Biography

Vox vaakakuva.pngChoir Conductors and Artistic Directors

  • Master of Music Jaana Turunen 08/ 2017-
  • Master of Music Anna Pöyhönen (Kosola) 2015-2016 and 2017
  • MSc (Education) Mari Koistinen 2012-2014 and 2016

Concerts, Performances, Festivals, Competitions

2018

Ajan jalanjälkiä 201822.4. Ajan jalanjälkiä (Footsteps of Time) -concert at Kuopio city hall. Songs from Another Time that is Now. A cappella -music by Einojuhani Rautavaara, Mia Makaroff, Jussi Chydenius, Matthew Whittal, Eric Whitacre eg., dir. Jaana Turunen

26.5. Songs of Spring in local buses (an event organized by the city ofKuopio)

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29.-30.9. Still Life at ANTI Live Art Festival at the church of Pyhä Johannes. A site-specific performance installation by Signe Becker (NO), Rosalind Goldberg (SE) and Ingvild Langgård (NO).

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14.12., 16.12., 21.12. Story of Christmasas it has been told us during centuries. Christmas concerts at Kuopio Cathedral, Vehmersalmi Church and Suonenjoki church. Christmas a cappella music by Sergei Rachmaninov, Morten Lauridsen, Michael Praetorius, Bob Chilcott, Merzi Rajala, Ilmo Riihimäki, Jari Levy, Ahti Sonninen, Piae Cantiones eg., dir. Jaana Turunen

2017

8.1. Äänien taikaa – jouluinen lumo -christmas concert at Maaninka church together with Ilonsäteet Childrens Choir, dir. Mari Koistinen

28.5. Musiikkimatka maailman ympäri (a Musical Trip around the World) -concert at Kuopio City Hall, dir. Anna Pöyhönen

30.5. Musiikkimatka maailman ympäri (a Musical Trip around the World) -concert  with Äidin ääni (Mother’s Voice) Choir at Siilinjärvi, dir. Anna Pöyhönen

10.6. Chorus Review at Tampere Vocal Music Festival, dir.  Anna Pöyhönen

Requiem 20174.11. Requiem – memoriam day concert in the Cathedral of Kuopio. Maurice Duruflé: Requiem; Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei, Sure On This Shining Night; Eric Whitacre: Lux Aurumque, Sleep. Vox Polaris, Jaana Turunen (conductor), Anu Pulkkinen (organ), Annastiina Tahkola (mezzosoprano), Valtteri Tuomikoski (baritone)

25.11. Flash Mobs with christmas music at Sokos Department Store

25.11. Opening the christmas season at Kuopio Market Square (christmas music)

9.12. Christmas music in local buses (an event organized by the city of Kuopio)

2016

1.5. Jazz a cappella on May 1st brunch at Hotel Rauhalahti, dir. Anna Pöyhönen

16.5. I got rhythm -concert at Raittiustalo hall, Kuopio with Kuopion Tanhuujat Kasareikka -dance group and a Jazz Trio: Elina Kemppainen piano, Jaakko Pöyhönen rummut, Tatu Back basso, dir. Anna Pöyhönen

13.12. Äänien taikaa – jouluinen lumo -christmas concert at Pyhän Johanneksen kirkko -church, dir. Mari Koistinen

25.12. Midnight Mass at Kuopio Cathedral

2015

19.5. Rakkautta kaikkialla (Love Everywhere) -concert together with Campus Quartett  at Kuopio City Hall, dir. Anna Kosola

24.10. Lyökäämme käsi kätehen (Hand in Hand) -concert together with the male choir Kuopio-Kvartetti at Kuopio City Hall, dir. Anna Pöyhönen (former Kosola)

2014

29.3. Sounds of better world -concert with a jazz trio at Kuopio City Hall, dir. Mari Koistinen

30.3. Sounds of better world -concert with a jazz trio at Kiuruvesi, dir. Mari Koistinen

23.11. Rakkaudesta jouluun (Christmas with Love) -concert together with Campus Quartett at Kuopio City Hall, dir. Mari Koistinen

 

2013

7.3. Winter War Memorial Concert at Kuopio Cathedral

21.5. Concert with Campus Quartett at Kuopio City Hall, dir. Mari Koistinen

2.10. Concert of Finnish Choir Music together with Kuopio Music High School Choir at Kuopio Music Center Chamber Music Hall, dir. Mari Koistinen

2012

31.8. Performances during the Night of Art -event at Old Kuopio Museum and Shopping Center Minna

25.-30.9. Night tripper at ANTI Live Art Festival on the island of Karhonsaari

24.11. The First Concert at Kuopio City Hall, dir. Mari Koistinen. Jazz trio: Aleksi Liukko (piano), Ari-Pekka Kauppinen (bass), Risto Takala (drums)