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6.3.2021 at 2 pm

6.3.2021 at 7 pm



Strauss Concerts in the Finlandia Hall Saturday March 6, 2021

The festive tradition of the Strauss Concerts in the Finlandia Hall on March 6, 2021 at 2.00 pm and at 7.00 pm make a joyful start to the New Year.

The charismatic and charming Atso Almila conducts the orchestra which is combined by musicians from the Sibelius-Academy and Helsinki Sinfonietta. They bring joy and the first feelings of spring to the new year, through the music of the Strauss Dynasty’s enormous production.


The Strauss Concert is an important work opportunity for the artists.

We comply with the safety recommendations given by the authorities in the arrangements of the concerts

Atso Almila

Atso Almila

Atso Almila, composer, conductor was the professor of the orchestra- and the conducting education at the Sibelius Academy 2013-2019. In addition to being an internationally respected conductor, he is also a composer, columnist and opinion leader. Almila has composed seven operas but also five symphonies and a lot of other music.




Mari Palo

Mari Palo, soprano, is Master of music from the Sibelius-Academy. She is one of the foremost sopranos in Finland and she is a charismatic and excellent soloist who has made a brilliant career both in Finland and abroad. She is a frequent performer at the National Opera and in opera houses around the country. She has won several prices in different singing competitions.


Ville Rusanen

Ville Rusanen, baritone, Master of music from the Sibelius-Academy. He is known for having done many splendid and varied roles at the Finnish National Opera. He has performed broadly also abroad at prestigeous opera houses like La Scala in Milan, The Dutch National Opera and Opéra de Lyon to mention a few. Ville Rusanen also perofrms regularly at festivals around the world.

Ballet Finland performs in the dance sequences choreographed by the talented choreographer Ville Valkonen presently residing in Japan.


Finlandia Hall, Safety information




In cooperation with the Strauss Concerts, Clarion Hotel Helsinki offers accommodation at the price of 100 € / double room including breakfast, sauna and pool.

This price is valid between February 5 and 7, 2021.

Reservations with the code STRAUSS by telephone: +358 10 850 3820 or by e-mail: reservations.cl.helsinki@choice.fi