Upcoming concerts

Monday Night at Koko Jazz Club: Jukka Perko & UMO – Dizzy Atmosphere

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UMO returns to Koko Jazz Club! UMO’s featured soloist Jukka Perko used to play in Dizzy Gillespie’s band in the late 1980’s. The celebratory program put together by Perko features songs left by Gillespie in the UMO sheet music archives.

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Mon 2nd March at 7 pm Koko Jazz Club, Helsinki

Tickets available at Tiketti from 20 € / 16 € (normal 18 €, seniors, unemployed, students and children 14 € + Tiketti’s fees 2 €). 90 minutes, with intermission.

Michel Legrand & Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra & UMO

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Be prepared for a nostalgic trip to send shivers down your spine as the UMO Jazz Orchestra now celebrating its 40th anniversary and the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra welcome Michel Legrand, pianist and composer of the score for the legendary film Les Parapluies de Cherbourg. Piloting the orchestra tonight is the Chief Conductor of the illustrious Metropole Orchestra, Jules Buckley.

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Tue 17th March at 7 pm, Helsinki Music Centre, Helsinki

Tickets available at Lippupalvelu from 48,50 € / 37,50 € / 27,50 € (normal 45 €, pensioners 35 €, unemployed, students and children 25 € + service fee 2,50 - 3,50 €).

Gregory Porter & UMO

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Gregory Porter is without a doubt one of the hottest jazz vocalists around right now. In March 2015 he’ll join UMO on Helsinki Hall of Culture stage as the orchestra celebrates its 40th year.

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Wed 25th March at 7.30 pm, Kulttuuritalo, Sturenkatu 4, Helsinki

Tickets available at Lippupalvelu from 45 € / 40 € / 35 € (normal 41,50 €, pensioners 37,50 €, unemployed, students and children 32,50 € + service fee 2,50 - 3,50 €). 


Paquito D’Rivera revisits UMO

Cuban-American clarinet player, saxophonist, composer and conductor Paquito D’Rivera visits UMO after 27 years. UMO and Paquito D’Rivera go way back to the 1980s when he made friends with Esko Linnavalli, the orchestra’s founder. D’Rivera […]

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