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Hooray! We are celebrating our 10-year anniversary in 2023! The celebrations will be themed around the future of arts.

Pia Siirala – Polar Voices

Polar Voices – Musical Encounters with the Songs of the Indigenous Peoples of north­eastern Siberia

Polar Voices is Pia Siirala’s 5th doctoral concert.

Pia Siirala’s compositions for string orchestra, Polar Voices and Ulita’s Walk, are inspired by the songs of north­eastern Siberian Chukchi, Koryak and Nivkh indigenous peoples. Ulita’s Walk will be given its world premiere during this concert.

This is the first time that an orchestra from Kosovo will appear in Finland.

The Kone Foundation is supporting this concert.


  • Pia Siirala: Ulita’s Walk
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony
  • Pia Siirala: Polar Voices


  • Ensemble XXI Kosovo
  • Lygia O’Riordan, Conductor

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15.9.2023 at 19:00


Temppeliaukion kirkko

Lutherinkatu 3

00100 Helsinki

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