Music in the churches of Helsinki 22 November 2014 – 6 January 2015

Concerts in the Finnish-speaking parishes

Christmas carols in the Finnish-speaking parishes

Concerts in the Swedish-speaking parishes

Christmas carols in the Swedish-speaking parishes

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Concerts in the Finnish-speaking parishes


SATURDAY 22.11.

Piano Concert at 4 pm in Oulunkylä church. Joel Papinoja, piano. Free entry, program fee.

Yui Katada’s choral conducting concert at 6 pm in Kallio church. Free entry.

Concert at 6 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Cantabile-kuoro choir, cond. Juha Kuivanen. Music by Eric Whitacre and Jaakko Mäntyjärvi. Ticket 12 / 10 e.

Helsinginkadun Filharmonikot orchestra, Autumn Concert at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Cond. Veli-Antti Koivuranta, soloist Juhani Lagerspetz, piano. Igor Stravinsky: Introduction of Petrushka ballet; Selim Palmgren: Piano concerto no. 2 op. 33; Anton Webern: Five Pieces for orchestra op. 10; Jean Sibelius: Symphony no. 4 in E minor op. 63. Ticket 15 / 10 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu and at the entrance.


SUNDAY 23.11.

Afternoon Concert at 3 pm in Oulunkylä church. Katja Mäkiö, mezzo soprano, Lassi Kouvo and Emma Teronen, piano. Music by J.S. Bach, Frédéric Chopin, Aleksander Skrjabin, Jules Massenet and others. Free entry, program 5 e.

Concert at 6 pm in Lauttasaari church. Hannu Holma, vocals, Marjukka Andersson, organ and piano. Free entry, program 10 e.

Jukka Kankainen: Organ Mass at 6 pm in Malmi church. Heikki Poutanen, organ, Missiokuoro choir. Free entry.

Joel Hallikainen, Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Pitäjänmäki church. Ticket 15 e at the entrance. The concert lasts 1 h 20 min.

Charity Concert at 6 pm in Helsinki Cathedral. Performers: Seija Ylitalo, Ida Elina, Anita Lindgren, Lauluyhtye Suora lähetys vocal ensemble, Olli Helenius, Hanna-Maria Helenius, Pekka Simojoki, Harri & Tea and Tuula & Valfrid. Arr. Saalem Pentecostal church and Helsingin tuomiokirkkoseurakunta Lutheran parish. Free entry, collection for education of Romanian children.


TUESDAY 25.11.

Traditional Autumn Concert at 6 pm in crypt of Helsinki Cathedral. Orchestra, choir and groups of music classes of the school Kruununhaan yläaste. Free entry.

Charity Concert at 6.30 pm in Kannelmäki church. Free entry, program 10 e. The proceeds go to charity.

Student Concert at 6.30 pm in Roihuvuori church. Students of East Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry.

Helsingin Naispoliisilaulajat female choir, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Lauttasaari church. Cond. Riikka Pellinen. Free entry, program 10 e.

Helsinki Symphonic Winds, Concert at 7 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Cond. Kaapo Ijas, soloist Stefan Stanciu, panpipe. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition. Ticket 10 / 5 e.

Charity Concert at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. The Finnish Club choir, Helsingin Työväen Orkesteri orchestra, Balalaikkaorkesteri Kalinka balalaika orchestra, Essi Luttinen, Tanja Savijoki, Sirkka Parviainen, Marko Suihkonen and Tuukka Säily, vocals, Tapio Tiitu, organ. Arr. Helsingin Sydänkuntoutujat ry. Free entry, program 15 e.

Oratorio Studio Concert at 7 pm in The Old Church. Vocal students of Sibelius Academy, rehearsed by Aulikki Eerola and Ilmari Räikkönen. Pianist Ilmari Räikkönen. Free entry.


WEDNESDAY 26.11.

Improvisation Concert at 10.30 am in Temppeliaukio church. Sid Hille, piano. Free entry.

Music Matiné at 1 pm in Malmi church. André Hongell, cello, Sharafat Hongell, piano. Free entry.

Sing Along (in Finnish) at 4 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Patriotic and sacred songs, Christmas carols, hymns. Opera singer Jyrki Anttila, vocals, Tapio Tiitu, organ. Arr. Uudenmaan lottaperinneyhdistys ry. Free entry.


THURSDAY 27.11.

Sing Along (in Finnish) at 2 pm in Herttoniemenranta chapel. Hosted by Kirsi Lemponen, Juha-Matti Tikkanen, prayers. Coffe from 1.30 pm. Free entry.

Camille Saint-Saëns: Christmas Oratorio at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Kamarikuoro Phonic chamber choir, string orchestra, vocal soloists, harpist, organist. Arr. North Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry, program 10 e.


FRIDAY 28.11.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Munkkivuori church. Helsingin Kannelkuoro choir, cond. Lenne Mitt, Kaisa Sidoroff, organ. Free entry, program 8 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. John’s Church. Vesa-Matti Loiri and Peter Lerchen orkesteri orchestra. Ticket 37,50 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu, 40 e at the entrance.

Antti Tuisku, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in The Old Church. Ticket 27,50 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu.

Samuli Edelmann, Christmas Concert at 7.30 pm in Kallio church. Ticket 27,50 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu and at the entrance.


SATURDAY 29.11.

Christmas Music at 11 am in parish home of Torpparinmäki Quarter House. Free entry.

Carol Concert at noon in Malmi church. Malmin kantaattikuoro choir, cond. Heikki Poutanen. Free entry.

Concert for Families at 1 pm in Viikki church. Pihlajanmarjat-kuoro choir, Kira-Mia Tuisku, Marjasisko Varha, Satu Nyman, flute. Free entry.

Hosanna! at 2 pm in Kallio church. Advent hymns sung together (in Finnish), hosted by Jari Arjoranta and Tuomas Heikkilä. Free entry.

Advent Concert at 3 pm in Munkkivuori church. Pepe Willberg and Annika Eklund, vocals, acc. Pekka Rautio and Kaisa Sidoroff, choir and instrumental group of the schools Munkkivuoren ala-aste and Munkkiniemen ala-aste. Arr. Lions club Munkkivuori. Free entry, program 15 e. The proceeds go to charity.

Charity Concert at 4 pm in Lauttasaari church. Children of Sälen kielikylpypäiväkoti kindergarten, Duo Lumottaret: Leena Saarinen, vocals, and Susanna Pajukangas, piano. Jonas Genberg, guitar and vocals, Juana Rönneberg, double bass, Eveliina Heikkala, flute and vocals, students of Lauttasaari Music Institute. Free entry, program 10 e. Collection for charity.

Advent Concert at 4.30 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Helsingin Liikennelaitoksen Mieslaulajat male choir. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 8 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Major Big Band and vocal quartet. Free entry, collection for charity.


SUNDAY 30.11.

Christmas Concert at 3 pm in Huopalahti church. Kallion Laulu choir, cond. Tomas Takolander. Free entry, program 12 e (coffee included).

Advent Concert at 4 pm and at 7 pm in St. John’s Church. Viipurin Lauluveikot male choir, cond. Urpo Rauhala, soloist Ville Rusanen, Pétur Sakari, organ. Ticket 20 e.

Advent Concert at 4 pm in Pihlajamäki church. Pihlajamäen kirkonkuoro choir, cond. Timo Olli. Free entry.

Christmas Music at 6 pm in Alppila church. Sairaanhoitajalaulajat female choir, cond. Silja Kulo, Femail Singers, cond. Iida Olsson. Free entry, program 10 / 5 e.

Advent Concert at 6 pm in Helsinki Cathedral. The chamber choir Viva vox, soloists Laura Salovaara and Inka Kinnunen, soprano, Seppo Nousiainen, tenor, and Risto Pulkamo, baritone, Musici Cathedralis instrumental ensemble, cond. Seppo Murto. Cantatas by D. Buxtehude and J.S. Bach. Ticket 15 / 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. Pekka Laukkarinen trio. Free entry, program 5 e.

