UPCOMING EVENTS


Letters – Tampering Festival

Date: August 23, 2019

Time: 6 PM

Location: Kulttuuritalo Laikku, Musiikkisali, Tampere

My second string quartet Letters will be performed by the Tampering Ensemble at the fourth Tampering Festival in Tampere. Free entry!

Öar i ett hav som strömmar

Date: August 24, 2019

Time: 3 PM

Location: Kulttuuritalo Laikku, Musiikkisali, Tampere.

Soprano Sanna Iljin and pianist Tuomas Salokangas will perform my new song cycle Öar i ett hav som strömmar at the fourth Tampering Festival. Free entry!

Vickan & Väinö – World Premiere

Date: October 17, 2019

Time: 6 PM

Location: Alexander Theatre, Helsinki

Vickan & Väinö is a bilingual (Swedish and Finnish) fairytale opera for children to the libretto and original story of Marina Motaleff. Cast: Hedvig Paulig soprano, Ville Salonen tenor, Markus Nieminen baritone and Janne Valkeajoki accordion. Commissioned and produced by Ooppera BOX.

Vickan & Väinö

Date: October 18, 2019

Time: 10 AM

Location: Alexander Theatre

Vickan & Väinö is a bilingual (Swedish and Finnish) fairytale opera for children to the libretto and original story of Marina Motaleff. Cast: Hedvig Paulig soprano, Ville Salonen tenor, Markus Nieminen baritone and Janne Valkeajoki accordion. Commissioned and produced by Ooppera BOX.

Vickan & Väinö

Date: October 18, 2019

Time: 12 PM

Location: Alexander Theatre

Vickan & Väinö is a bilingual (Swedish and Finnish) fairytale opera for children to the libretto and original story of Marina Motaleff. Cast: Hedvig Paulig soprano, Ville Salonen tenor, Markus Nieminen baritone and Janne Valkeajoki accordion. Commissioned and produced by Ooppera BOX.

Vickan & Väinö

Date: October 18, 2019

Time: 6 PM

Location: Alexander Theatre

Vickan & Väinö is a bilingual (Swedish and Finnish) fairytale opera for children to the libretto and original story of Marina Motaleff. Cast: Hedvig Paulig soprano, Ville Salonen tenor, Markus Nieminen baritone and Janne Valkeajoki accordion. Commissioned and produced by Ooppera BOX.

Requiem for our Earth – World Premiere

Date: November 7, 2019

Location: Sellosali, Espoo, Finland

A new 30 minute work about global warming commissioned and premiered by Akademiska Damkören Lyran conducted by Jutta Seppinen will get it’s world premiere at Sellosali in Espoo, Finland.

Tundo! – Finnish Premiere

Date: December 5, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Kuopion Musiikkikeskus, Finland

The Finnish premiere of Tundo! will be played by Kuopio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jaakko Kuusisto.

Tundo! USA Premiere

Date: February 22, 2020

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, Colorado Springs, USA

Very happy to make my debut in the USA with my orchestral piece Tundo! performed by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic conducted by Christian Reif.

Tundo! with Colorado Springs Philharmonic

Date: February 23, 2020

Time: 2:30 PM

Location: Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, Colorado Springs, USA

Very happy to get a second performance of my orchestral piece Tundo! performed by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic conducted by Christian Reif.

 

PAST EVENTS


Öar i ett hav som strömmar – World Premiere

Date: August 18, 2019

Time: 6 PM

Location: Kulttuuritila Nuijamies, Lappeenranta, Finland

Very happy that the world premiere of my new song cycle Öar i ett hav som strömmar composed to the poems of Henrika Ringbom will take place at the brand new Kumaus Festival in Lappeenranta. The whole song cycle will be premiered by soprano Marika Hölttä and pianist Maritta Manner.

Letters in Helsinki

Date: August 11, 2019

Time: 4 PM

Location: Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki

My second string quartet Letters will be played for the first time in Helsinki at the Temppeliaukio Church by the Lapland Quartet.

Letters at Kokonainen Festival

Date: August 3, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Janakkalan Pyhän Laurin kirkko, Finland

My second string quartet Letters will be performed at the Kokonainen Festival.

Nisus at Kokonainen Festival

Date: August 2, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Janakkalan Pyhän Laurin kirkko, Finland

My string trio Nisus will be performed by Linda Suolahti, Mari Viluksela and Anni Kallioniemi at the fourth Kokonainen Festival 2019.

Minna – On the radio

Start date: July 16, 2019

End date: August 15, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Minna – Pictures from the Life of Minna Canth was performed by TampereRaw in March 2019 and the Finnish Broadcasting Company broadcast the concert in March. The recording is played again in the radio program “Aikamme suomalaista musiikkia” and can be streamed worldwide until August 15th. Have a listen under this link!

Nisus – World Premiere

Date: July 7, 2019

Time: 1 PM

Location: Viitasaari, Finland

The world premiere of my string trio Nisus will be played by Uusinta Ensemble and will take place at the contemporary music festival Time of Music in Viitasaari.

Sailing to Windward in Joutseno

Date: June 29, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Joutsenon kirkko, Finland

The Finnish Male Choir Assosiation’s representative choir Liiton miehet conducted by Paavo Hyökki will perform Sailing to Windward in Joutseno Church at 7 PM.

Letters – Finnish Premiere

Date: June 15, 2019

Time: 2 PM

Location: Inkoo, Finland

The Finnish premiere of my second string quartet Letters will take place at the festival Musik vid Havet led by artistic director Nonna Knuuttila in Inkoo in Southern Finland. More information coming soon!

Shapes in Offenbach

Date: May 25, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Friedenskirche, Offenbach am Main, Germany

Shapes will be played by Janne Valkeajoki in his solo concert at the festival “Sommermusik im Pfarrgarten” in Offenbach am Main, Germany.

Two Songs – World Premiere

Date: May 11, 2019

Location: Helsinki, Finland

World premiere of two songs from the new song cycle Öar i ett hav som strömmar composed to poems by Henrika Ringbom. Soprano Aurora Marthens and pianist Gustav Djupsjöbacka will premiere the songs V. Transformerad röd and VI. Bara en liten stund at Finlands Svenska Författarförbund’s 100-year anniversary celebration.