Prefer to read the story of Elis Pehkonen and his father Sulo Pehkonen in Finnish? You can read a version via The Requiem Collections of Pentti Kauppi and Pentti Ruokonen at Requiem.fi.
“A concert in Aldeburgh Parish Church on Saturday 14th July 2012 at 6pm will celebrate composer Elis Pehkonen’s 70th birthday. The programme will include recent works by Gordon Crosse, Peter Hope, Elis Pehkonen, Jane Wells (Occasional Dancing/see news-publication) and Christopher Wright alongside popular pieces by Bach, Handel, Gounod, Purcell and Saint-Saens.
“The performers are Lesley-Jane Rogers (soprano), John Turner and Liz Page (recorders), Danielle Perrett (harp), Fenella Humphreys (violin), Helen Reid (piano), David Wright (harpsichord), Jeremy Hughes (‘cello) and Diggory Seacombe (timpani and percussion).”