Finnish violinist, Pia Siirala is currently completing her doctoral studies at the Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland. Her artistic research, "Aspects of Hearing", concentrates on the music of the indigenous people, particularly the Chukchi people in north-eastern Siberia, where the ancient musical tradition is still alive. Pia Siirala had made several field trips to those areas, recording over 1300 songs. Inspired by this indigenous music, Siirala has created several compositions.
Pia Siirala studied at the Sibelius Academy, the Budapest Liszt Academy and at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. She is the concert master of Ensemble XXI. Pia Siirala has performed as a chamber musician and soloist throughout Russia, Europe, Australasia and the US.
CONCERT 1.10.2023. 16:00 Porvoo Cathedral / Porvoon Tuomiokirkko
Pia Siirala, Violin
SOUND ANSWERS VOICE / ÄÄNI VASTAA ÄÄNEEN
ULITA'S WALK / ULITAN KÄVELY