Arto Rinne | Thursday, 13 June 2013 - Monday, 29 July 2013

Date(s): 
13 June 2013 to 29 July 2013
Speaker: 
Arto Rinne

Arto Rinne will fly from St. Petersburg, Russia to Boston, Massachusetts for 6 weeks of playing music, lecturing and touring in the Midwest and New England. He will be accompanied by his band Sattuma, a four-person Karelian Folk band. Sattuma will start the 2013 summer tour at the PECO Multicultural Day at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 15th then on to Hancock, Michigan as featured performers at the US FinnFest in June, and on to Sudbury, Canada to perform at the Canadian FinnFest. In addition to playing, Arto will be giving lectures in many locations along the tour. Prepared presentations include:

  • "Music, Story and Instrumentation of the Kalevala”
  • "Stories, Songs and Traditions of the Northlands"
  • "Folk Music & Silent Film Projects in the Arctic Circles Region of Norway"
  • "Finnish and Karelian Ancient Folk Instruments"