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22.4.2022
19:30
Lippu.fi
Basic ticket 29 €
Students, retirees 24 €

PJK Big Band & Pepe Ahlqvist perform in the same concert. Duration 2 h 45 min, intermission.

26.4.2022
14:00
Lippu.fi 10 €

Duration 1 hour

27.4.2022
14:00
Lippu.fi 10 €

Duration 1 hour

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra:

Last Dance – New Music for Jazz Orchestra by Ed Partyka

Album release concerts

 

Conductor Ed Partyka

Fri 22nd April 2022 at 7:30 pm // Sellosali, Espoo

Tue 26th April 2022 at 2 pm // Vuotalo, Helsinki

Wed 27th April 2022 at 2 pm // Malmitalo, Helsinki


22.4.2022
19:30
Lippu.fi
Basic ticket 29 €
Students, retirees 24 €

PJK Big Band & Pepe Ahlqvist perform in the same concert. Duration 2 h 45 min, intermission.

26.4.2022
14:00
Lippu.fi 10 €

Duration 1 hour

27.4.2022
14:00
Lippu.fi 10 €

Duration 1 hour

Audience safety at the concerts >>

Album release concerts x 3!

Last Dance – New Music for Jazz Orchestra by Ed Partyka. Compositions and arrangements by Ed Partyka, artistic director and chief conductor of the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra, tailored to the expanded composition of the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra.

On this album UMO’s expanded instrumentation consists of an acoustic rhythm section, five trumpets, French horn, three trombones, tuba and all five saxophone players doubling admirably on a wide variety of woodwind instruments, from flute to contrabass clarinet (and almost everything in-between). Thanks to this impressive array of instruments in the hands of the outstanding musicians of UMO, the soundscape of the album is lush and fervent and Partyka’s sonorous voicings and rich harmonies provide a warm and luxurious orchestral cushion for melancholy melodies and expressive improvised solos.

The album was created in the exceptional circumstances forced by the pandemic and was recorded in Helsinki in the autumn of 2020.

More detailed information about the Last Dance >>

Photo: Janne Tarmio

Other concerts

Heikki S. von Hertzen Memorial Concert: Osmo Ikonen Band feat. UMO Helsinki Horns
Mon
26th Sep 2022 at 7 pm
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Linda Fredriksson & UMO Helsinki: Agatha 2 by Kerkko Koskinen
Wed
28th Sep 2022 at 7 pm
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Hietalahti Soi: UMO Helsinki Ensemble & Tango Alakulo – Collective Urban Tango
Sat
1st Oct 2022 at 7 pm
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Aili Ikonen feat. UMO Helsinki
Wed
5th Oct 2022 at 6 pm
Thu
6th Oct 2022 at 7 pm
Fri
7th Oct 2022 at 7 pm
Mon
10th Oct 2022 at 7 pm
Thu
13th Oct 2022 at 7 pm
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UMO Helsinki feat. Guillermo Klein: Tango ARG–FIN
Thu
27th Oct 2022 at 7 pm
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Tampere Jazz Happening: UMO Helsinki plays Ritual Dances with Stefan Pasborg (DK)
Fri
4th Nov 2022 at 8 pm
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Theo Bleckmann (GER) feat. Oulu Symphony Orchestra & UMO Helsinki
Wed
9th Nov 2022 at 7 pm
Thu
10th Nov 2022 at 7 pm
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UMO Helsinki & Pink Twins feat. Kadi Vija play Twin Peaks – Music of Angelo Badalamenti & David Lynch
Thu
24th Nov 2022 at 7 pm
Fri
25th Nov 2022 at 7 pm
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UMO Helsinki – The Nutcracker Suite
Thu
8th Dec 2022 at 7 pm
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Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra & UMO Helsinki: May Day Matinee
Mon
1st May 2023 at 12 pm
Mon
1st May 2023 at 2 pm
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