4 The Guards Band

The Guards Band

The oldest professional wind band in Finland, The Guards Band, was established in 1819. Nowadays the official representative band of the Finnish Defence Forces consists of 42 full-time musicians. One of the duties for the Helsinki-based band is performing at The Independence Day’s reception at the Presidential Palace. On top of the official performances, the Guards Band also gives concerts in Finland and abroad.

Senior Conductor

Major (Mus.) Pasi-Heikki Mikkola

Conductor

Major (Mus.) Tomi Väisänen

Concerts

LIVE STREAM: Uuno Klami 120 anniversary

19 - 33 €

You can listen to the concert at https://youtu.be/WRMlarNw4mg. Due to corona restrictions the concert will be played without audience. In case you have bought tickets to the concert please contact the ticket seller for refund. The concert will be celebrating Uuno Klami´s 120th anniversary. The concert will be organized keeping safety distances within audience and performers. There is no intermission.

Matts Remell, euphonium
Pasi-Heikki Mikkola, conducter

CANCELLED: Christmas concert

50/25 €

Due to corona restrictions the concert is cancelled. In case you have bought tickets to the concert please contact the ticket seller for refund.

Töölö I

Free admission
  • Wed 03.02.2021
    at 7 pm
    The Rock Church (Temppeliaukio Church)

Miika Jämsä, tuba
Anna-Maria Helsing, conductor

Arvo Pärt: Fratres for wind octet and percussion
Jukka Linkola: Concerto for tuba
Hilding Rosenberg: Symphony for wind instruments and percussion

Spring concert

Ticket sales information will be informed later.
  • Fri 23.04.2021
    at 7 pm
    Finlandia hall
The program will be informed later.

Töölö II

Free admission
  • Wed 05.05.2021
    at 7 pm
    The Rock Church (Temppeliaukio Church)

Saara Aittakumpu, conductor
Kampin laulu

Igor Stravinsky: Mass
Anton Bruckner: Mass no. 2 e-molli

The Guards Band Festival

Free admission
  • Thu 17.06.2021
    – 19.6.2021
    Suomenlinna Sea Fortress