Armas Maasalo: Advent Vesper at 6 pm in Kallio church. Kallion Kantaattikuoro choir, cantor Tommi Niskala, liturgy Marja Kotakorpi, word Riitta Männistö. Free entry.

Advent Concert at 6 pm in Kannelmäki church. Chamber orchestra, string orchestra and string and cello groups of West Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry.

Lauluyhtye Aikamiehet vocal ensemble, Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Laajasalo church. Free entry, program fee.

Tuomo Nikkola: Advent Vesper at 6 pm in Lauttasaari church. Lauttasaaren Kirkon Kamarikuoro chamber choir, cond. Marjukka Andersson. We'll sing the Hosanna hymn together. Free entry.

Concert at 6 pm in Malmi church. Outi Aro-Heinilä, organ. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Meilahti church. Soloists of the Finnish National Opera, instrumental ensemble. Ticket 20 e from the ticket office Lippupiste and at the entrance.

Mikaelinkuoro choir, the 25th Anniversary Concert at 6 pm in St. Michael’s Church. Mikaelinkuoro choir, Osmo Honkanen, organ. Music by Telemann, Lotti, Bach, Honkanen, Grimm and others. We’ll sing the Hosanna hymn together. Free entry, program 5 e.

Armas Maasalo: Advent Vesper at 6 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Paavalinkirkon kuoro choir, cond. Seppo Välimäki, Elina Koivisto, liturgy. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Pitäjänmäki church. Hanna Ekola, vocals, Kai Jämsä, guitar and vocals, Virpi Salo, piano. Free entry, program 15 e.

Advent Music at 6 pm in Roihuvuori church. Kamarikuoro Cantiamo chamber choir, cond. Hannele Filppula, Katariina Kopsa, organ, Anja Nurminen, liturgy. Among others: Juhani Haapasalo’s Advent Vesper. Free entry, collection for charity.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Viikki church. Opera singers Maria Kettunen and Jyrki Korhonen. Free entry, program 5 e.

Traditional Advent Concert at 6 pm in Vuosaari church. Helsingin Lauluveljet male choir, cond. Viive Mäemets. Free entry, program 10 e (including mulled wine).

Advent Concert at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Helsingin Laulu choir, cond. Hanna Remes. Arr. Helsingin Laulu ry and Lions Club Helsinki / Floorankenttä. Ticket 15 / 12 e.

Concert at 7 pm in The Old Church. Brevis Nova -kuoro choir, cond. Matti Rankala, Lähdekuoro choir, cond. Matti Turunen, Kameleonttikuoro choir, cond. Veera Voima. Host Leena Broman. Arr. Kansan Raamattuseura and Helsingin tuomiokirkkoseurakunta parish. Free entry.


MONDAY 1.12.

Advent Concert at 7 pm in Helsinki Cathedral. Cantores Minores boys’ choir and CM Alumnikuoro choir, cond. Hannu Norjanen. Ticket 6,50–27,50 e (numbered rows) from the ticket office Lippupalvelu, 15 / 10 / 5 e at the entrance. The concert lasts about 1 h 15 min.

Folk Songs at 7 pm in Oulunkylä church. Chamber orchestra of North-West Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry.

We Jazz 2014: Timo Lassy & Higher Ground at 7 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Saxophonist Timo Lassy and Higher Ground gospel choir, Henri Mäntylä, piano, Zarkus Poussa, percussion. Ticket 25,50 / 15 e from the ticket office Tiketti.


TUESDAY 2.12.

Sing Along (in Finnish) at 1 pm in crypt of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. Free entry.

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star at 5 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Music play groups of the Music Institute of Central Helsinki. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Malmi church. Resonaari Group -yhtye ensemble. Arr. Lions Club Malmittaret. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 6.30 pm in Östersundom church. Helsingin Naispoliisilaulajat female choir and choir of the school Sakarinmäen koulu. Arr. Lions Club Sipoo / Meri-Sibbo. Free entry.

Festive Concert at 7 pm in Roihuvuori church. The 50th anniversary concert of East Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry.

Carol Evening at 7 pm in the Suomenlinna church. Carols sung together (in Finnish), acc. by an organist. Also organ and flute music. Evening prayer. Free entry and program

Christmas Twinkle at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Instrumental groups and soloists of the Music Institute of Central Helsinki. Free entry.


WEDNESDAY 3.12.

Christmas Carols at 1 pm in Maunula church. Deaconess Elisa Hapuli, pastor Raivo Savik, cantor Maija Pesonen-Kareinen, Maunulan kirkon musiikkiryhmä music group, Epiphany carol singers. Coffee. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Munkkivuori church. Jonna Imeläinen and Maria Kuivinen, soprano, Markku Nurminen, organ and piano. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 6.30 pm in Herttoniemi church. Vocal students of East Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry.

Symphony Concert at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Valkotakit chamber orchestra, soloist Justas Stasevskij, piano. W.A. Mozart: Piano concerto no. 24 in c minor, K. 491; L. Beethoven: Symphony no. 1 in C Major p. 21. Ticket 10 / 5 e at the entrance.


THURSDAY 4.12.

Sing Along (in Finnish) at 10 am in parish home of Kannelmäki church. Hosted by Anne Myllylä. Coffee. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6.30 pm in Laajasalo church. Young instrumentalists of East Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry.

Christmas Jazz at 7 pm in Huopalahti church. Mariah Hortans, vocals, Mathias Sandberg, guitar. Free entry.

Lauri Tähkä, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. John’s Church. Ticket 25 e + delivery costs from the ticket office Lippupiste. 20 % of the proceeds go to charity.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Arr. the school Helsingin Suomalainen Yhteiskoulu. Free entry, program 10 / 5 e.

Advent Concert at 7 pm in The Old Church. Vox Urbana -sekakuoro choir, cond. Evi Kant, soloist soprano Sari Savunen, acc. Leena Julin. Free entry, program 10 e.


FRIDAY 5.12.

Christmas Concert at 5.30 pm and at 7 pm in Alppila church. Kallio Music School. Free entry.

Concert at 6 pm in Kannelmäki church. Violin students of Avonia Music Institute with their teacher Minja Pentti, accompanied by Esa Ylivaara. Free entry.

Church Festival at 6 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Viipurin Lauluveikot male choir, cond. Urpo Rauhala, Helsingin Sotaveteraanikuoro war veteran choir, cond. Reijo Pajamo, Tapio Tiitu, organ. Host Reijo Pajamo. Music by Kuusisto, Sibelius, Madetoja and others. Ticket 10 e.

Charity Concert at 7 pm in Meilahti church. Performers: singer, actress Reetta Ristimäki, baritone Jorma Elorinne, baritone Jukka Romu, tenor Aki Alamikkotervo, soprano Leena Reinmann, soprano Outi Kähkönen, Grande Diva Ritva Auvinen, soprano Sirkka Parviainen, organist Anna-Maija Virtanen and pianist Jari Hiekkapelto. Ticket 20 / 10 e at the entrance.

Concert at 7 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Korsuorkesteri orchestra. Free entry, program 15 e

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Puotila chapel. Elina Vettenranta, vocals, Janne Maarala, piano. Free entry, program 10 e.

Jippu, Christmas Concert at 8 pm in Kallio church. Ticket 22 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu.


SATURDAY 6.12.

Sibelius: Finlandia at 10 am in Kannelmäki church as a part of Independence Day service. Sirkku Rintamäki, organ, kamarikuoro Vox Canora chamber choir, pastor Lotta Pirilä, liturgy. Free entry.

Independence Day Organ Concert at 1.30 pm in Kallio church. Tommi Niskala and Olli Pyylampi, organ. Free entry.

