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Programme

Programme

The programme at the Concert Hall, 25 May 2018


Entry

Alfred Anderssén (1887–1940):
Högtidsmarsch till Åbo Akademi (1938)
Arrangement: Sauli Huhtala
Akademiska Orkestern vid Åbo Akademi

Music

Jean Sibelius (1865–1957):
Jordens sång op. 93 (1919)
Text: Jarl Hemmer (1893–1944)
Åbo Akademis invigningskantat
I Jorden
II De veka
III De stridbara
IV Hjärtat
V Den eviga drömmen
VI Epilog

Florakören vid Åbo Akademi, Studentkören Brahe Djäknar and Akademiska Orkestern vid Åbo Akademi
Conductor: Sauli Huhtala
Choir rehersal: Ulf Långbacka

Address of welcome

Professor Mikko Hupa, rektor för Åbo Akademi

Music

Jean Sibelius–Johan Ludvig Runeberg:
Våren flyktar hastigt
Sauli Huhtala–Jarl Hemmer:
Jag ville vara havet

Aurora Marthens, soprano
Akademiska Orkestern vid Åbo Akademi

Conferrer’s speach

Professor Meri Larjavaara

Conferral ceremony

Professor Meri Larjavaara, conferrer for humanities, psychology and logopedics (Faculty of Arts, Psychology and Theology) conferred
1 Jubilee Doctor in absens
2 Honorary Doctors of Philosophy
1 Honorary Doctor of Psychology
12 Doctors of Philosophy

Professor Ingvar Dahlbacka, conferrer for theology (Faculty of Arts, Psychology and Theology) conferred
1 Jubilee Doctor in absens
4 Doctors of Theology

Professor Michael Uljens, conferrer for education and welfare studies (Faculty of Education and Welfare Studies) conferred
1 Doctor of Philosophy
1 Doctor of Health Sciences
7 Doctors of Philosophy (Education)
6 Doctors of Philosophy
5 Doctors of Health Sciences
1 Doctor of Social Sciences

Professor Malin Brännback, conferrer for social sciences, business and economics (Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics) conferred
3 Honorary Doctors of Social Sciences
1 Honorary Doctor of Economics
9 Doctors of Social Sciences
5 Doctors of Economics

Professor Jorma Mattinen, conferrer for natural sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering) conferred
1 Jubilee Doctor in absens
2 Honorary Doctors of Philosophy
22 Doctors of Philosophy

Professor Carl-Eric Wilén, conferrer for technology (Faculty of Science and Engineering) conferred
1 Jubilee Doctor in absens
2 Honorary Doctors of Technology
16 Doctors of Technology
4 Doctors of Philosophy

National Anthem
Fredrik Pacius (1809–1891)
Lyrics: J.L. Runeberg

Exit

Joseph Haydn (1732–1809):
March for the Royal Society of Musicians

 


Procession from the Concert Hall to Turku Cathedral

 


Ecumenical service with readings from other traditions, Turku Cathedral

Our values at Åbo Akademi University are diversity, openness, courage, participation and sustainability. Therefore, Åbo Akademi University wants to accommodate some of the diversity that constitutes the university and its local environment. This year the service was ecumenical. It was also followed by readings from other religious traditions.

Participants

Preacher: bishop Björn Vikström
Liturgy: vicar Mia Bäck
Text reading: Ion Durac, Airi Forssell, Leif-Göte Björklund, Emma Audas, Måns Broo, Mercédesz Czimbalmos, Ibrahim Özdemir.

Music “Mässa i Mångfaldens tid” by Ulf Långbacka

Ulf Långbacka conductor
Aurora Marthens soprano
Mats Lillhannus tenor
Harri Wallenius clarinet
Samuli Paavilainen cello
Hilda Kunnola harp
Olli Lehti percussions
Tuuli Lempa organ and synth
Markku Hietaharju orgel
Kim Engblom electronics

Dance led by Laura Hellsten
Planning of the service: Professor Peter Nynäs, Åbo Akademi

Choirs:
Studentkören Brahe Djäknar
Florakören vid Åbo Akademi
Conductor: Ulf Långbacka

Updated 9.12.2020