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Virtuoso Nordic Fiddlers Perform at St. Olaf

From Paul Niemisto:

Two of Nordic Europe's great virtuoso fiddlers, Arto and Antti Järvelä, will perform at St. Olaf College September 28. 7:00 PM in Urness Recital Hall. 

The cousins belong to an illustrious musical family from Kaustinen, Finland, whose tradition of fiddling at weddings in Finland goes back more than 300 years. 
Grounded in the musical tradition of the Othnobothnia region, the duo also plays their own stunning originals. “Both Antti and Arto are responsible for radical reinventions of Finnish roots music,” notes a review praising their new album, Os Fera Liluli.  Arto also plays with the renowned folk fiddle orchestra JPP, Nordik Tree, and with Maria Kalaniemi, Erik Hokkanen & Lumisudet, and Kaivama, as well as performs solo. Antti is known for his work with Frigg, JPP, Baltic Crossing, Troka, and Kings of Polka. They will also hold a folk music  workshop at 2:30 in the same building.

Admission is free to all.


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