Independence Day Concert at 2 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Tapio Tiitu, organ, The Finnish Club choir, cond. Henrik Lamberg, Risto Lauriala, piano, Hedvig Paulig, soprano, acc. Risto Lauriala, Mikko-Ville Luolajan-Mikkola, violin, Rolf Broman, bass baritone. Arr. Lions Club Helsinki-Töölö. Ticket in advance 17 e tel. 050 566 5529 or pekkaj.leinonen@kolumbus.fi, 20 e at the entrance. Broadcasting.

Independence Day Music Event at 3 pm in The Old Church. Lauluyhtye Aikamiehet vocal ensemble and soloists, cond. Märt Ratassepp, Sirpaleet choir and soloists, cond. Tomi Kujansuu. Marja Klefström, recitation, Risto Pulkamo, vocals, Matti Pohjoisaho, organ recital. Speech Hannu Niskanen, blessing Arto Antturi. Free entry, program 10 e.


SUNDAY 7.12.

Christmas Concert at 2 pm in Huopalahti church. Kansallis-Kuoro choir, cond. Teppo Lampela. Free entry, program 10 e

Carols in Slang at 2 pm in The Old Church. Arr. Stadin slangi ry. Free entry.

Concert at 4 pm in Malmi church. Tikkurilan soittokunta Tixi Band. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 4 pm in the Old Church of Oulunkylä. Pauli Leppänen, Petra Hulkkonen and Katarina Olkinuora, vocals, Salla Haavisto, piano. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 4 pm in Pihlajamäki church. Kalinka-balalaikkaorkesteri balalaika orchestra, cond. Albina Parkkonen, soloists Katja Harvala, vocals, and Pekka Vihervirta, domra. Free entry, program 10 e.

Chamber Concert at 5 pm in the German Church. Teemu Kupiainen, violin, Lilli Maijala, viola, Riitta Pesola, cello. Music by Mozart and Beethoven. Free entry, program fee. The proceeds go to charity.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 5.30 pm and at 8 pm in Kallio church. YL Male Voice Choir, cond Pasi Hyökki. Soloists soprano Tuuli Takala and organist Ville Urponen. Ticket 27,50 / 17,50 e from the ticket office Lippupiste, 25 / 15 e at the entrance.

Strength from Hymns at 6 pm in Kannelmäki church. Advent hymns sung together (in Finnish), hosted by Anne Myllylä and Aili Raitavuo. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Graduale-kuoro choir, cond. Seppo Välimäki. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Pitäjänmäki church. Showkuoro Aventur choir, cond. Miika Granholm. Free entry, program 15 e.

Advent Concert at 6 pm in Roihuvuori church. Helsingin Lauluveljet male choir, cond. Viive Mäemets, Airi Saloniemi, organ. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Viikki church. Naiskuoro Pihlaja female choir, cond. Marjasisko Varha, soloist Ville Perkkiö. Satu Nyman, flute, Aarre Joutsenvirta, piano. Free entry, program 5 e.

Finn-Kanteleet orchestra, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in The Old Church. Soloists Ilona Jokinen, soprano, Teuvo Kuparinen, recitation, Päivi Stenvall, flute, Ilja Salakka, cello. Cond. Johanna Aho-Salakka. Music by Sibelius, Adam, Corelli, Purcell and others. Free entry, program 15 / 10 e. In advance tel. 050 561 8157.


MONDAY 8.12.

Helsinki Philharmonic Chorus, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Kallio church. Cond. Dani Juris, Emriikka Salonen, soprano. Ticket 15 / 10 e from the ticket office Tiketti and at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. Matthew’s Church. Puotin Laulu choir. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Munkkivuori church. Reeta Laurila, vocals, Karoliina Koponen, piano. Free entry, program 5 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Helsingin NMKY:n mieskuoro male choir. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Uspenski Cathedral. Kamarikuoro SonorEnsemble chamber choir, cond. Hanna Remes. Ticket 10 e, in advance from sonorensemble@gmail.com.

Nova! Nova! at 8 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Kaari-ensemble’s Christmas concert, cond. Saara Aittakumpu, Katja Mäkiö, organ. Ticket 15 / 10 e.


TUESDAY 9.12.

Advent and Christmas Hymns at 1 pm in parish home of Temppeliaukio church. Hymns sung together (in Finnish), accompanied by Leena Tiitu. Coffee. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Malmi church. Laura and Katriina Pyrrö, vocals. Arr. Lions Club Helsinki Pohjoinen. Free entry, program 15 e.

Christmas Music at 6 pm in the Old Church of Oulunkylä. Kumpulan kuoro choir, cond. Noora Hirn, Mikko Mattila, piano. Free entry, program 5 e.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 6 pm and at 9 pm in Temppeliaukio church. YL Male Voice Choir, cond Pasi Hyökki. Soloists soprano Tuuli Takala and organist Ville Urponen. Ticket 32,50 / 22,50 e from the ticket office Lippupiste, 30 / 20 e at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm and at 8 pm in Uspenski Cathedral. Kilven Kuoro choir, cond. Hanna Remes. Ticket 15 / 11 e, in advance from liput@kilvenkuoro.fi.

Christmas Concert at 6.30 pm in Roihuvuori church. String students of East Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Munkkiniemi church. Balalaikkaorkesteri Kalinka balalaika orchestra, cond. Albina Parkkonen, soloists Katja Harvala, vocals, Pekka Vihervirta, domra, and Igor Gaisumov, balalaika. Free entry, program 10 e.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Haaga-Helia-kuoro choir, cond. Pertti Rasilainen, Sami Junnonen, flute, Markku Mäkinen, organ. Free entry, program 10 / 5 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in The Old Church. Helsingin poliisisoittokunta band, soloist mezzo soprano Lilli Paasikivi, cond. Sami Ruusuvuori. Traditional carols. Ticket 17,50 e tel. 0600 10800 and on the web at www.lippupalvelu.fi.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Östersundom church. Hanna Ekola, vocals, Kai Jämsä, guitar, Virpi Salo, piano. Familiar carols, new carols by Kai Jämsä. Free entry, program 15 e.


WEDNESDAY 10.12.

Old Carols at 2 pm in Kallio church. Old carols sung together (in Finnish), hosted by Vivika Oksanen and Liisa Enwald. Free entry.

Lucia Concert at 6 pm in the Old Church of Oulunkylä. Pianokoulu Viisas Heinäsirkka piano school, rehearsed by Eija Minkkinen. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm and at 8 pm in Uspenski Cathedral. Kilven Kuoro choir, cond. Hanna Remes. Ticket 15 / 11 e, in advance from liput@kilvenkuoro.fi.

Christmas Concert at 6.30 pm in Herttoniemi church. Piano students of East Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry.

Suomen Kodály-kuoro choir, Christmas Concert at 6.30 pm in Munkkiniemi church. Cond. Julia Lainema. Free entry, program 10 e.

Finnish Music Concert at 7 pm in Alppila church. Vocal students of Suomen Kuoro-opisto music institute. Also carols. Free entry, program 5 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in the German Church. Jubilate choir, cond. Edward Ananian-Cooper. Ticket 20 / 10 e at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Kannelmäki church. Hymnodia-kuoro choir, cond. Jarmo Lehto. Music by Rachmaninoff, Pärt, Sonninen and others. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Malmi church. Malmin mieslaulajat male choir, cond. Kirsi Tunkkari, Heikki Poutanen, organ. Word Timo Ahoinpelto. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Järvenpään Kamarikuoro chamber choir, cond. Sanna-Maarit Hakkarainen. Free entry, program 10 e.

EMO Ensemble, Christmas Concert at 9 pm in Kallio church. Conductors Tatu Erkkilä, Sabrina Ljungberg, Taavi Oramo and Jonna Vehmanen. Ticket 18 / 10 e + delivery costs from the ticket office Tiketti, 20 / 12 e at the entrance.


THURSDAY 11.12.

Sing Along (in Finnish) at 2 pm in Herttoniemenranta chapel. Hosted by Kirsi Lemponen, Juha-Matti Tikkanen, prayer. Coffee from 1.30 pm. Free entry.

