Paavali Jumppanen

July 2014 - Touring Australia with the Australian Chamber Orchestra (Quintet)

PAAVALI JUMPPANEN - (Finland)

Finnish pianist Paavali Jumppanen returns to Australia on his 5th mission in July to perform as a member of the Australian Chamber Orchestra - Quintet, performing Lutoslawski, Shostakovich and Dvořák. Paavali Jumppanen (1974) has performed on several occasions the complete Beethoven sonatas and recorded same during 2010/2012, which will be released progressively from early 2014. Paavali Jumppanen spent 2011/2012 in residence at the Harvard University conducting a research project for his Piano Sonatas book, which will be published shortly. He also performed and recorded the complete Beethoven Violin Sonatas with violinist Corey Cerovsek, which were recorded and released on the Swiss Claves label in 2007.

With: Satu Vänskä - Violin, Rebecca Chan - Violin, Christopher Moore - Viola, Timo-Veikko Valve - Cello, Paavali Jumppanen - Piano



(Photo: Petri Puromies)
 
CONCERT DATES 2014
10 July: Wollongong
11, 12, 15, 16 July: Sydney
17 July: Newcastle
19 July: Canberra
21 July: Melbourne
22 July: Adelaide
23 July: Perth
Information and booking details - http://www.aco.com.au/whats_on/event_detail/jumppanen

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May 2013 - Performing in Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane

PAAVALI JUMPPANEN - (Finland)

Fine Finnish pianist Paavali Jumppanen returns to Australia on his 4th mission in May to perform in recitals and collaboration in Melbourne for 2 weeks at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM ) and a week in Canberra and Brisbane, in a program of Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Liszt and an Australian premier of a Finnish work by composer Lauri Kilpiö (born 1974).

Paavali Jumppanen (born 1974) has performed on several occasions the complete Beethoven sonatas and recorded same during 2010/2012, which will be released progressively during the next 12 to 18 months. Mr Jumppanen spent 2011/2012 in residence at the Harvard University conducting a research project for his Piano Sonatas book, which will be published shortly. He also performed and recorded the complet e Beethoven Violin Sonatas with violinist Corey Cerovsek, which were recorded and released on the Swiss Claves label in 2007.

Media Release - Short Biography



(Photo: Petri Puromies)
 
RECITAL DATES 2013
1-12 May: Melbourne: ANAM - www.anam.com.au/what-s-on
Wednesday, 15 May: Canberra:
Embassy of Finland - www.finland.org.au
Friday, 17 May: Brisbane: Queensland Conservatorium - www.conevents.com.au/kawai-piano-series-paavali-jumppanen

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Australia - Singapore, October / November 2010

Paavali Jumppanen

Paavali Jumppanen
(photo: Petri Puromies)

Virtuosity in classical pianism from Finland

After his debut Australian tour in April 2004 performing with the Melbourne and Western Australian Symphonies and his solo recital program visit in October 2006, Paavali Jumppanen will be back in Australia and Singapore with his Beethoven recital, lecture and masterclass program in October/November 2010. Paavali Jumppanen has made big impressions in his homeland Finland, Scandinavia, Europe and the US with a range of distinguished symphony orchestras and in solo recitals. Paavali studied with Krystian Zimerman at the Music Academy of Basel in Switzerland. - See below the links to Paavali's bio, recent reviews - and to get a taste of Mr. Jumppanen’s grasp of Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas visit: http://www.gardnermuseum.org/music/artist/jumppanen.asp

Australian/Singapore touring program

- Mozart Sonata in B-Flat Major K 281;
- Beethoven Sonata in d-minor op 31 no 3 "Tempest"
- Four Preludes by Jouni Kaipainen;
- Beethoven Sonata in f-minor op 57 "Appassionata"

The lecture title and topic:

"Shakespearean influence in Beethoven's music",
The basic idea of the lecture is built on the much discussed and doubted comment "Read Shakespeare's Tempest", Beethoven allegedly gave his friend and assistant Anton Schindler regarding the musical meaning of the Tempest-Sonata. Paavali will present though some of the early response as well as some more recent ways to approach the matter. To connect the recital with the lecture, Paavali will include in his recital the "Shakespearean" Sonatas by Beethoven (The Tempest, Appassionata).

