Welcome to the Strauss Concerts at the Finlandia Hall on January 5, 2022 at 7.00 pm and on January 6, 2022 at 2 pm!

Concert Schedule

January 5, 2022 at 7.00 pm
January 6, 2022 at 2.00 pm

The duration of the concerts is approx. 2,5 hrs. incl. intermission.

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The New Year starts with Strauss Concerts in the Finlandia Hall

The festive tradition of the Strauss Concerts in the Finlandia Hall on January 5 at 7 pm and on January 6 at 2 pm makes a joyful start to the New Year.

The charismatic and charming professor Atso Almila conducts the acclaimed Lohja City Orchestra and together they bring joy and the first feelings of spring of the year.

The dance performances during the Strauss concerts are done by the talented choreographer Ville Valkonen and Balett Finland.

Atso Almila

Atso Almila

Atso Almila was during 2013-2019 the professor of the orchestra- and conducting education at the Sibelius Academy. In addition to being an internationally respected conductor, he is also a composer, columnist and opinion leader. Almila has composed not only operas but also 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.


Kristian Lindroos

Kristian Lindroos, baritone, bachelor of music from the Sibelius-Academy. He has also studied with Sherman Lowe in Venice and at the Accademia del bel canto also in Italy. Kristian is a third-generation opera singer. He won the Lappeenranta singing competition in 2016.


In cooperation with the Strauss Concerts, Clarion Hotel Helsinki offers accommodation at the price of 100 € / double room (90 € / sgl room) including breakfast, sauna and pool.

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