Saturday 22.2 at 4pm at Arkadia: concert by Linda Fogelsone (violin), Sergei Tiutiunik (violin) and Elizaveta Samsonova (piano)

Dear friend of Arkadia,

You are invited to a concert by Linda Fogelsone (violin), Sergei Tiutiunik (violin) and Elizaveta Samsonova (piano) on Saturday 22.2 at 4pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)

J.S. Bach – Chaconne from d-moll partita for violin solo A. Schnittke – Old Style suite for violin and piano W.A. Mozart – duo for 2 violins #11, 1st movement (arrangement of piano sonata D-dur K311/284c) A. Schnittke – “Moz-art” for two violins P. Tchaikovsky – Melody, Russian Dance from the ballet “Swan Lake” for violin and piano.


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.!

Linda Fogelsone

Linda Fogelsone (b.1987) is a Latvian born violinist. She started her violin playing at age of 6 at Emīls Dārziņš Music Secondary School in Riga with a teacher Ludmila Girska. In 2006 she continued her further violin studies at Turku University of Applied Sciences (Finland) and a year later at Sibelius Academy by Alexander Vinnitski from where she graduated her Master Degree in 2015.

Meanwhile Linda has improved her artistic diversity in masterclasses by such teachers and professors as David Danel, Kaija Saarikettu, Mikhail Kopelman, John Kane, Andrea Duka-Löwenstein, Daniela Rizova, Attila Fyzessery and Marina Kesselman.

She has also played large amount of chamber music of various kind and taken masterclasses by such artists as Tuija Hakkila, Marko Ylönen, Jouko Laivuori, Charles Castlemann, Georg Hamann, Felix Gotlieb, Alexander Rudin, Janis Rinkulis.

In 2009 Linda Fogelsone won the 3rd price of the 5th International Bethoven Competition in Austria. In 2011 she was awarded with the Festival’s 1st price of Crescendo Summer Institute of the Arts in Hungary.

Linda has performend solo and chamber music concerts in Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Great Britain, Austria, Czech Republic and Hungary. Besides performing Linda has also been teaching and given masterclasses in Finland and Czech Republic.

Since 2013 Linda Fogelsone works in Kymi Sinfonietta (Kotka, Finland) where since 2015 she takes a position as the 2nd concertmaster.

Sergei Tiutiunik

Sergei Tiutiunik was born in Sevastopol (former USSR) on 13 of april 1988. Till 1999 he studied under L.A. Denisova in Sevastopol where he became laureate of three regional competitions. After that Sergei left for Saint-Petersburg, where he continued his musical education in music school No11 (S.M. Shalman, 1999-2002) and Special Music School-Liceum of SPb Conservatory (S.M. Shalman, prof. A.G. Stang, 2002-2006). In 2006 Sergei entered Saint- Petersburg State conservatory. His teacher was prof. A.G. Stang, under whom he finished conservatory (2011) and started to study in graduate school (2011-2014), which is the last and highest step of musical education in Russia. Living in Saint-Petersburg Sergei became a laureate and diploma holder of several international competitions both as solo player and in chamber ensemble. He also took part in master-classes of such violinists as W. Marschner, R. Totenberg. Y. Repko, A.Tatzumi, A. Koshvanets, Z. Vinnikov, O. Cardenes, P. Kuusisto, M. Rysanov.

Since december 2007 Sergei worked in Saint-Petersburg Symphony Orchestra (under. A. Dmitriev), in 2nd violins section (2007-2010), and in 1st (2011-2014); then in the 1st violins section of Saint-Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra under Y. Temirkanov (2014-2017). Since 2018 year Sergei is a leader of 2nd violins section of Kymi Sinfonietta.

As a solo and chamber musician Sergei performed music of different styles on the concert venues of Russia, Finland, Estonia, Belarus, Ukraine, Germany, Belgium, Austria. As a participant of the international festivals “From Avant-garde to Nowadays” and “Saint- Petersburg Musical Spring” Sergei was a first performer of various contemporary compositions.

Elizaveta Samsonova

Elizaveta Samsonova is young Russian pianist. In 2014 she graduated from the St-Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory and in 2016 the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, where she studied five years with famous Finnish pianist and professor, Erik T. Tawaststjerna.
Elizaveta performed recitals and with orchestras in different concert halls in Russia, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Lithuania, Norway and China. Also she played concerts organized under patronage of the president of Finland Tarja Halonen. The pianist performed as a soloist with Saint-Petersburg Philharmonic Society Orchestra, Saint-Petersburg orchestra “Classica”, Volgograd Academic Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian National Symphony orchestra, Polyteknikkojen Orkesteri (Helsinki), Tampere philharmonic quartet and Jyväskylä quartet. She collaborated with such conductors as E.Serov, A.Kantorov, J.Domarkas, P.Komulainen and others.
Elizaveta is a multiply laureate of many prestigious international piano competitions. She took part in different music festivals as “Lempaalasoi” (2006 – 2011, Finland), International “Kissinger Sommer” (Germany), Egersund festival (Norway) and others.
From 2016 during two years she was a professor of piano in Kunming International High College of the Arts, China.