Friday 20.11 at 6pm at Arkadia: Piano recital by Anni Collan

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Dear friend of Arkadia,

You are invited to a piano recital by Anni Collan on Friday 20.11 at 6pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)


Sonata E-major, op. 109

Sibelius: 5 Pieces for Piano, op. 75
1) Kun pihlaja kukkii/When the Mountain Ash is blooming
2) Yksinäinen honka/The Lonely Pine
3) Haapa/The Aspen
4) Koivu/The Birch
5) Kuusi/The Spruce

Rachmaninov: Variations

Duration: 53 minutes


Warm regards,


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. !

Anni Collan is a Finnish pianist and pedagogue. 2014 she graduated with top grades from the Folkwang University in Essen where she studied with the renowned Finnish pianist prof. Henri Sigfridsson. 2015 she finished her Master studies with top grades at the Sibelius-Academy under the guidance of other remarkable Finnish artist-pedagogues Paavali Jumppanen and Hui-Ying Liu-Tawaststjerna. Other important influences have been Olli Mustonen, Matti Raekallio, Andras Schiff, and Antti Siirala.

Anni Collan placed third in the biggest national piano competition in Jyväskylä last year, and has been rewarded in several smaller competitions in Finland. This year she received the 2nd prize at the Concurso Internacional de Orihuela in Spain. 2014 she received the Pro Musica -grant and a scholarship to attend the prestigious Mendelssohn-Academy in Leipzig.

Anni Collan
has performed with the Sigyn Sinfonietta in Turku and on their Baltic Tour, the Jyväskylä Sinfonia, and with festival orchestras in Espoo and Joutseno.

2009 Anni was the debutant of the Pianoaura-festival in Turku. This year Anni gave a recital at the Grosse Klaviermusik, junge PianistInnen -series in Duisburg and performed at the PianoEspoo-festival in Finland. She’s looking forward to performing at the legendary Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival next year.

In addition to playing Anni practices Vinyasa and Yin Yoga and is a certified yoga teacher. She’s married to composer Matti Heininen, whose works she performs actively.