UPCOMING EVENTS


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: 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.

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.

Minna – Helsinki Premiere

Date: October 24, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki

My first Piano Quintet Minna will be performed for the first time in Helsinki in the wonderful Temppeliaukio Church. It will be performed by Tiina Karakorpi piano, Linda Suolahti and Anna Husgafvel on violin, Riitta-Liisa Ristiluoma on viola and Markus Hohti on cello. The concert will also include a wonderful text about equality by senior lecturer Susanna VälimäkiEntrance is for free, program 15€. The Facebook event can be found here.

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.

Shapes – USA Premiere

Date: November 12, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Scandinavian House, New York, USA

Accordionist Matti Pulkki will give a recital including the USA premiere of my solo accordion piece Shapes at the Scandinavian House in New York

Minna – Helsinki Music Centre

Date: December 1, 2019

Time: 3 PM

Location: Camerata, Helsinki Music Centre

My first Piano Quintet Minna will be performed by TampereRaw in Helsinki in Helsinki Music Centre. Kaarina Hazard will lead us through the concert with texts about the life of Minna Canth. Link to tickets for 21/14,50/8€. The Facebook event can be found here.

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.

 

PAST EVENTS


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!

Tampering Festival

Date: August 24, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Tyllin sali, Tampere, Finland

Soprano Sanna Iljin and pianist Tuomas Salokangas will perform my new song cycle Öar i ett hav som strömmar and the Tampering Ensemble will perform my second string quartet Letters  at the final concert of the fourth Tampering Festival in Tampere. The concert will be streamed live to the subscribers of the regions main newspaper Aamulehti.

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 – 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 by Linda Suolahti, Maija Wesslund, Mari Viluksela and Anni Kallioniemi at the fourth 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.