II ERA OF AUTONOMY FESTIVAL
IN HELSINKI 21.–22.9.2013

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Saturday 21.9.

Karl von Drais’
the Laufmaschine (running machine’), 1818

Programme's planned by artistic director and pianist Marja Rumpunen.

Helsinki University Museum - Arppeanum (Snellmanninkatu 3)

George Dawe: Nikolai I

THE TIME OF REIGN OF NICHOLAS I OF RUSSIA IN FINLAND

2pm- a lecture by professor Matti Klinge in the auditorium. Free admission.

 

Helsingin Yliopistomuseo, Arppeanum, (Snellmanninkatu 3)

EXPOSITION OF THE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM'S PERMANENT COLLECTION AND NICHOLAS I OF RUSSIA PORTRET

3pm- open to public. Free admission.
Cafe Arppeanum is open from 12 till 4pm.

 

Sinebrychoff art museum (Bulevardi 40)

Helsinki Old Church

VIEW OF PETERSBURG

4pm- Henryk Bukowski (represented by Olavi Hautaniemi) will present Sylvester Feodosiyevich Shchedrin's ( 1791–1830) work ”View of Petersburg” and read his letters from Italy.

Music: String quartet by Luigi Schiatti (Italian composer lived in Russia in 1765–1790). European premiere. Performed by ensemble
`Soloists Of Catherine The Great`.

Entrance fee to the museum: 10 / 8 €.

 

 

Alexander theatre
(Bulevardi 23–27)

SAMOVAR TEA SALON

3 to 5pmSpecial place for the lovers of Russian literature in the foyer of Alexander theatre. Tea and snacks prepared by theatre’s restaurant, books to read and purchase from the Russian literature store. Two actresses: Eeva Putro and Anastasia Trizna will read fables of Russia's best known fabulist Ivan Krylov in Finnish and Russian.
Free admission.

Robert Henrik Rehbinder

SOIRÉE À SAINT PÉTERSBOURG

7pm, Alexander theatre (Bulevardi 23–27)
Evening will be hosted by the omen of russian romanticism, Romanov's tutor, friend of Pushkin and Gogol, poet Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky (represented by Jukka Voutilainen) and Secretary of State of Grand Duchy of Finland, Privy Counsellor, count Robert Henrik Rehbinder (represented by Joachim Wigelius). They will tell about Finnish, Swedish and Russian St.Petersburg.

Music from Petersburg, inter alia:
Johann Helmich Roman (1694–1758)
The Golovin Music — written for the crowning of
the Tsar Peter II.

G. Jarnovick
(Palermo 1745–1804, St.Petersburg)
Violin Concerto

Johan Fredrik Berwald
(1787–1861)
Duo for Violin and Piano

Joseph Fodor
(Paris 1752–1828, St.Petersburg)
String Quartet


Performed by St.Petersburg ensemble 'Soloists Of Catherine The Great':
artistic director Andrey Reshetin;
Evgeni Sviridov- violin;
Anna Dmitrieva- violin;
Andrei Penuygin- viola;
Anna Burtseva- cello;
Irina Potemkina harpsichord and

and Marja Rumpunen, fortepiano.

Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky

Ivan Tshernyshov (1834–1863)
'Zhenih iz dolgovogo otdelenija'
(Groom from the debt office)

One act comedy. In Finnish.
Performance includes parts from the comedies by Vladimir Sollogub (1813–1882) 'Tshinovnik' (Official) and 'Gorbun' (Humpback).
Translation and script by
Jukka Voutilainen.
CAST: Ivan Ivanovitsh STRELSKI, Rainer Kaunisto,
Nikolai Sergejevitsh NADIMOV, Joachim Wigelius,
Mihail Kuzmitsh LADYZHKIN, Jukka Voutilainen,
MARJA PETROVNA - Kaija Kiiski.

 

There will be waltz danced in the foyer of the theatre after the show.

Two intermissions.
Duration of the evening is about 3 hours.
Tickets 32/22 €
From Lippupalvelu and Alexander theatre.

 

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