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Finland 100 Celebration Concert and Dinner

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Campus Club of the University of Minnesota

4th Floor Coffman Union

300 Washington Avenue SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455

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CELEBRATING FINLAND CONCERT AND DINNER IN HONOR OF

FINLAND 100, A CELEBRATION OF FINLAND'S 100 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE


Co sponsored by *Common Strands and the Campus Club

The musical theme of the program centers around Finnish Civil War, and the pivotal roles of Jean Sibelius, as well as General, later Finnish President Gustav Mannerheim. Program narrated and performed by Craig Randal Johnson.

Minneapolis based pianist and conductor Craig Randal Johnson specializes in Finnish and American music. As pianist he has performed across the USA as the Finlandia Foundation “Performer of the Year”, as well as in St. Paul, New York, Los Angeles, Hartford, Iowa City, Tucson, the Finnish Embassy in Washington D.C. and elsewhere. As pianist in Finland Mr. Johnson has performed in Helsinki, Ylivieska and Raahe, and has toured with Finnish baritone Esa Ruuttunen in Finland, Canada and the USA. Mr. Johnson’s piano repertoire include works by several contemporary Finnish composers in addition to Sibelius and his ‘national romanticcontemporaries.

Menu created by Executive Chef Beth Jones of the Campus Club:

  • Finnish rye bread with butter and cheese
  • Punajuurisalaati, Beet salad with potatoes, apples, carrots and sour cream dressing
  • Seared Salmon with pickled cucumbers, and radishes over dill potatoes
  • Lamb and oat stuffed cabbage rolls with allspice gravy and lingonberries
  • Britta Cake with fresh berries



Schedule:

6pm doors open, cash bar available

6:30 Buffet Dinner Served

7:15 Concert and program


*Common Strands 501(c)3 promotes cultural exchange of traditional and contemporary fiber/textile artbrings together diverse artists and and their work in creative ways to benefit both the artists and their communities to enrich the broader fine arts community

Common Strands creates collaborations between artists and communities through exhibits and events to foster exchange of knowledge and dialogue for new ideas and partnerships




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