Jag vill – Helsinki Conservatory

Date: November 14, 2023
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Location: Helsinki Conservatory
The last movement Jag vill from my suite Dagbok will be performed by Indigo Laurén and Emma Ylitalo at Helsinki Conservatory.

Speaker – Can music be an ambassador of equality?

Date: February 16, 2024
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Location: Chamber Music Hall, Conservatory of Kokkola, Finland
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.

Speaker – Schauman Hall

Date: February 15, 2024
Time: 17:30
Location: Schauman Hall, Jakobstad, Finland
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.

Speaker – Winter Accordion Kokkola

Date: February 14, 2024
Time: 17:30
Location: PITKÄNSILLANKATU 16, KOKKOLA
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.

Wasteland – Finnish Premiere

Date: April 12, 2024
Time: 19:00
Location: Tampere Hall, Finland
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.

Celestial Beings – Unrecorded. Album Release

Date: November 23, 2023
All-day event
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 […]

Groove – Landesmusikakademie Sondershausen

Date: November 26, 2023
Time: 16:00
Location: Landesmusikakademie Sonderhausen, Germany
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.

Shapes – Czech Premiere

Date: October 28, 2023
All-day event
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
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.

Aveo – Kangasala

Date: December 8, 2023
Time: 19:00
Location: Kangasala Church, Finland
My solo cello work Aveo will be performed by Sirja Nironen at Kangasala Church on the Finnish Day of Music. Nironen and Kirill Kozlovski will play a variable repertoire together. Some information can be found on the arranger's Facebook here. The concert is for free, the program can be bought for 15€.

Nisus – Kino Soi!

Date: January 29, 2024
Time: 19:00
Location: Kino Tapiola, Espoo, Finland
My string trio Nisus will be performed by Matilda Kaul, Hanna Hohti and Petja Kainulainen at series Kino Soi! in the old cinema of Tapiola, Espoo. More info can be found here. EDIT: Due to a sudden case of illness, the concert has been postponed from December to the 29th of January 2024.