Concerts and performances

Arja’s solo performance

In her music Arja uses several different kantele replicas, and combines old and new playing techniques and scales. The duration can vary from minutes to several hours.

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Runosong-kantele duo, Taito Hoffrén & Arja Kastinen

The performances of Taito Hoffrén and Arja Kastinen are a continuum of the ancient tradition in which the old kantelemusic was an essential part of the Baltic Finnish runosong tradition, and in which the musicians are improvising on the waves of the slow esthetics.

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