Nisus – Swedish Premiere

Date: February 6, 2023
Time: 20:00 - 21:00
Location: Studio Acusticum, Stora salen, Piteå, Sweden
The contemporary music ensemble Norrbotten NEO will perform the Swedish premiere of my string trio Nisus at their concert New Europe. The concert will be radio broadcast over all of Europe. More info can be found here.

Science Frictions – World Premiere

Date: March 20, 2023
All-day event
Location: University of Helsinki
The Conferment Jubilee of the University of Helsinki is opened on 20 March 2023 in an event in which the new honorary doctors are also announced. In the opening event my new 20 minute multilingual conferment cantata Science Frictions, composed to a new text by Cia Rinne, will get its world premiere by counter tenor soloist […]

Vickan & Väinö – Oulu Music Festival

Date: March 13, 2023
Time: 17:00
Location: Valve Cultural Centre, Oulu
Vickan & Väinö is a bilingual (Swedish and Finnish) fairytale opera for children to the libretto and original story of Marina Motaleff. On stage Hedvig Paulig (Vickan), Ville Salonen (Väinö), Markus Nieminen (Engel/Löw) and Janne Valkeajoki  (accordion). Commissioned and produced by Opera BOX and performed at 5 PM and 7 PM at the Oulu Music Festival.

The Holocene Extinction – World Premiere

Date: April 8, 2023
All-day event
Location: Helsinki Music Centre
Ylioppilaskunnan laulajat (The YL Male Choir) conducted by Pasi Hyökki have commissioned a new piece The Holocene Extinction that will get it's world premiere at the choir's 140th Anniversary Concert on Easter Saturday at Helsinki Music Centre. More information coming soon.

Sailing to Windward – Helsinki Music Centre

Date: April 22, 2023
Time: 16:00 - 18:00
Location: Helsinki Music Centre, Finland
Akademiska sångföreningen (The Academic Male Voice Choir of Helsinki) led by Elisa Huovinen will sing my piece Sailing to Windward (composed to a text by Michael Binnie) at their 185th Anniversary Concert at Helsinki Music Centre. Tickets can be found here.

Speaker – Music and Nature

Date: January 25, 2023
Time: 18:00
Location: Maija Hall, Helsinki Main Library Oodi
Honoured to be invited to be one of the speakers, along side writer Anni Kytömäki and music technology researcher and professor Otso Lähdeoja, to talk at the panel discussion (in Finnish) themed "nature in new music". Moderated by researcher and emeritus professor Matti Huttunen. More info in Finnish can be found on Art University's Website […]

Infirmus – Vaasa City Orchestra

Date: April 21, 2023
Time: 19:00
Location: Vaasa City Hall, Finland
My string orchestra piece Infirmus, a piece dedicated to everyone suffering from a chronic illness, will be performed by Vaasa City Orchestra conducted by Henri Sigfridsson. More info about the season can be found here and tickets here.

Fretus – Art Factory Porvoo

Date: February 16, 2023
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Location: Art Factory Porvoo, Finland
My string orchestra piece Fretus, dedicated to the oceans of the world, gets its Finnish Premiere and a second performance by Lohja City Orchestra conducted by their fantastic artistic director and conductor Jukka Untamala, this time at Art Factory Porvoo. Very honoured to share the stage with the legendary pianist Olli Mustonen, who will be […]

Fretus – Finnish premiere

Date: February 15, 2023
Time: 19:00
Location: Lohja Church, Finland
My string orchestra piece Fretus, dedicated to the oceans of the world, will get its Finnish Premiere by Lohja City Orchestra conducted by their fantastic artistic director and conductor Jukka Untamala at Lohja Church. Very honoured to share the stage with the legendary pianist Olli Mustonen, who will be performing the Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto. Tickets […]

Aveo – World Premiere at CelloFest

Date: February 1, 2023
Time: 19:00
Location: Helsinki Rock Church / Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu 3, Finland
My new solo cello work Aveo op.82 composed for Jonathan Roozeman will get its world premiere at the Opening Gala "Mystery of Cello" at CelloFest 2023. Tickets can be found here.