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    Pekka Kuusisto's home videos: a Finnish folk song about saunas

    2017-12-06T14:09:00Z

    In the latest of his ongoing series of Finnish folk song videos for the Philharmonia Orchestra, Pekka Kuusisto plays a song about heating up the sauna.

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    Pekka Kuusisto plays Finnish folk song

    2017-08-18T14:32:00Z

    In this second instalment of Pekka Kuusisto’s folk song videos from his home in Finland, the violinst plays a minuet from the village of Tuikka (Tjöck) in Ostrobothnia, a region of western Finland.  

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    Violinist Pekka Kuusisto's cheeky Proms encore

    2016-08-11T00:00:00Z

    Violinist Pekka Kuusisto follows his BBC Proms performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in London's Royal Albert Hall on 5 August 2016 with a lively rendition of Finnish folk song My Darling Is Beautiful - featuring some cheeky lyrics. Kuusisto sings and and plays his instrument and eventually invites ...