Navy Band

The Navy Band performs in the official events of the Finnish Navy and gives concerts in the hometown Turku and around western Finland. The Navy Band has their premises in the Turku Conservatoire and their concert venue is called the Sigyn Hall.

Senior Conductor

Lieutenant commander (Mus.) Petri Junna

Conductor

Lieutenant, Sr. grade (Mus.) Jarkko Aaltonen

Concerts

Centenary of the start of Finnish Civil War

Free admission.
  • Sat 27.01.2018
    at 16
    Seinäjoki Areena Kirkkokatu 23, 60100 Seinäjoki
Navy Band Petri Junna, conductor Cadre Singers, conducted by Matti Orlamo
The Navy Band will perform together with the Cadre Singers in a concert held as part of the festivities commemorating the start of the Finnish Civil War. During the concert, which lasts for about two hours, you will hear many of the best known Finnish patriotic marches. The concert is produced by the Southern Ostrobothnian Heritage Association for the War of Liberation and Independence.

Sigyn I

Tickets 20/10 euros at Lippupiste and one hour before the concert at the door.
  • Thu 08.02.2018
    19:00
    Sigyn-sali Linnankatu 60, 20100 Turku
Navy Band Jarkko Aaltonen, conductor Erkki Lasonpalo, violin
The 2018 series of Sigyn concerts will get off to a festive start, with the winner of the Finnish Defence Forces 100 years overture competition. It will be followed by the violin concerto of Harri Ahmas, which will be performed by the Navy Band with Erkki Lasonpalo as the soloist. Erkki Lasonpalo, a conductor-violinist, is well known for his interpretations of Ahmas’ works. As the final number, the Navy Band will perform the March of the Pori Regiment, which means that the concert will also conclude in a festive manner. The concert will last for about two hours (including the interval).

Hot tangos!

Tickets for the concert in Turku: 20/10 euros at Lippupiste and one hour before the concert at the door.
  • Tue 20.02.2018
    19:00
    Turku Concert Hall Aninkaistenkatu 9, 20100 Turku
  • Thu 22.02.2018
    19
    Ähtäri Hall, Ähtäri Karhunkierros 150, 63700 Ähtäri
With Maria Tyyster and Juha Hostikka as soloists, the Navy Band will take you to the world of fiery tangos. The concerts are held to mark the anniversaries of the Regional Offices of Southwestern Finland and Ostrobothnia, as well as the anniversary day of the Finnish Army. In addition to traditional fiery tangos, you will also have the chance to hear more recent light music. The concerts are arranged in cooperation with the Regional Offices of Southwestern Finland and Ostrobothnia. The concert will last for about two hours (including the interval).

Chamber Music Week

Free admission.
  • Sat 24.03.2018
    at 21:00
    Cultural Cafe Brummi Karjalankatu 15, 26100 Rauma
    THE NAVY BRASS QUINTET
  • Thu 29.03.2018
    at 19:00
    Kangasmoisionkatu 4. 38700 kankaanpää
    THE NAVY SAXOPHONE QUARTET
  • Wed 28.03.2018
    at 19:00
    Törnävä Church Ruukintie 157, 60200 Seinäjoki
    THE NAVY SAXOPHONE QUARTET
  • Wed 28.03.2018
    at 19:00
    Cultural house Poselli Nortamonkatu 12, 26100 Rauma
    THE NAVY WIND QUINTET
  • Thu 29.03.2018
    at 19:00
    Turku Castle Linnankatu 80, 20100 Turku
    THE NAVY WIND QUINTET
  • Tue 27.03.2018
    at 11:00
    Verkahovi Verkatehtaankatu 4, 20100 Turku
    THE NAVY SEPTET
  • Wed 28.03.2018
    at 13:30
    Ruusukortteli Puistokatu 11, 20100 Turku
    THE NAVY SEPTET
THE NAVY BRASS QUINTET, THE NAVY SAXOPHONE QUARTET, THE NAVY WIND QUINTET, THE NAVY SEPTET
The ensembles of the Navy Band will perform at different locations in Southwestern Finland, Satakunta and Southern Ostrobothnia during the Chamber Music Week. The Navy Saxophone Quartet will play a broad sample of its repertoire, which includes pieces composed and arranged for the ensemble. The quartet will also perform in a school concert in Kankaanpää. Over the years, the Navy Wind Quintet has performed in a variety of different places, which include chapels, museums and indoor skating rinks. In late March, during the Chamber Music Week, the ensemble will perform in two historic buildings: Sauvo Church and Turku Castle. During the Chamber Music Week, the Navy Brass Quintet will give performances in a late- night grooving brass show at Cultural Cafe Brummi in Rauma, while in the mornings, it will perform in schools in Turku. The Navy Septet will give an hour-long performance of light music, during which you have the chance to take a walk down the memory lane. In the lunch concert, you will hear pieces made famous by Elvis Presley and other songmakers.

