The Swedish choir Orphei Drängar conducted by Cecilia Rydinger will perform the Latvian premiere of my piece At Teasdale’s at their concert. The recording can be watched here on YouTube.
My piece Piano Delirium from 2009 will be performed by Reetamaria Rajala at Palladium in Malmö, Sweden.
The last movement Jag vill from my suite Dagbok will be performed by Indigo Laurén and Emma Ylitalo at Helsinki Conservatory.
The Winter Accordion Festival's Seminar is themed "Can music be an ambassador of equality?". I will be discussing this topic in Finnish alongside Doctor Nuppu Koivisto, Adjunct Professor in Musicology Juha Torvinen and the discussion will be moderated by journalist Anni Saari. Free entry. More information can be found here.
As a co-operation with the Winter Accordion Festival, I will be giving a lecture in Swedish about my life as a composer. More information here.
I will be giving a lecture in Finnish about life as a composer at the Conservatory of Kokkola. The event is free, more info can be found here.
Very excited about the Finnish Premiere of my new 20 min orchestra piece Wasteland co-commissioned and performed by Tampere Philharmonic conducted by Olari Elts. The concert is part of the contemporary music festival Tampere Biennale 2024. More information can be found here.
Linda Suolahti's debut album "Unrecorded." will be released 23rd of November 2023! It includes unrecorded music by Finnish composers Helvi Leiviskä, Ann-Elise Hannikainen and me. Leiviskä and Hannikainen were recorded by Linda and pianist Tiina Karakorpi. Linda and Mari Viluksela have together recorded my piece Celestial Beings. The record can be purchased through Linda's website here. The album will […]
flutist Marianna Schürmann and accordionist Neža Torkar from the ensemble via nova will play my Groove at the concert Hebstfrequenzen 2023 at the Landesmusikakademie Sondershausen in Germany. Tickets 12€/8€. More info can be found here and the Facebook event can be found here.
Three movements from the solo accordion suite Shapes will get their Czech Republic Premiere at the International Accordion days in Prague. The competitor Bela Brichzin (Germany) will perform the movements I. “The Rhomb”, III. “Circles and Ellipses” and V. “Dots” in age category VI.