Laulu-Miehet male choir, Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Kallio church. The 100th anniversary concert. Laulu-Miehet male choir and soloists, cond. Matti Hyökki, organist Tapio Tiitu. Ticket 25 e, in advance from the ticket office Lippupalvelu.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Malmi church. Helsingin Naispoliisilaulajat female choir. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Paavalinkirkon kuoro choir, cond. Seppo Välimäki. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Viikki church. Norssikuoro choir, cond. Kaija Viitasalo. Free entry.

From Africa with Love at 6.30 in the Mission Church. Zambian Vocal Collection Christmas Concert. Free entry, program 10 e, 6 e children under 10 years.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Käpylä church. Naiskuoro Elegia female choir, cond. Iina Antola. Free entry, program 10 e.

Finnairin seniorilaulajat choir, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. Cond. Hannu Bister. Free entry, program 10 e.

Con Brassica, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Maunula church. Con Brassica brass ensemble. Free entry, program 5 / 3 e. Coffee after the concert.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. Michael’s Church. Petri Laaksonen, vocals and piano, Petri Hatakka, keyboard, Jan Lindström, acoustic guitar. Free entry, program 15 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Oulunkylä church. Vocalists of Juvenalia Music Institute, rehearsed by Anitta Ranta, Tuuli Takkala, piano. Free entry.

Concert at 7 pm in the German Church. Sibelius-Akatemian Barokkiorkesteri orchestra, cond. Anssi Mattila. Free entry.

Carol Concert at 7 pm in The Old Church. Viipurin Lauluveikot male choir, soloist opera singer Hannu Jurmu, tenor, Pétur Sakari, organ. Arr. Kuninkaantien Kilta ry. Ticket 20 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu and at the entrance. The proceeds go to charity. The concert lasts 1,5 h.

Akateeminen mieskuoro Psaldo male choir, Christmas Concert at 8 pm in St. John’s Church. Cond. Matti Apajalahti, vocal soloist Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, Markku Mäkinen, organ. Ticket 20 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu and at the entrance.

Erin & UMO, Christmas Concert at 9 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Umo Jazz Orchestra, vocal soloist Erin, cond. Kari Heinilä. Ticket 32,50 / 27,50 / 17,50 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu, 30 / 25 / 15 e at the entrance.


FRIDAY 12.12.

Choral Concert at 6 pm in Lauttasaari church. Herännäisnuorten kuoro choir, cond. Hanna-Maria Hapuli, Veisuuveljet male choir, cond. Samuli Korkalainen, Seuratuvan virsikuoro choir, cond. Taina Sulkanen. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Oulunkylä church. Orchestra, choir, vocal ensembles and soloists of the school Oulunkylän yhteiskoulu, cond. Juha Sippu. Free entry, program 5 e.

Advent Concert at 6 pm in Huopalahti church. Kamarikuoro Aava chamber choir, cond. Janneke Moes. Free entry, program 10 / 5 e.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Mikael Agricola Church. Helsinki Academic Male Choir – KYL. Ticket 22 / 15 e on the web at www.kyl.fi and www.tiketti.fi.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 6 pm and at 9 pm in The Old Church. YL Male Voice Choir, cond Pasi Hyökki. Soloists soprano Tuuli Takala and organist Ville Urponen. Ticket 27,50 / 17,50 e from the ticket office Lippupiste.

Christmas Concert at 6.30 pm in Kulosaari church. Frihetsbröderna male choir, cond. John Emanuelsson. Free entry, program 15 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Helsinki Cathedral. Cantores Minores boys’ choir, cond. Hannu Norjanen, Tom Nyman, vocals, Tapio Tiitu, organ. Arr. in cooperation with SAPA football juniors. Ticket 15 e from cm.liput@sapa.fi and at the entrance. The concert lasts about 1 h 15 min.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Herttoniemi church. Hannele Honkavirta and Annuliina Ikäheimo, soprano, Lauri Honkavirta, piano. Music by Bach, Mendelssohn, Wolf, Palmgren, Mozart and others. Free entry, voluntary program fee for charity.

The Guards Band of Helsinki, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. John’s Church. Soloist soprano Helena Juntunen, conductors Jyrki Koskinen and Ville Paakkunainen. Ticket 15 / 10 e from the ticket office Lippupiste.

Philomela female choir, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Cond. Marjukka Riihimäki. The 30th anniversary of the choir. Ticket 25 / 15 e from the ticket office Lippupiste and at the entrance. Free entry children under 7 years.


SATURDAY 13.12.

Carols for Children at 2 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Hosted by Siina and Taikaradio-orkesteri orchestra. Children of music playschool, cond. Jenni Paaso. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 5 pm in Alppila church. Free entry.

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (cantatas I­-III) at 6 pm in Kallio church. Anna Immonen, soprano, Teppo Lampela, alto, Tommi Niskala, tenor, Aarne Pelkonen, bass, Kallion Kantaattikuoro choir and Storia-orkesteri orchestra, cond. Tommi Niskala. Free entry, program 10 e.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Käpylä church. Mestari-Laulajat male choir, soloist soprano Johanna Tuomi, Hannu Leskinen, organ. Free entry, program 15 e.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Munkkivuori church. Naiskuoro Diskantti female choir, cond. Jonna Imeläinen, Taru Ritavesi, piano, Hannu-Pekka Heikkilä, cello. Free entry, program 10 / 8 e.

Naiskuoro Elegia female choir, Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Myllypuro church. Cond. Iida Antola, Vesa Lintula, piano. Free entry, program 10 e.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 6 pm in the Suomenlinna church. Somnium Ensemble chamber choir, cond. Tatu Erkkilä. Ticket 12 / 7 e.

Discantus-kuoro choir, Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Vuosaari church. Ticket 15 e at the entrance.

Christmas Gospel at 7 pm in Meilahti church. Gospel Helsinki choir, cond. Nina Pakkanen, soloist Päivi Kantola, Joonatan Rautio, piano and saxophone, Sami Koskela, percussion, Juho Kivivuori, bass. Ticket 10 e at the entrance.

Jarkko Ahola, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Jarkko Ahola, vocals, acc. ensemble. Ticket 27,50 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu, 30 e at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Tapiola Choir, cond. Pasi Hyökki. Ticket 24,50 / 17,50 e from the ticket office Lippupiste, 22 / 15 e at the entrance.

Philomela female choir, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in The Old Church. Cond. Marjukka Riihimäki. The 30th anniversary of the choir. Ticket 25 / 15 e from the ticket office Lippupiste and at the entrance. Free entry children under 7 years.


SUNDAY 14.12.

Tapio Tiitu, the 70th Anniversary Concert at 3 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Jorma Hynninen, baritone, Tapio Tiitu, organ. Free entry and program.

Christmas Concert at 5 pm in The Old Church. Jaakko Kortekangas, baritone, acc. Sanna Vaarni, Ida Elina, kantele (traditional Finnish harp), and Lähetysseurakunnan Perhekuoro choir, Olli Ilmolahti and Rami Kangas Band, Anna Tuohino, soprano, acc. Nelli Erma. Organ grinder Markku Savijärvi welcomes people with Christmas music on the stairs of the church. Free entry, collection for charity.

Die schönsten Weihnachtslieder at 6 pm in the German Church. The most beautiful German carols. Saksalais-Suomalainen kuoro choir. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Roihuvuori church. Merja Vartia, vocals, Anemone Tsurkka, piano. Free entry, program 10 e.


MONDAY 15.12.

Guitar Concert at 6 pm and at 7 pm in the chapel of Kannelmäki church. Guitar pupils of North-West Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm and at 8.30 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Muntra Musikanter male choir and Lucia. Ticket 25 e on the web at www.muntramusikanter.com and at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm and at 8 pm in Uspenski Cathedral. Kilven Kuoro choir, cond. Hanna Remes. Ticket 15 / 11 e, in advance from liput@kilvenkuoro.fi.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. John’s Church. Helsingin Poliisilaulajat choir, cond. Tatu Erkkilä, soloist mezzo soprano Pihla Terttunen. Ticket 18 / 15 e on the web at www.lippu.fi (+ delivery costs) and at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Kallio church. Kyösti Mäkimattila and Yona, vocals. Ticket 30 e from the ticket office Lippupiste. The concert lasts about 1 h 30 min.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Käpylä church. Helsingin luonnontiedelukio high school. Free entry.

