Free online concerts in March

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LIVE STREAM: Jimi Tenor & UMO Helsinki: Terra Exotica

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LIVE STREAM: UMO Helsinki: Awakening – New Music for Jazz Orchestra

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LIVE STREAM: UMO Helsinki: Frozen Petals

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ON DEMAND: UMO Helsinki Ensemble – Tribute to Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers

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ON DEMAND: HPO & UMO Helsinki: Clarinet Heroes (and a Lonely Trombone Player)

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UMO and The Finnish Big Band Association organise a reformed composition contest

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CANCELLED: UMO Helsinki & Veronica Swift (US)

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Music of Haarla, Heinilä, Kasurinen & Rönkä

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New album ‘Music of Haarla, Heinilä, Kasurinen & Rönkä’ challenges conventions of big band music with timeless flair

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ONLINE CONCERT: UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra: The Nutcracker Suite

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Concert cancellations November 2020 – March 2021

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Open Rehearsals

How are the rehearsals of a professional big band like? What kind of final touch-ups are made to the programme before the premiere?

Come and hear for yourself at UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra´s rehearsal hall at Helsinki’s Cable Factory. In UMO Helsinki´s open rehearsals you will witness how the programme gets crystallised and the orchestra’s sound unified. As the rehearsals are kept as authentic as possible, certain parts and passages may be honed a number of times. A conductor will also be present at the rehearsals, directing the orchestra toward the desired sound.

Open rehearsals are organised approximately eight times a year and they are free and open for all. Follow UMO Helsinki´s Facebook events and official website concert calendar and join us!

You can also inquire about special sessions for groups (of 40-70 persons), such as school classes.

Further information and inquiries:
Valtteri Pokela
Audience Outreach & Project Producer
valtteri@umohelsinki.fi
+358 44 512 5578