The Loviisa Sibelius Festival

The Music Container

THE MUSIC CONTAINER – Container concerts prior to the Loviisa Sibelius Festival 2018

Sample the taste of the International Chamber Music Festival by attending our container concerts, which take place on four consecutive Saturdays, starting on August 4th. The concerts are free and will be held in Ankkaripuisto, the park area between Mannerheiminkatu and Kuningattarenkatu or in  the market place, on 4th August also at Laivasilta.


Sat 4th Aug at 10.30 am Ankkuripuisto
The Uusimaa-quartet
“Music pearls for a string quartet”: Sibelius, Mozart, Strauss
Kaisa Ivars, violin, Tanja Kortman, violin, Heidi Ketola, viola, Tuure Paalanen, cello

Sat 4th Aug at 11.30 am Laivasilta Marina
The Uusimaa-quartet gives the concert  “Songs from the sea” as part of the event Loviisa Peace Forum

Sat 11th Aug at 10.30 am & 11.30 am Loviisa Market Place
Ocarina children choir with conductor Mia Makaroff, Taru Ritavesi, piano

Sat 18th Aug at 10.30 am & 11.30 am Ankkuripuisto
Juha Hostikka & Saarikoski-quartet
“Merikanto 150 years”
Mauri Saarikoski, violin, Elina Mieskolainen, violin, Heidi Ketola, viola, Tuure Paalanen, cello

Sat 25th Aug at 10.30 & 11.30
Allegros String Quartet
“Finnish master composers Sibelius, Kuula, Rautavaara”
Pia Pelkonen, violin, Elina Eirola, violin, Jussi-Matti Haavisto, viola, Jan Cibulka, cello

The Music Container concerts are arranged jointly by the music institute in Loviisa and the Loviisa Sibelius Festival.

Further information:
Johanna Lönnfors, Porvoo Music Institute, tel. +358 40 489 9582
Agneta Longhurst, Loviisa Cultural Services, tel. +358 440 555 354

All programs subject to change and weather conditions.