.korundi.fi

Fri 8th September 2017 at 6 pm, Finland 100 Anniversary Concert

Tottohalli, Muurola school, Rovaniemi

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Wed 13th September 2017 at 7 pm, Finland 100 Anniversary Concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Kehruuhuone, Lappeenranta

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Sari Kaasinen, poem singing

Male choir with Seppo Äikäs

Sun 24th September 2017 at 6 pm, Finland 100 Anniversary Concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR
Lauttasaari Church
Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

OCTOBER

Sat 14th October 2017 at 7 pm, Sibelius Inspiration concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Pre-Concert Lecture at 6 pm

Seattle, US

Seattle Pacific University, Nickerson Studios

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, film

http://www.finlandiafoundationseattle.com/

Tue 17th October 2017 at 7:30 pm, Sibelius Inspiration concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Portland, US

Nordic Northwest's Nordia House

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, film

https://www.scanheritage.org/upcoming-events

Sun 22nd October 2017 at 2:30 pm, Sibelius Inspiration concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

San Diego, US

Central Library

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, film

More information: https://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/news-events/concertseries

Thu 26th October 2017 at 7 pm, Sibelius Inspiration concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Denver, US

Bethany Lutheran Church

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

More information: https://finlandiafoundation.org/event/co-sibelius-inspiration/

Sun 29th October 2017 at 3 pm, Sibelius Inspiration concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

West Newton, US

The Nordic Hall/Scandinavian Cultural Center

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

More information: https://finlandiafoundation.org/event/ma-sibelius-inspiration/

NOVEMBER

Sun 5th November 2017 at 6 pm, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City, MEKSIKO

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, film

Thu 9th November 2017 at 5 pm, Centennial Forum PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Union Club, New York City, US

President Martti Ahtisaari's speech

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Tickets 150 $ available at www.finlandiafoundation.org/event/ny-sibelius-inspiration

The event is organized by American Friends of Crisis Management Initiative (CMI),

Finlandia Foundation National and Finland’s American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham)

Sat 11th November 2017 at 7 pm, Sibelius Inspiration concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Scandinavia House, New York City, US

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano 

Aira Vehaskari, film

http://www.scandinaviahouse.org/events/sibelius-inspiration/

Wed 15th November 2017 at 7 pm, Sibelius Inspiration concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Oulaisten musiikkiviikot (Oulainen Music Festival)

Juho Oksa School, Oulainen

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, film

More information: http://musiikkiviikot.fi/ohjelma/

Tickets: http://musiikkiviikot.fi/liput/

Thu 23rd November 2017 at 18, Platinum record concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Laurentius Hall, Lohja

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, film

Tickets: €10, www.netticket.fi

Mon 27th November 2017 at 7 pm, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR 

Matkailukeskus Kamana, Keuruu

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, film

Thu 30th November 2017 at 12 am Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Umeå University, Umeå, SWEDEN

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, film

DECEMBER

Fri 1st December 2017 at 6 pm, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Idun teatern, Umeå, SWEDEN

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, film

Sat 2nd December 2017 at 7 pm, Sibelius Inspiration multimedia concert PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Idun Teatern, Umeå, RUOTSI

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Aira Vehaskari, film

 

Wed 6th December 2017, Finland 100 Gala Dinner PLATINUM RECORD TOUR

Break Sokos Hotel Koli

Jussi Makkonen, cello & Nazig Azezian, piano

Maria Lund & band

Tickets and more information: www.sokoshotels.fi