Fr. 21.2.2014

Fr 21.2. Motion Trio

Motion trio

The trio’s only concert in Finland

Central Ostrobothnia Conservatory 19.00
Pitkänsillankatu / Långbrogatan 16

Photos (Anne Yrjänä)


Janusz Wojtarowicz accordion
Pawel Baranek accordion
Marcin Galazyn accordion

Motion trio is an accordion experience in which musical expression and technical virtuosity come together seamlessly to create a sound like no other. The Polish trio’s radiant and captivating performances have made strong and diverse impressions throughout the music world.

The trio has performed in 36 different countries and in the most highly-regarded musical arenas, including New York City’s Carnegie Hall, The Barbican in London and the Wiener Konzerthaus. The trio has shared the stage with, among others, Bobby McFerrin, Michael Nyman and Krzysztof Penderecki. Motion trio has been awarded the German Schallplatten Critic’s Prize. The trio’s only concert in Finland will take place in Kokkola.

Admission 20/10 €

Motion Trio


Fr 21.2. Hehkumo & Pauli Hanhiniemi

Central Ostrobothnian Conservatory 21.00

Pitkänsillankatu / Långbrogatan 16
Photos (Anne Yrjänä)


Pauli Hanhiniemi voice, guitar
Anne-Mari Kivimäki 5-row accordion, Notka accordion, organ, tambourine, voice
Antti Paalanen 1- och 3- row accordion, Notka accordion-organ
Juppo Paavola percussion
Ville Rauhala double bass, voice
Mika Virkkala mandolin, octave mandolin, violin, altviolin
Samuli Volanto sound engineering

Hehkumo combines into a solid unit domestic folk music with elements from popular music. The result is intense, modern music. This combination of old and new creats an inspiring and enchanting atmosphere in which to create. Under such circumstances an original approach to music-making takes root. The orchestra has released three studio albums, the Anna-Liisa musical soundtrack, Gaps in the Story and Memories of the Future.

Pauli Hanhiniemi is best known from the Kolmas Nainen and Pauli Haniniemen orchestras; Perunateatteri and Hehkumo. Besides these, he appears with the bassist Ville Rauhala in the composition Hanhiniemi-Rauhala MAD. He has shown ability as a lyrisist, composer and producer within the film and television world. He received the Juha Vainio Prize in 2000 for his work as a Finnish lyrics composer. Hanhiniemi was chosen for the prize because of his lengthy career and his status as one of Suomi-rock’s cornerstones.

Admission 20 / 10 €

Pe 21.2. Säveliä senioreille

Sorry, this entry is only available in Finnish and Swedish.

Fr 21.2. Rautawaara Club

Corner’s Pub 23.00

Torikatu/Torggatan 24
Photos (Anne Yrjänä)

A pub concert without limits, with everything from folk music via rhythm music to classical. On the stage appears music professors and students from the Central Ostrobothnia Conservatory and Centria college. Get out and enjoy it. A message to the audience: you’re not getting any younger.

Admision 5 €

  • Pääyhteistyökumppanit

    Opetus ja kulttuuriministeriö
  • Yhteistyökumppanit

    Actilife, AlfaTV, Centria, City-Kokkola, FinnFami, Keski-Pohjanmaan Kamariorkesteri, K.H. Renlundin museo, Kokkolan Jymy, Kokkolan Latu, Kulkurirunot, Lipputoimisto, Mediakeskus LIME, Pietarsaaren kaupunki, Pränttärit, Suomen harmonikkaliitto, Visit Kokkola, YLE, YTN
  • Tukijat

    Asunto Björndahl, Oy Autoliike Nystedt Bilaffär Oy, Canorama, Dahl Linjetrafik Ab, Drake Arts Center, Firma FootPrint Harriet Jossfolk-Furu, Grano Oy, Halpa-Halli, Harmonikkamyynti Dynamis, Hotel Kokkola, Hotelli Nukkumatti, Ab HUR Oy, Huusholli keittiöt, Keliber, Keski-Pohjanmaan kulttuurirahasto, KIP Service Oy, Kokko-Dent, Kokkolan LVIS-palvelu Oy, Kokkolan Matkatoimisto Oy, Kokkolan Satama, Konstsamfundet, Kukkakauppa Mari Havia, Kuljetusliike Lindgren Oy, Modus Musiikki, Musiikkiliike Kokkolan Laitevälitys Oy, Näkömestari Oy, Power Kokkola, Rani-Plast, Rauanheimo, Rosso, Sokos Hotel Kaarle, Stiftelsen Kulturfonden för Gamlakarlebynejden r.f., Svenska Kulturfonden.
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