National Veterans’ Day Concert

Free admission.
  • Fri 27.04.2018
    at 12:00
    Turku Concert Hall Aninkaistenkatu 9, 20100 Turku
Navy Band Jarkko Aaltonen, conductor Pia Pajala, soprano
The Navy Band will give a concert to mark the National Veterans’ Day. You will hear patriotic classics and some of the most popular songs of the national-romantic era. The concert will be jointly organised with the City of Turku and it will last for about an hour (without interval).

Soldiers Home spring concerts

Tickets 10 euros
  • Thu 03.05.2018
    at 18:00
    Heikkilä Soldiers’ Home Rykmentintie 15, 20810 Turku
  • Fri 04.05.2018
    at 18
    Heikkilä Soldiers’ Home Rykmentintie 15, 20810 Turku
Navy Band Petri Junna, conductor
The traditional Soldiers’ Home spring concerts are here again! The Turku Soldiers’ Home Association and the Navy Band will jointly arrange a concert that will be held twice in the Soldiers’ Home of the Heikkilä barracks. The concert will last for about two hours (including the interval). Tickets 10 euros (including coffee and doughnut). You can buy tickets at Heikkilä Soldiers’ Home or from Heli Jukala (tel. 050 558 4023).

Spring in the air

11,50 € / 6,50 €
  • Tue 15.05.2018
    at 19
    Sigyn Hall Linnankatu 60, 20100 Turku
Navy Band Petri Junna, conductor Jarkko Aaltonen, conductor
The wind orchestras of the Turku Conservatory and the Navy Band, with students of the conservatory as soloists, will perform spring melodies. The concert will last for about two hours (including the interval). The event is organised by the Turku Conservatory. Tickets 11.50/6.50 euros at Ticketmaster and one hour before the concert at the door. The proceeds will go to support the grant fund of the Turku Conservatory.

Saturday evening request concert

Free admission.
  • Sat 02.06.2018
    at 18:00
    Lakeuden Risti Church Koulukatu 24, 60100 Seinäjoki
Navy Band Petri Junna, conductor Mika Nisula, tenor
The Navy Band, with tenor Mika Nisula as the soloist, will perform some of the best- known melodies from the traditional Saturday night request programme of the Finnish Broadcasting Company. You will hear many of classics of Finnish patriotic and spiritual music in a concert which is held in the famous church designed by Alvar Aalto. The concert will last for about an hour (without interval).

Traditional park concert

Free admission.
  • Thu 19.07.2018
    at 18
    Tuomaanpuisto, 20500 Turku
Navy Band Jarkko Aaltonen, conductor
The Navy Band will perform some of the best-loved marches composed during Finnish independence. The traditional park concert is organised by the Guild of the Pori Brigade and the Turku Soldiers’ Home Association will also be there with its mobile canteen where you can buy coffee and fresh doughnuts. The concert will take place weather permitting and it will last for about an hour (without interval).