A unique trip to Savonlinna

The most interesting train trip of the summer is made with Reissujuna from Helsinki to Savonlinna! During the trip we offer live performances, quality food and drinks and a nostalgic atmosphere driven by the steam locomotive Heikki. 

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A SMELL OF THE STEAM AND A GOOD ATMOSPHERE

Our trip starts on July 9, 2021 at 8 o’clock from Helsinki and we arrive in Savonlinna after 16 o’clock. The route runs Helsinki-Lahti-Kouvola-Parikkala-Punkaharju-Savonlinna and after Parikkala we stop at at all train stations. The return trip from Savonlinna starts on July 11, 2021 at 16 o’clock, we will arrive in Helsinki at about 22 o’clock.

During the journey, you will experience the unique atmosphere of old times in a memorable company and you will see many places worth visiting. See all our stops in the Timetables -section.

WHERE TO?

From Helsinki to Savonlinna 9.7. 8 o’clock

From Savonlinna to Helsinki 11.7. 16 o’clock

For the time being, travel tickets can be bought from Helsinki to Savonlinna and back. You can get on board from the intermediate stations depending on the booking situation. The information is updated on Reissujuna’s website closer to departure.

WHO IS PERFORMING IN THE TRAIN?

During the weekend train trips you can experience several different performances. Performers: sopranos Päivi Pylvänäinen and Johanna Lehesvuori, pianist Jukka Nykänen and Jenna Ristilä, bandoneónist Henrik Sandås, the clown Hanna Terävä and the male voice choir quartet Ylioppilaskunnan laulajat.

WHAT ELSE?

During the trip you will have the opportunity to dine at the restaurant car with high quality meals and drinks. Don’t forget that you can take a larger luggage with you, as there is plenty of space in the freight car.

THE BEST QUALITY MENU OF THE RAILS

What would a train trip be without good food and drink? The local-friendly menu combined with the rightly selected wines completes the travel pleasure. We also pay attention to special diets.

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PRESENTATIONS OF THE PERFORMERS

PÄIVI PYLVÄNÄINEN

Päivi Pylvänäinen is a soprano from Savonlinna. She has performed as a soloist of the Jyväskylä Symphony, Saimaa Sinfonietta, Savonlinna Orchestra and Varusmiessoittokunta.

Pylvänäinen began her music career as a violinist, but ended up in opera training at the Sibelius Academy and graduated with great grades in the spring of 2015. The bright soprano Päivi Pylvänäinen is known on both opera and theater stages as well as on concert tours.

JOHANNA LEHESVUORI

Lehesvuori has performed both in Finland and abroad in several different ensembles as a soloist in several different choirs and orchestras.

She has worked in several opera productions in Finland, Sweden and Italy since 2006 and has also been involved in musicals in three different professional theaters as a singer-actress.

JENNA RISTILÄ

Savonlinna-based pianist Jenna Ristilä mostly works with singers, but also performs chamber music and solo repertoire.

Ristilä has worked as a rehearsal pianist and music director in both adult and children’s operas and is always enthusiastic about designing lied programs, but she also enjoys accompaniment lessons, recordings and choral music.

YLIOPPILASKUNNAN LAULAJAT

For more than 135 years, the YL Male Choir has been at the cutting edge of the art of male choir singing in Finland.

Established in 1883 as Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat [the Helsinki University Chorus], the YL Male Choir is Finland’s best-known male choir and a national institution.

HENRIK SANDÅS

Henrik Sandås is a bandoné artist whose repertoire includes baroque music, new art music and improvisation in addition to Argentine tango and tango nuevo.

Sandås’ appealing playing style and emotional interpretations have aroused admiration around the world. He is one of Finland’s most sought-after tango nuevo specialists and nowadays he devotes more and more of his time to composing, arranging and orchestrating music.

Sandås has performed for instance in Finland, Spain, Argentina and Russia as a soloist in orchestras and as a chamber musician with various ensembles and he has also performed at many international festivals in Finland and abroad.

HANNA TERÄVÄ

Hanna Terävä is a clown, circus teacher and dancer who graduated as a dancer from Danshögskolan in Stockholm in 2001 and has a master’s degree in clownery from Stockholm Theater Academy in 2010.

Terävä works extensively in the field of theater-clowning in both adult and children’s ensembles on and off the theater stage.

Terävä does her work with physical theater equipment: with her body and imagination and her performances are suitable for everyone from junior to senior.

JUKKA NYKÄNEN

Jukka Nykänen is a very versatile musician who graduated from the Department of Piano Music of the Sibelius Academy in 2004 and works as a solo pianist, lied pianist, arranger and composer.

His specialty is improvisational piano arrangements and planned concerts opening the history of classical music.

He has performed several times for instance at Helsinki Festival, Espoo International Piano Week, Kuhmo Chamber Music, and Turku, Mänttä and Joroinen Music Festivals.

HELSINKI – SAVONLINNA 9.7.2021
SAVONLINNA – HELSINKI 11.7.2021

Our trip starts on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 8 o’clock from Helsinki and we arrive at about 16 o’clock in Savonlinna. The return trip from Savonlinna to Helsinki starta at 16 o’clock and we arrive in Helsinki at 22 o’clock.

The trip offers live performances, quality food and drinks and a nostalgic atmosphere driven by the steam locomotive Heikki. The route runs between Savonlinna – Punkaharju – Parikkala – Kouvola – Lahti – Helsinki and betweeen Savonlinna-Parikkala, we stop at all train stations.

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