Heidi Trautmann

Feb 25 - Rotary Club organises Piano concert with Finnish pianist

There will be a special music evening at Bellapais Abbey on February 25 at 19.00 hrs

With famous pianist Eila Tarasti organized by the Rotary Club at the prize of TL 20. The programme sounds very promising and exciting.



Eila Marita Elisabet Tarasti, a pianist and musicologist, studied first piano at Jyväskylä Conservatory, with Johann Strohofer and Leea Isotalo and then at Sibelius Academy in Helsinki with professor Timo Mikkilä and Izumi Tateno. She continued her music studies in Paris a.o. with Jacques Février, in Rio de Janeiro with Miguel Proenca and in Bloomington with Luba Edlina Dubinsky. There she also studied piano pedagogy with Prof Joseph Rezits. She has attended masterclasses of Jan Hoffman and Bruno Seidlhofer.
Eila Tarasti has played recitals and given lecture concerts in many countries. She is also a musicologist (MA, Helsinki University) specializing in the music of the Finnish composer Helvi Leiviskä (1902-1982). She is working as a research assistant at Imatra International Semiotics Institute and as a piano teacher at Helsinki University.



W.A. Mozart (1756-1791):
        Fantasie D Minor K.V. 397
        Sonate B Major 570 Allegro, Adagio, Allegretto
Franz Liszt (1811-1886):
       Consolation no 6
       Gnomenreigen / Dance of the Gnomes (1862-1863)
Helvi Leiviskä (1902-1982):
       Sonatine op. 14 (1939)
       Con moto, Andante cantabile, Allegretto
Carl Hirn (1886-1949):
       Trois miniatures op. 60
       Il pleut sur la terrasse, Aquarelle, Danse primitive
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957):
       Kuusi / Spuce op. 75, nr. 5 (1919)
       Romance op. 24, nr. 9  D flat Major (1901)


Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-): Icons op. 6 (1955)
The Death of Mother of God, Two Village Saints, The Black Madonna of
Blakernaya, The Babtism of Christ,The Holy Women at the Sepulchre,
Archangel Michael Fighting the Antichrist

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