Forever and ever
Music for the end of time
Thomas Adès String Quartet No. 1 (“Arcadiana”)
Olivier Messiaen “Quatuor pour la fin du temps”
Kosuke Yoshikawa - Violin
Richard Polle - Violin
Lydia Rinecker - Viola
Senja Rummukainen - Violoncello
Christoph Korn - Clarinet
Enrico Palascino - Violin
Peter Albrecht - Violoncello
Anano Gokieli - Piano
Senja Rummukainen - Violoncello
Senja Rummukainen (1994) was awarded the 1st prize in the Finnish National Cello Competition 2014 in Turku and 2015 she was a finalist in the international Guilhermina Suggia Prize competition. In 2019 she was a finalist in the prestigious Tchaikovsky competition. Senja is a known guest at various music festivals such as the Naantali Music Festival, Turku Music Festival, Kauniainen Music Festival, Oulu Music Festival Grieg in Bergen Festival and RUSK Chamber Music Festival. She was the Young Artist of the Year at the Korsholm Music Festival in 2015 and since 2016 she has been part of the ”Young Chamber Musicians”-program at the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival.
Rummukainen has played as a soloist with orchestras such as the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, Vaasa City Orchestra, Joensuu Orchestra, Pori Sinfonietta, Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música, Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen. She has made recordings for YLE.
Rummukainen is an active chamber musician and her chamber music partners have included Pekka Kuusisto, Jaakko Kuusisto, Elina Vähälä, Cecilia Zilliacus, Niek de Groot, Lise Berthaud, Jennifer Frautchi and Oliver Triendl, to name a few. In 2017 she became the 2nd principal cellist of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. She has also been guest principal cellist in the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Senja is one of the artistic directors of the Chamber Summer Festival in Helsinki.
Senja Rummukainen is currently finishing her master studies at the Universität der Künste Berlin with Professor Jens-Peter Maintz. Her previous teachers have been Taru Aarnio, Marko Ylönen, Young-Chang Cho and Truls Mørk. Senja has participated masterclasses with professors such as David Geringas, Reinhard Latzko and Wolfgang Boettcher.
She has been supported by The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Wihuri Foundation, Kordelin Foundation, Paulo Foundation, Lehtinen Foundation, Pro Musica Foundation and the Wegelius Foundation. Currently she plays a cello by Stefano Scarampella (1897), generously loaned to her by Jorma Panula.
Thu 19 March 2020 - 7.30 pm silent green Kulturquartier
- € 20
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Route directions & parking location
silent green Kulturquartier
silent green Kulturquartier is easy to reach on public transport:
Buses M27, 247 to Nettelbeckplatz/S-Wedding + 5 minutes walk, 120 to Gerichtstraße + 5 minutes walk
Underground U6 to Wedding + 5 minutes walk or U9 to Leopoldplatz + 7 minutes walk
S-Bahn (city railway) S41, S42 to Wedding + 5 minutes walk
Access by car is along Müllerstraße. There are only limited possibilities for parking in the streets nearby.
silent green Kulturquartier is fully accessible via the main entrance. A disabled toilet is also available.
Coats can be handed in free of charge at the cloakrooms in the entrance foyer.
There is no fixed dress code for concerts by the RSB. Depending on your taste and how you feel most comfortable, you can attend in suit or evening gown, or in jeans and a T-shirt, for example.
The MARS Kitchen & Bar beside the domed hall serves diverse dishes on a daily basis, as well as coffee and cake: always fresh and delicious, with many vegetarian or vegan options. In the evenings, the kitchen turns into a bar, in which sweet and savoury snacks are also sold, including daily specials – as long as supplies last.
Should you arrive late to a concert of chamber music, please wait until a break between two movements or two pieces and then take a seat very quietly (no allocated seating).
At concerts of chamber music, programmes will be provided free of charge upon admission – as long as stocks last.