 

 

 

"...his technique is big and his imaginative daring even bigger..."
The Boston Globe

"...his playing is fresh and exciting..."
The New York Times

" At the Kennedy Center Jumppanen left no doubt that he has the dexterity of a Paganini and the strength of a Titan"
The Washington Post

"...his playing is fresh and bracing, like a cool Artic breeze…"
The Adelaide Advertiser

"...he played this very difficult piece (Boulez Sonata No.1) with mastery of idiom and an impressive communication of structure..."
The Melbourne Age

"...he added more glory from his concerts in Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth to his glowing overseas reviews, and his Brisbane performance showed they were no idle claims. He is everything the critics say of him and more..."
Brisbane Courier Mail

Read another review here: Boston Globe, March 2010

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Current Biography

 
TOUR DATES 2010
Perth: Thurs 21, Frid 22 and Sat 23 Oct: UWA - University of Western Australia - Keyboard series - http://www.music.uwa.edu.au/concerts/keyed-up#paavali
Adelaide: Sun 24 Oct: Recitals Australia - Elder Hall - (recital only - variation of program) - http://www.recitalsaustralia.org.au/
Canberra: Tues 26 Oct: Embassy of Finland - (recital only) - www.finland.org.au
Melbourne: Thurs 28, Frid 29 October: ANAM - Australia National Academy of Music - http://www.anam.com.au/cms-event-single/770/index.phps
Singapore: Thurs 4, Frid 5 Nov: NUS - University of Singapore
- http://www.nus.edu.sg/music/02_whatson.html

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Australia, October 2006

Paavali Jumppanen

Virtuosity in classical piano playing from Finland

After his debut Australian tour in April 2004 performing with the Melbourne and Western Australian Symphonies and solo recital program, this talented internationally awarded young Finnish pianist returns to Australia in a series of solo recitals and masterclasses. Paavali Jumppanen has made big impressions in Finland, Scandinavia, Europe and the US with a range of distinguished symphony orchestras and in solo recitals. Paavali studied with Krystian Zimerman at the Music Academy of Basel in Switzerland.

Australian program:

  • Beethoven sonata op 31 no 1 G-Major;
  • Paavo Heininen - sonata no 3
  • Rachmaninov Etudes Tableaux
    complete op 39.
"...his technique is big and his imaginative daring even bigger..." - The Boston Globe

"...his playing is fresh and exciting..." - The New York Times

" At the Kennedy Center Jumppanen left no doubt that he has the dexterity of a Paganini and the strength of a Titan" - The Washington Post

"...his playing is fresh and bracing, like a cool Artic breeze…" – The Adelaide Advertiser

"...he played this very difficult piece (Boulez Sonata No.1) with mastery of idiom and an impressive communication of structure..." – The Melbourne Age

"...he added more glory from his concerts in Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth to his glowing overseas reviews, and his Brisbane performance showed they were no idle claims. He is everything the critics say of him and more..." – Brisbane Courier Mail

 

 

"..fresh and bracing, like a cool Artic breeze…" – The Adelaide Advertiser

Link to pdf


Biography for Paavali Jumppanen

 

TOUR DATES October 2006
Monday 9 October Singapore
Friday 13 October Adelaide
Wednesday 18 October Melbourne
Sunday 22 October Perth
Wednesday 25 October Canberra
Friday 27 October Brisbane
Monday 30 October Sydney

 

 

 

 

Australian debut tour April, May 2004

Symphony Australia (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, WA Symphony Orchestra)

Adelaide, Melbourne, Cairns, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney

Paavali JumppanenInternationally awarded classical piano virtuoso from Finland

“ ..his technique is big and his imaginative daring even bigger..” - The Boston Globe

“ ..his playing is fresh and exciting..”
- The New York Times

www.yca.org/jumppanen.html