Feel Helsinki: Anlan Fu, piano concert 1
Anlan was born in Espoo in 2006, and he began his piano studies at the age of five. Since 2016, he has studied at the Sibelius Academy’s Junior Academy under the tutelage of Hui-Ying Liu-Tawaststjerna. Anlan has participated in piano competitions all over Finland, most recently receiving a prize in the Helmi Vesa Competition in 2019. This summer, he will perform in music festivals in Mänttä and Lempäälä. On top of his normal school duties, Anlan dedicates his time playing in student matinees arranged by the Junior Academy and in his teacher’s class concerts. Besides solo piano, Anlan is also interested in chamber music.
In his two concerts, Anlan will play music from various eras by a range of composers, including Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Bartok, Rachmaninoff, as well as Finnish Rautavaara and Sibelius.
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C minor, WTK I (4’)
Beethoven: Sonata in C minor, op. 10 nro 1, osa I (6’)
Chopin: Two Mazurkas, op. 68, nro:t 2 & 3 (4’)
Bartók: Six Romanian Folk Dances (6’)
Feel Helsinki is a new urban festival for the whole family, taking place at the Helsinki Music Centre on 8 June. Uniarts Helsinki organises well over a thousand events for the public on a yearly basis, but Feel Helsinki is the first opportunity to enjoy the talents of the university’s students and alumni in one place through a day-long event. The festival has program that is especially tailored for children.
Feel Helsinki invites people to come together and engage all of their senses by enjoying food, wine, art and meaningful discussions. The main partner in the event is the Viini magazine, which will turn the Helsinki Music Centre into a hub of interesting pop-up restaurants, offering delicious menus.