Savolaisen Osakunnan Laulajat choir, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Lauttasaari church. Cond. Dani Juris. Free entry, program 15 / 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Myllypuro church. Brass orchestras of East Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Akademiska Damkören Lyran female choir and Akademiska Sångföreningen male choir. Ticket 23 / 12 e on the web at www.lippu.fi, 25 / 15 e at the entrance. Free entry children under 12 years.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in The Old Church. Chamber choir, girls’ choir and mixed choir of Sibelius high school, cond. Reijo Aittakumpu. Traditional and new Christmas music. Free entry, program 15 / 10 e.


TUESDAY 16.12.

Sing Along (in Finnish) at 1 pm in crypt of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. Free entry.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 6 pm in St. John’s Church. Manifestum Male Voice Choir, cond. Jonas Rannila, soloist Juha Kotilainen, baritone, Jonathan Roozeman, cello, Kaj-Erik Gustafsson, organ, Annikka Konttori, piano. Ticket 25 e on the web at www.manskorenmanifestum.fi and at the entrance.

Christmas Carols at 6 pm in Lauttasaari church. String orchestras of Lauttasaari Music Institute. Free entry.

Jakaranda music group, Christmas Concert at 6 pm in the Mission Church. Free entry, program 5 / 3 e.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Maunula church. Pertti Palm, vocals, and Tummat tunteet Romany music ensemble. Some of the songs in Romani. Word pastor Raivo Savik. Coffee. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm and at 7.30 pm in Puotila chapel. Puotin Laulu choir. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Alppila church. Hiljaa Ensemble. Free entry, program 10 e.

Kamarikuoro Kaamos chamber choir, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Meilahti church. Cond. Dani Juris. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Kamarikuoro Värinä chamber choir, cond. Noora Hirn. Music by Barber, Byrd, Sonninen and others. Ticket 15 / 10 e from the ticket office Tiketti and at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. The Finnish Club choir, Angelika Klas, soprano, Tapio Tiitu, organ. Arr. Lions Club Helsinki 100. Ticket 20 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu, olavi@vanninen.fi and at the entrance. The proceeds go to charity.


WEDNESDAY 17.12.

Jakaranda music group, Christmas Concert at 6 pm in the Mission Church. Free entry, program 5 / 3 e.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Malmi church. Arr. North Helsinki Music Institute. Free entry.

Laulu-Miehet male choir, Christmas Concert at 6 pm and at 8.30 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Cond. Matti Hyökki, Tapio Tiitu, organ. The 100th anniversary of the choir. Ticket 25 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu and at the entrance.

East Helsinki Music Institute, Christmas Concert at 6 pm in St. Matthew’s Church. Instrumental groups of music classes of Porolahti peruskoulu school. Free entry and program.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 6.30 pm in Meilahti church. Sällskapet Muntra Musikanter male choir and Lucia, cond. Henrik Wikström, soloist Teit Kanstrup, baritone. Ticket 20 e.

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at 7 pm in Helsinki Cathedral. In English. The best-known version is broadcast annually from King's College, Cambridge, on Christmas Eve. Our service follows that same order. Arr. Anglican Church in Finland. Free entry and program.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Laajasalo church. The Finnish Club choir, cond. Henrik Lamberg. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Munkkivuori church. Sekakuoro Procantus mixed choir, cond. Mirjam Kyrönseppä. Free entry, program 10 e.

Käpylä Music Institute, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Oulunkylä church. Soloist soprano Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, orchestras of Käpylä Music Institute, cond. Ahti Valtonen. Free entry, program 15 e.

Christmas Baroque Music at 7 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Barokkiyhtye Galantina baroque ensemble, cond. Timo Kiiskinen. Christmas baroque music from Germany, Italy and France: Telemann, Vivaldi, Fasch, Leclair. Free entry.

Charity Concert at 8.30 pm in St. John’s Church. Helsinki Academic Male Choir – KYL, cond. Matti Apajalahti, Tuuli Takalo, soprano, Petrus Schroderus, tenor, acc. Markku Mäkinen. Arr. Lions Club Helsinki/Meilahti. Ticket 15 / 10 e at the entrance. In advance for groups: iitula@kolumbus.fi.


THURSDAY 18.12.

Sing Along (in Finnish) at 10 am in parish home of Kannelmäki church. Hosted by Anne Myllylä. Coffee. Free entry.

The Polytech Choir, Christmas Concert at 6 pm and at 8 pm in St. John’s Church. Ticket 27 / 20 / 13 e on the web at www.joulukonsertti.fi and at the entrance.

HKL:n Mieslaulajat male choir, Christmas Concert at 6 pm in St. Michael’s Church. Cond. Hannu Sinnemäki. Free entry, program 10 e.

Carol Concert at 6 pm in Viikki church. Tommi Varis, vocals and piano, Outi Lantto, texts. Free entry, collection.

From Africa with Love at 6.30 in the Mission Church. Zambian Vocal Collection Christmas Concert. Free entry, program 10 e, 6 e children under 10 years.

Christmas Concert at 6.30 pm in Roihuvuori church. String orchestras of East Helsinki Music Institute: Viikarit, Lapsijouset and Helsingin Juniorijouset. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Helsinki Cathedral. Dominante choir, cond. Seppo Murto. Ticket 22,50 / 12,50 e from the ticket office Lippupiste, 20 / 10 e on the web at www.dominante.fi and at the entrance.

Suomen Laulu choir, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Lauttasaari church. Cond. Esko Kallio. Ticket 20 / 15 / 10 e on the web at www.suomenlaulu.fi and at the entrance.

Carol Concert at 7 pm in Malmi church. Koilliskuoro choir, cond. Heikki Poutanen. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Myllypuro church. Balalaikkaorkesteri Kalinka balalaika orchestra. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Oulunkylä church. Hannele Honkavirta and Annuliina Ikäheimo, vocals, Lauri Honkavirta, piano. Music by Bach, Mendelssohn, Wolf, Palmgren and Mozart. Free entry, voluntary program fee. The proceeds go to charity.

Ogeli Big Band, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in the Old Church of Oulunkylä. Cond. Liisa Lipas. Free entry, program fee.

Christmas Concert a 7 pm in Pitäjänmäki church. Procantus-kuoro choir, cond. Mimmu Kyrönseppä. Free entry, program 10 e.

Concert at 7 pm in the German Church. Kamarikuoro Dimus chamber choir. Free entry, program 15 / 10 e.

Concert at 7 pm in Tapanila church. Phonic-kuoro choir. Free entry, program fee.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 7 pm and at 9.30 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Helsinki Academic Male Choir - KYL, cond. Matti Apajalahti, soloist Tuuli Takala, organist Markku Mäkinen. Ticket 22 / 15 e on the web at www.tiketti.fi and www.kyl.fi.


FRIDAY 19.12.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm and at 8.30 pm in St. John’s Church. Akademiska Damkören Lyran female choir and Akademiska Sångföreningen male choir. Ticket 25 / 15 e at the entrance, free entry children under 12 years.

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (cantatas I–III) at 7 pm in Helsinki Cathedral. Cantores Minores boys’ choir, soloists Hedvig Paulig, soprano, Maria Kettunen, alto, Tom Nyman, tenor, and Juha Kotilainen, bass, Lohjan kaupunginorkesteri orchestra. Cond. Hannu Norjanen. Ticket 11,50–58,50 e (numbered rows) from the ticket office Lippupalvelu, 45 / 35 / 20 / 15 / 10 e at the entrance. The concert lasts about 1 h 30 min.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Herttoniemi church. Kansallis-Kuoro choir, cond. Teppo Lampela. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Kannelmäki church. Aventur-kuoro choir. Free entry, program 15 e.

