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Two new works added to the Kirpilä Art Collection

Two new works added to the Kirpilä Art Collection

The Kirpilä Art Collection has acquired two new works of art: In the Garden by Minjee Hwang Kim, and one part of the series New flame of mine by Bogna Luiza Wiśniewska. Both pieces date from 2022 and were created for Kirpilä’s thirtieth anniversary exhibition. “The...

Summer opening hours

Summer opening hours

The Kirpilä Art Collection is open throughout the summer on Wednesdays at 2 pm–6 pm and on Sundays at 12 pm–4 pm, also after the Midsummer (juhannus) on Sunday 26 June. We look forward to seeing you! Guided tour in Finnish starts on Wednesdays at 2.30 pm and on...

30th anniversary exhibition Years that repeat their days

30th anniversary exhibition Years that repeat their days

The year 2022 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Kirpilä Art Collection. To celebrate its triennial jubilee, the Kirpilä Art Collection will host a contemporary art exhibition titled Years that repeat their days (In Finnish: Vuodet, jotka toistavat päivänsä). The...


Lied concert
Dec 11 @ 16:00 – 17:00
Lied concert

Christmas Lied concert by the Sibelius Academy:

Olivia Moss, soprano
Kumi Shimozaki, piano
Lotta Pylkäs, mezzo-soprano
Aino Heimonen, piano

Lotta Pylkäs & Aino Heimonen
Sibelius – Boulanger – Nyström – Pylkkänen

Mezzo-soprano Lotta Pylkäs and pianist Aino Heimonen formed a lied duo at the start of their studies at the Sibelius Academy, where they are tutored by Ilmo Ranta. Their teachers have included Heikki Pellinen, Gustav Djupsjöbacka, Collin Hansen, Keval Shah and Petteri Salomaa, and they have actively taken part in master classes given by Hartmut Höll, Daniel Fueter, Angelika Kirchschlager and Andreas Schmidt.

Lotta Pylkäs is studying classical vocal arts and musical theatre under the tutelage of Ulla Raiskio, Selina Sillanpää and Pauliina Kiuru. Aino Heimonen is studying piano under Antti Hotti and Naoko Ichihashi. Both members of the duo graduated from vocational education at Helsinki Conservatory in the spring of 2019.

Olivia Moss & Kumi Shimozaki
Schubert – Finzi

Olivia Moss and Kumi Shimozaki began their collaboration in late 2020 at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. While Olivia is originally from Britain and Kumi from Japan, they are both taking Master’s studies at the academy. They came second in the Helsinki Lied competition in October 2021. In August 2022, they gave a lied concert in the Sigyn Hall of Turku Conservatory under the title “Seasons of Life and Nature”.

Free entry. There are 40 seats available, which will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. We do not accept advance bookings but to reserve a seat, you may pick up a ticket at Kirpilä on the Sunday from 12 pm onwards.

We look forward to seeing you!

Photo: Lotta Pylkäs and Aino Heimonen

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