Friday 11.5 at 6pm: Bach and Offenbach – Suites for one and two cellos – performed by Anna Abbühl and Hannes Jämsä

Dear friend of Arkadia,

You are invited to Bach and Offenbach – Suites for one and two cellos – performed Anna Abbühl and Hannes Jämsä on Friday 11.5 at 6pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)


 J.S. Bach Suite for Cello solo in C-Major, BWV 1009       Hannes Jämsä

(1685-1750)       Prélude




                           Bourée I und II                      


J.S. Bach Suite for Cello solo in D-Major, BWV 1012         Anna Abbühl

(1685-1750)       Prélude




                            Gavotte I und II                                                                                                                    



J. Offenbach Suite for 2 Cellos Op. 54                                  Anna Abbühl

(1819-1880)       Allegro ma non troppo                                Hannes Jämsä

                           Adagio religioso                           





Warm regards,


Entrance is free but a donation of €3 (or more!) to fund the event is suggested and would be most welcome. If you have no loose change or coins we gladly accept payment via Visa Electron or Mastercard etc.!


Anna Abbühl was born in 1995 in Basel into a family of musicians, which established her love for music from her youngest years. She chose the cello at an early age, and her first instructor, at age seven, was the cellist and composer Alfred Knüsel. At the age of 11 she was a finals participant at the international David Popper competition in Hungary, since then she has been a Prizewinner at numerous national and international competitions. She actively participates at masterclasses throughout Europe and concerts have led her to Germany, France, Austria, Italy, Sweden and Finland.

Currently Anna Abbühl is studying at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki with Professor Martti Rousi, earlier she completed her Bachelors Diploma with distinction with Prof. Antonio Meneses in Switzerland. She has received further impulses and encouragement from Arto Noras, David Geringas, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt and Danjulo Ishizaka. As a passionate musician she is active not only as a soloist but also as a member of various chamber music formations.

Hannes Jämsä began playing the cello at age 6 under the guidance of his father. Since then he has developed into a versatile musician being at home in baroque as well as in contemporary music and also being actively participating in various projects as a chamber musician. He studied at the Tallinn Theater and Music Academy in 2016-17 and is currently enrolled at the Sibelius Academy with Prof. Martti Rousi. Jämsä was also taught by Markus Hohti, Pauli Heikkinen and Henry-David Varema. He received further important influences at masterclasses with James Wilson, Marko Ylönen, Jan Freedom, Konstantin Bogino and Alexander Gebert. Hannes Jämsä has performed in Russia, Estonia, Germany, Austria and Croatia as well as of course in Finland. The cultural fund Pirkanmaa has significantly supported his career.