Pepe Willberg, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Meilahti church. Pepe Willberg, vocals, orchestra, Villimarjat-kuoro choir. Ticket 30 / 10 e at the entrance. Free entry for children under 7 years.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Munkkivuori church. Hannele Honkavirta and Annuliina Ikäheimo, vocals, Lauri Honkavirta, piano. Music by Bach, Mendelssohn, Wolf, Palmgren, Mozart and others. Free entry, voluntary program fee for charity.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Hämäläis-Osakunnan Laulajat choir, cond. Iida Antola. Ticket 15 / 8 e.

Italian Christmas at 7 pm in The Old Church. Annami Hylkilä, soprano, Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, cond. Dmitry Sinkovsky, violin. Music by Corelli, Scarlatti, Vivaldi. Christmas baroque music. Ticket 15–25 e from the ticket office Lippupiste.


SATURDAY 20.12.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 3 pm, at 6.30 pm and at 9 pm in St. John’s Church. YL Male Voice Choir, cond Pasi Hyökki. Soloists soprano Tuuli Takala and organist Ville Urponen. Ticket 27,50 / 17,50 e from the ticket office Lippupiste.

Lauttasaaren Laulajat choir, Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Lauttasaari church. Cond. Victoria Meerson. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Cantabile-kuoro choir, cond. Juha Kuivanen. Ticket 10 e.

Concert at 6 pm in the German Church. Torsten Groschup, baritone, Antje Wilkening, flute, Riitta Laine, organ. Free entry, program 3 e.

Kamarikuoro Sympaatti chamber choir, Christmas Concert at 6 pm in The Old Church. Cond. Tero-Pekka Henell, Seppo Murto, organ. Traditional carols. Free entry, program 10 e for charity.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Viikki church. Koop Arponen & Flute of Shame. Ticket 15 e. Part of the proceeds go to charity.

Notte di Natale at 7.30 pm in Kallio church. Kamariorkesteri Refugium musicum chamber orchestra and Vokaaliyhtye Incanto vocal ensemble, cond. Jukka Jokitalo, soloists Pia Perola and Hilkka Ylinärä, soprano, David Hackston, alto, Jussi Salonen, tenor, and Juha-Pekka Mitjonen, bass. J.S. Bach’s Magnificat in D Major BWV243 and Christmas cantata Christen, ätzet diesen Tag BWV63. Ticket 20 / 15 / 10 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu and at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 8 pm in Temppeliaukio church. The Academic Female Choir KYN, cond. Kaija Viitasalo. Ticket 18 / 12 e from the ticket office Tiketti and at the entrance.


SUNDAY 21.12.

International Carols at 2 pm in Malmi church. Missiokuoro choir, cond. Heikki Poutanen. Sing along songs. Free entry.

Carols in Slang at 2 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Arr. in cooperation with Stadin slangi ry. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 3 pm in Kallio church. Soile Isokoski, soprano, Lapin Kamariorkesteri chamber orchestra, cond. John Storgårds. Free entry. Broadcasting.

Christmas Concert at 3 pm in The Old Church. The Finnish Club choir, organ solo Heikki Suokivi. Music by Beethoven, Bortniansky, Handel, Kodàly and others, also Christmas carols. Free entry, program 20 e on the web at www.klubinkuoro.fi and at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 4 pm in 16 Pihlajamäki church. Jyrki Niskanen, tenor and piano, Sirkka Kuula, piano, violin and organ. Free entry, program 10 e.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. Vox Sonora -kuoro choir, instrumental ensemble, cond. Ari Häyrinen, soloists Jussi Hirvonen, tenor, and others. Advent cantatas no 61 and 62 by J.S. Bach and other music. Free entry, program 5 e.

Suomen Laulu choir, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Kallio church. Cond. Esko Kallio. Ticket 20 / 15 / 10 e on the web at www.suomenlaulu.fi and at the entrance.


MONDAY 22.12.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Malmi church. Pertti Palm with his ensemble. Also sing along songs. Free entry.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Munkkiniemi church. Senni Valtonen, kantele (Finnish traditional harp), Maria Kalaniemi, accordion, Timo Alakotila, piano. Free entry, program 5 e.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Wiipurilaisen Osakunnan Laulajat choir, cond. Mikko Sidoroff. Ticket 15 / 10 e at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Kallio church. Total Cello Ensemble and soprano Mari Palo. Ticket 20 / 10 e.

Mestari-Laulajat male choir, Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Mikael Agricola Church. Soloist bass Jaakko Ryhänen. Ticket 15 e from the ticket office Lippupalvelu and at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Oulunkylä church. Linda Rolig, soprano, Katja Mäkiö and Viivi Tulkki, mezzo soprano. Music by Reger, Schubert, Saint-Saëns, Kaski and Collan. Free entry, program 10 / 5 e.


WEDNESDAY 24.12.

Music & Prayers at 1 pm and at 2 pm in Honkanummi chapel. Milja Kannas, vocals, Arttu Puukko, organ. Free entry.

Christmas Concert and Prayers at 1 pm in St. Michael’s Church. Jutta Holmberg, mezzo soprano, Osmo Honkanen, organ. Martti Häkkänen, word. Free entry.

Music & Prayers at 5 pm in Malmi church. Heli Närhi and Kari-Kyösti Silvennoinen, vocals, Heikki Poutanen, organ. Word Pirkko Poisuo. Free entry.

Sing Along (in Finnish) at 11 pm in Huopalahti church. Petteri Lehikoinen, vocals, Olli Mönttinen, organ and piano. Free entry.

Christmas Night Music at 11 pm in Kallio church. Ulla Paakkunainen, soprano, Olli Tuovinen, baritone, Olli Pyylampi, organ. Free entry.

Christmas Night Music at 11 pm in Roihuvuori church. Jaani Vilkkilä, Hannele Filppula, vocals, Sirkka-Liisa Jussila-Gripentrog, organ, vocal group. Free entry.


THURSDAY 25.12.

Christmas Concert at 3 pm in Meilahti church. Reetta Haavisto, soprano, Antti Pakkanen, bass baritone, Nina Pakkanen, piano and organ. Liput 15 / 10 e on the web at www.lippu.fi and at the entrance.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 5 pm in Helsinki Cathedral. Cantores Minores boys’ choir and CM Koulutusryhmien kuoro choir, conductors Hannu Norjanen, Anna Hurme, Viena-Leena Jurvelin, Terhi Orpana and Timo Pihkanen. Ticket 6,50–43,50 e (numbered rows) from the ticket office Lippupalvelu, 30 / 25 / 15 / 10 / 5 e at the entrance. The concert lasts about 1 h 30 min.


SUNDAY 28.12.

Organum-Seura, the 50th Anniversary Concert at 6 pm in Helsinki Cathedral. Organ works, which people have requested before. Free entry, program 10 e. Broadcasting.

Poems & Music at 6 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Ulla-Maija Juutilainen, recitation, Eriko and Janne Korhonen, music. Word Soili Maisila. Free entry, program 10 e.

Concert at 6 pm in The Old Church. Jorma Martikainen and Matti Heinivaho, vocals, Ilmo Peitso, organ and piano. Arr. Humanitas-seura. Free entry, voluntary program fee.


THURSDAY 1.1.2015

Sunday School Songs at 6 pm in parish home of Alppila church. Old Sunday school songs sung together (in Finnish). Riitta Hirvonen tells about the songs, acc. cantor Vivika Oksanen. Free entry.


SUNDAY 4.1.

György Ligeti: Études at 7 pm in St. John’s Church. Anne Kauppi, piano. Free entry, program 10 e.


MONDAY 5.1.

Klezmer Concert at 7 pm in Temppeliaukio church. Helsinki Klezmer Kapelye. Traditional klezmer music from Eastern Europe. Ticket 15 e at the entrance.


