Thursday 2 November:
Finnish-Arabian Encounters with Laura Virtanen, Wessam Amin, and Marko Hilpo.

The Finnish-Arabian Encounters concert series has taken Laura Virtanen, Wessam Amin and Marko Hilpo to Finland, Egypt and the UK, presenting a programme of western classical music mixed with oriental flavour.

Finnish violinist Laura Virtanen is the principal 2nd violinist of Cairo Symphony Orchestra. She regularly performs for with the Oxford Philharmonic, London Contemporary Orchestra and the European Union Chamber Orchestra. She is also in great demand as a soloist and chamber musician.

Egyptian oboist Wessam Amin is the solo oboist of the Cairo Symphony Orchestra as well as a professor of oboe in the Academy of Arts in Cairo. Wessam also plays as a guest principal oboist with orchestras in Egypt and beyond.
Finnish pianist Marko Hilpo has given chamber music and solo recitals in Finland as well as Dublin, Madrid and New York.

An exciting programme features works by Vivaldi, Ravel, Saint-Saens, Handel, Launis, Nielsen and Sharara.

Tickets: £12 advance, £13 door. £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £8 under 21s.

Click here for tickets or phone 01726 879500

Tickets also available from Limekiln Gallery, Calstock. Opening times 11.00am to 5.00pm Tuesday to Saturday.

Doors and bar 7.00pm, start time 8.00pm