TUESDAY 6.1.

Epiphany Music at 0.30 pm in St. Michael’s Church. Hymns and carols, acc. Osmo Honkanen, hosted by Anne Granström. Free entry.

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (cantatas IV–VI) at 6 pm in Helsinki Cathedral. Cantores Minores boys’ choir, soloists Hedvig Paulig, soprano, Maria Kettunen, alto, Tom Nyman, tenor, and Juha Kotilainen, bass, Finnish Baroque Orchestra. Cond. Hannu Norjanen. Ticket 11,50–58,50 e (numbered rows) from the ticket office Lippupalvelu, 45 / 35 / 20 / 15 / 10 e at the entrance. The concert lasts about 1 h 30 min.

Puer Natus Est at 6 pm in Käpylä church. Medieval Christmas carols. Vox Silentii vocal ensemble. Free entry, program 10 / 5 e.

Epiphany Concert at 6 pm in St. Paul’s Church. Renessanssiyhtye Cappella Tibia renaissance ensemble. Early music with instruments of that period and vocalists. German music from renaissance and early baroque period. Free entry, program 5 e.

Classical Music at 6 pm in Viikki church. Hanna Kamensky, piano, Andrey Hongell, cello. Free entry, program 5 e.



Christmas carols in the Finnish-speaking parishes

Christmas carols sung together (in Finnish). Free entry, collection for missionary work.


SUNDAY 30.11.

At 4 pm

- The Old Church, carols for mentally disabled people

At 6 pm

- Herttoniemenranta chapel


WEDNESDAY 3.12.

At 1 pm

- Roihuvuori church


THURSDAY 4.12.

At 6 pm

- Puotila chapel


SATURDAY 6.12.

At 3 pm

- Pihlajisto parish home


SUNDAY 7.12.

At 3 pm

- Helsinki Cathedral, carols for children

- the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, as a part of an Advent event

- St. Michael’s Church, carols for families

- Tapanila church, carols for children

At 4 pm

- Merimieskirkko

At 6 pm

- Länsi-Pasila chapel

- Mikael Agricola Church

- Munkkiniemi church


MONDAY 8.12.

At 1 pm

- Temppeliaukio church


TUESDAY 9.12.

At 6 pm

- St. Matthew’s Church


WEDNESDAY 10.12.

At noon

- Pihlajamäki church, carols for seniors

At 1 pm

- Albatrossi parish home

At 6 pm

- Siltamäki parish home, carols for children

At 7 pm

- Temppeliaukio church


THURSDAY 11.12.

At 0.30 pm

- Vuosaari church

At 6 pm

- Puotila chapel


FRIDAY 12.12.

At 7 pm

- St. Paul’s Church, carols in pop style


SATURDAY 13.12.

At 11 am

- Kallio church

From noon to 2 pm

- shopping centres of the area of Oulunkylä parish

At 3 pm

- Kannelmäki church, carols for families

- Oulunkylä church, carols for children

- Torpparinmäki Quarter House, carols for children

At 4 pm

- Herttoniemi church, carols for children

At 5 pm

- the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, carols for children


SUNDAY 14.12.

At 10 am

- Oulunkylä church, carol service

- St. Paul’s Church, carol service

At noon

- Itä-Pasila parish home, carol service

- Tapanila church, carol service

At 3 pm

- Huopalahti church, carols for families

- Laajasalo church, carols for families

- Lehtisaari chapel

- Malmi church, carols for children

- Oulunkylä church

- St. Paul’s Church, carols for families

- Puistola church, carols for children

- Viikki church, carols for children

- Vuosaari church

At 4 pm

- Kulosaari church, carols for children

- Pihlajamäki church, carols for children

- Pukinmäki parish home, carols for children

- Vartiokylä church, carols for children and families

At 4.30 pm

- St. Michael’s Church

At 5 pm

- Siltamäki parish home

- Vuosaari church, carols for families

At 6 pm

- Helsinki Cathedral

- Herttoniemi church

- Huopalahti church

- St. John’s Church

- Kallio church

- Kannelmäki church

- Laajasalo church

- Lauttasaari church

- the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

- Malmi church

- Maunula church

- Myllypuro church

- St. Paul’s Church

- Pihlajamäki church

- Pitäjänmäki church

- Puistola church

- Ruoholahti chapel

- Tapanila church

- Viikki church

At 6.30 pm

- the Mission Church

At 7 pm

- Käpylä church


MONDAY 15.12.

At 6 pm

- Keula parish home


TUESDAY 16.12.

At 6 pm

- Kallio church, carol service for students

- Ruskeasuo parish home

At 8 pm

- Kallio church, carols for young adults


WEDNESDAY 17.12.

At 2 pm

- Helsinki Cathedral

- Koskela church

At 6 pm

- Mellunmäki parish home

- the Suomenlinna church

At 6.30 pm

- Tammisalo church

At 7 pm

- Merirasti chapel

- Kaski restaurant


THURSDAY 18.12.

At 2 pm

- Puotila chapel

At 6 pm

- Katukappeli

- Munkkivuori church

- Puotila chapel

From 7 pm

- pubs in the area of Puotila and Itäkeskus


FRIDAY 19.12.

At 7 pm

- Östersundom church


SATURDAY 20.12.

At 1 pm and 1.45 pm

- Itis shopping centre

At 3 pm

- Alppila church, carols for gay people

- Lauttasaari church, carols for children

At 4 pm

- Meilahti church, carols for children

- Munkkivuori church, carols for children


SUNDAY 21.12.

At 11 am

- the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, carol service

- Munkkivuori church, carol service

At noon

- Malminkartano chapel

- Pukinmäki parish home

At 1 pm

- Munkkiniemi church, carol service

At 2 pm

- Helsinki Cathedral

At 3 pm

- Maunula church

At 4 pm

- Helsinki Cathedral

- Roihuvuori church, carols for families

- Vartiokylä church

At 5 pm

- Herttoniemenranta chapel, carols for children and families

At 6 pm

- Kannelmäki church

- Kulosaari church

- Meilahti church

- Oulunkylä church

- Roihuvuori church

At 7 pm

- Koskela church


TUESDAY 23.12.

At 6 pm

- Alppila church


FRIDAY 26.12.

At noon

- St. Michael’s Church, carols for families

At 6 pm

- The Old Church


TUESDAY 6.1.2015

At 11.15 am

- parish home of Kannelmäki church, after morning service

At 2 pm

- Oulunkylä church

At 6 pm

- Temppeliaukio church



Concerts in the Swedish-speaking parishes


FRIDAY 12.12.

Christmas Concert at 6.30 pm in Brändö kyrka. Frihetsbröderna male choir, cond. John Emanuelsson. Free entry, program 15 e.


MONDAY 15.12.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm and 8.30 pm in Tempelplatsens kyrka. Muntra Musikanter male choir and Lucia. Ticket on the web at www.muntramusikanter.com and at the entrance.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Paulus kyrka. Akademiska Damkören Lyran female choir and Akademiska Sångföreningen male choir. Ticket 23 / 12 e on the web at www.biljett.fi, 25 / 15 e at the entrance. Free entry children under 12 years.


TUESDAY 16.12.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 6 pm in Johanneskyrkan. Manifestum Male Voice Choir, cond. Jonas Rannila, soloist Juha Kotilainen, Kaj-Erik Gustafsson, organ, Annikka Konttori, piano. Ticket 25 e on the web at www.manskorenmanifestum.fi and at the entrance.


WEDNESDAY 17.12.

Traditional Christmas Concert at 6.30 pm in Mejlans kyrka. Sällskapet Muntra Musikanter male choir and Lucia, cond. Henrik Wikström, soloist Teit Kanstrup, baritone. Ticket 20 e.


FRIDAY 19.12.

Christmas Concert at 6 pm and 7.30 pm in Johanneskyrkan. Akademiska Damkören Lyran female choir and Akademiska Sångföreningen male choir. Ticket 25 / 15 e at the entrance. Free entry children under 12 years.

Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Matteuskyrkan. Östersundom Sångkör choir, cond. Daniela Forsén, acc. Staffan Strömsholm. Free entry, program 10 e.


FRIDAY 26.12.

Carol Service at 6 pm in Berghälls kyrka. Tomas Vokalensemble vocal ensemble. Free entry.


TUESDAY 6.1.2015

Carol Service at 6 pm in Johanneskyrkan. Tomas Vokalensemble vocal ensemble, cantor of Johannes församling parish. Free entry.



Christmas carols in the Swedish-speaking parishes

Christmas carols sung together (in Swedish). Free entry, collection for missionary work.


SATURDAY 13.12.

At 1 pm

- Matteuskyrkan, carols for children


SUNDAY 14.12.

At 4 pm

- S:t Jacobs kyrka


TUESDAY 16.12.

At 7 pm

- Östersundoms kyrka


WEDNESDAY 17.12.

At 7 pm

- Kvarnbäckens kyrka

At 7.30 pm

- Gamla kyrkan


THURSDAY 18.12.

At 4 pm

- Folkhälsans seniorhus

At 7 pm

- Nordsjö kyrka


SUNDAY 21.12.

At 6 pm

- Matteuskyrkan


TUESDAY 6.1.2015

At 6 pm

- Degerö kyrka



The addresses to the Finnish-speaking parishes

Albatrossi parish home - Albatrossin seurakuntasali, Kahvikuja 3, 2. kerros

Alppila church - Alppilan kirkko, Kotkankatu 2

Chapel of Kannelmäki church - Kannelmäen kirkon kappeli, Vanhaistentie 6

Crypt of Helsinki Cathedral - Helsingin tuomiokirkon krypta, Kirkkokatu 18

Crypt of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd - Hyvän Paimenen Kirkon krypta, Palosuontie 1

the German Church - Saksalainen kirkko, Unioninkatu 1

Helsinki Cathedral - Helsingin tuomiokirkko, Unioninkatu 29

Herttoniemi church - Herttoniemen kirkko, Hiihtomäentie 23

Herttoniemenranta chapel - Herttoniemenrannan kappeli, Laivalahdenkaari 5

Honkanummi chapel - Honkanummen hautausmaan iso kappeli, Vanha Porvoontie 225

Huopalahti church - Huopalahden kirkko, Vespertie 12

Itä-Pasila parish home - Itä-Pasilan seurakuntakoti, Opastinsilta 6

Kallio church - Kallion kirkko, Itäinen papinkatu 2

Kannelmäki church - Kannelmäen kirkko, Vanhaistentie 6

Katukappeli, kauppakeskus Columbus, Vuotie 45

Keula parish home - Seurakuntakoti Keula, Flooranaukio 1

Koskela church - Koskelan kirkko, Käpyläntie 11

K-supermarket Mustapekka, Mäkitorpantie 1

Kulosaari church - Kulosaaren kirkko, Kulosaarentie 40

Kulttuuritalo, Sturenkatu 4

Käpylä church - Käpylän kirkko, Metsolantie 14

Laajasalo church - Laajasalon kirkko, Reposalmentie 13

Lauttasaari church - Lauttasaaren kirkko, Myllykallionrinne 1

Lehtisaari chapel - Lehtisaaren kappeli, Papinpöydänkuja 2

the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd - Hyvän Paimenen kirkko, Palosuontie 1

Länsi-Pasila chapel - Länsi-Pasilan kappeli, Maistraatintori, Winqvistinkatu 2

Malmi church - Malmin kirkko, Kunnantie 1

Malminkartano chapel - Malminkartanon kappeli, Vellikellonpolku 8

Maunula church - Maunulan kirkko, Metsäpurontie 15

Meilahti church - Meilahden kirkko, Pihlajatie 16

Mellunmäki parish home - Mellunmäen seurakuntakeskus, Korvatunturintie 2

Merimieskirkko, Provianttikatu 4

Merirasti chapel - Merirasti-kappeli, Jaluspolku 3

Mikael Agricola Church - Mikael Agricolan kirkko, Tehtaankatu 23

the Mission Church - Lähetyskirkko, Tähtitorninkatu 18

Munkkiniemi church - Munkkiniemen kirkko, Tiilipolku 6

Munkkivuori church - Munkkivuoren kirkko, Raumantie 3

Myllypuro church - Myllypuron kirkko, Myllynsiipi 10

Ogeli shopping centre - Ogelin Liikekeskus, Kylänvanhimmantie 29

The Old Church - Vanhakirkko, Lönnrotinkatu 6

the Old Church of Oulunkylä - Oulunkylän vanha kirkko, Siltavoudintie 12

Oulunkylä church - Oulunkylän kirkko, Teinintie 10

Parish home of Alppila church - Alppilan kirkon seurakuntasali, Kotkankatu 2

Parish home of Kannelmäki church - Kannelmäen kirkon seurakuntasali, Vanhaistentie 6

Parish home of Temppeliaukio church - Temppeliaukion kirkon seurakuntasali, Temppelikatu 16 A

Parish home of Torpparinmäki Quarter House - Torpparinmäen korttelitalon seurakuntasali, Käräjätuvantie 3

Pihlajamäki church - Pihlajamäen kirkko, Liusketie 1

Pihlajisto parish home - Pihlajiston seurakuntakoti, Tiirismaantie 4

Pitäjänmäki church - Pitäjänmäen kirkko, Turkismiehenkuja 4

Puistola church - Puistolan kirkko, Tenavatie 4

Pukinmäki parish home - Pukinmäen seurakuntakoti, Säterinportti 3

Puotila chapel - Puotilan kappeli, Puotilantie 5

Restaurant Kaski - Ravintola Kaski, Latokartanonkaari 23

Roihuvuori church - Roihuvuoren kirkko, Tulisuontie 2

Ruoholahti chapel - Ruoholahden kappeli, Selkämerenkuja 1

Ruskeasuo parish home - Ruskeasuon seurakuntakeskus, Tenholantie 6

Siltamäki parish home - Siltamäen seurakuntakoti, Jousimiehentie 5

Shopping centre Itis - Kauppakeskus Itis, Itäkatu 1–7

St. John’s Church - Johanneksenkirkko, Korkeavuorenkatu 12

St. Matthew’s Church - Matteuksenkirkko, Turunlinnantie 3

St. Michael’s Church - Mikaelinkirkko, Emännänpolku 1

St. Paul’s Church - Paavalinkirkko, Sammatintie 5

the Suomenlinna church - Suomenlinnan kirkko, Suomenlinna

Tammisalo church - Tammisalon kirkko, Väylänrinne 1

Tapanila church - Tapanilan kirkko, Veljestentie 6

Temppeliaukio church - Temppeliaukion kirkko, Lutherinkatu 3

Uspenski Cathedral - Uspenskin katedraali, Kanavakatu 1

Vartiokylä church - Vartiokylän kirkko, Kiviportintie 5

Viikki church - Viikin kirkko, Agronominkatu 5

Vuosaari church - Vuosaaren kirkko, Satamasaarentie 7

Östersundom church - Östersundomin kirkko, Kappelintie 65



Berghälls kyrka, Östra prästgatan 2

Brändö kyrka, Brändövägen 40

Degerö kyrka, Rävsundsvägen 13

Folkhälsans seniorhus, Mannerheimvägen 97

Gamla kyrkan, Lönnrotsgatan 6

Johanneskyrkan, Högbergsgatan 12

Kvarnbäckens kyrka, Kvarnvingen 10

Matteuskyrkan, Åbohusvägen 3

Mejlans kyrka, Rönnvägen 16

Nordsjö kyrka, Hamnholmsvägen 7

Paulus kyrka, Sammattivägen 5

S:t Jacobs kyrka, Kvarnbergsbrinken 1

Tempelplatsens kyrka, Luthergatan 3

Östersundoms kyrka, Kapellvägen 65