UPCOMING EVENTS


Celestial Beings – Musequal Festival

Date: May 21, 2022
Time: 18:00
Location: Janakkala Church, Finland

Linda Suolahti and Mari Viluksela will perform my piece Celestial Beings at this years Musequal Festival.

Epitaph – Leevi Madetoja Piano Competition

Date: May 23, 2022
All-day event
Location: Oulun ammattikorkeakoulu, Finland

Hilma Salo will perform my piece Epitaph as part of her program in the first round of the national Leevi Madetoja Piano Competition in Oulu. Exact

Aino – Gothenburg

Date: May 23, 2022
Time: 12:15
Location: Sjöströmsalen, Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg

My second Piano Quintet Aino – Emotions from the life of Aino Sibelius will be performed for the first time in Gothenburg. The piece will be performed at a lunch concert by Reetta Hakala on flute, Francesca Salvestri on clarinet, Lotta Määttä on violin, Johanna Tärnroth on cello and Joel Slott on piano. The concert is in Sjöströmsalen at the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg. Free entry.

CANCELLED – Vibrations – World Premiere

Date: May 27, 2022
Time: 18:00
Location: Tikkurila Church, Vantaa, Finland

The World Premiere of my new trio Vibrations for recorder, violin and organ will take place on the 27th of May as a part of the baroque music festival Vantaa BRQ in Finland. The piece will be performed by the commissioner, the fantastic Rosetta Ensemble. Link to the Facebook event here and link to buy tickets here.

EDIT: Due to injury this concert has been postponed.

Credo – Kallio Church

Date: June 1, 2022
Time: 19:00
Location: Kallio Church, Helsinki

Very happy that EMO Ensemble conducted by Pasi Hyökki will perform my work Credo from 2012 will be performed in their concert Maailmasta. Link to the Facebook event here and link to the tickets here.

Dagbok – Arabia kaikuu

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Location: Paavalin seurakunta, Helsinki

Soprano Maija Rautasuo and pianist Pinja Ukkola will perform my song cycle Dagbok at the festival Arabia kaikuu. Find more information about the concert here.

De vita nätterna – World Premiere

Date: June 12, 2022
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Location: Kansalaistori, Helsinki

My song De vita nätterna to a poem by Arvid Mörne will get its world premiere at Sång och Musikfesten 2022. The song will be sung by all participants of the festival, around 2000 choir members. Free entry. Link to the arrangers website and to the Facebook event.

Dagbok – Kuopio

Date: June 14, 2022
Time: 19:00
Location: Kuopio City Hall, Finland

Soprano Emma Hartikainen and pianist Tanja Niiranen will perform my song cycle Dagbok at the City Hall of Kuopio. More info coming in June.

Dagbok – Villa Hakasalmi

Date: June 20, 2022
Time: 19:00
Location: Villa Hakasalmi, Helsinki

Soprano Emma Hartikainen and pianist Tanja Niiranen will perform my song cycle Dagbok at the Villa Hakasalmi in Helsinki. More info coming in June.

Sydänlaulu – Luosto Soi

Date: July 29, 2022
Time: 16:30
Location: Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, Saariselkä, Finland

Violinist Linda Suolahti will perform Sydänlaulu in Northern Finland’s Saariselkä at Kaksilauttanen Arctic Resort at the festival Luosto Soi. More information about the event can be found here and tickets can be found here.

 

PAST EVENTS


Minna – Helsinki G18

Date: May 18, 2022
Time: 19:00
Location: G18, Yrjönkatu 18, Helsinki

My first Piano Quintet Minna will be performed in Helsinki in the Hall of G18 (on Yrjönkatu 18). It will be performed by Tiina Karakorpi piano, Linda Suolahti and Annemarie Åström on violin, Mari Viluksela on viola and Eeva Rysä on cello. The concert is a “pre-starter” for the Musequal festival (Kokonainen festivaali) and is a co-operation between Wegelius Chamber Orchestra, PuKama and Musequal.

Hav – World Premiere

Date: May 7, 2022
Time: 22:00
Location: Kattilahalli, Helsinki

The Academic Male Voice Choir of Helsinki proudly presents: Kraft – a concert about renewable energy.

Three brand new pieces by Cecilia Damström, Andrea Eklund and Alex Freeman, commissioned and premiered by the choir and conducted by Elisa Huovinen. Three elements and sources of energy: water, wind and sun. Visualised with light art by Alexander Salvesen. A choral concert unlike anything you’ve experienced before. An experience you won’t forget.

Here is a link to the Facebook event and a link to buy tickets.

The concert will take place at 10 PM at Kattilahalli in Suvilahti, Helsinki. Suvilahti cultural centre is a former power plant that comprises nine buildings, two gasometers and yard space. The address is Sörnäisten rantatie 22.

EDIT: The date has been postponed, from the original date 12th of March to the new date 7th of May 2022.

Characters – Steiner Alumni Event

Date: May 6, 2022
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Rudolf Steinerskolan i Helsingfors

I will perform my piece Characters at the Alumni event of the Helsinki Rudolf Steiner School.

Epitaph – Tampere

Date: May 3, 2022
Time: 11:00
Location: Tampere Conservatory, Finland

Hilma Salo will perform my piece Epitaph at her final recital at Tampere Conservatory.

CANCELLED – Der Wald – Tampere Flute Fest

Date: April 24, 2022
Time: 18:30 - 20:00

The fantastic flutist Malla Vivolin will perform my piece Der Wald for flute and electronics at this years Gala Concert of the Tampere Flute Fest.

Join us for an evening of icy sonic wonder – an eclectic visual and auditive program dedicated to environmental awareness in a fast changing modern world. The program will feature top female Finnish flutists Annaleena Jämsä, Malla Vivolin, Jenny Villanen, and Johanna Kärkkäinen, pianist Hanna-Leena Savolainen, kantelist Eva Alkula, and exciting works by composers Cecilia Damström, Kai Nieminen, Jouni Kaipainen, Väinö Hannikainen and many more.


JÄÄ//ICE combines the world of classical music, with the experimental. A contrasting and connecting world of sounds and visions, the audience will experience a multitude of textures created by Dutch composer and artist Samuel Van Dijk, AND YOU, our audience. As part of TFF’s exciting collaboration with the Tampere University, and with thanks to software developers Eva Wallinvirta, Henri Turunen, Roshan Bist, Samuel Gonçalves, Eliana Junker, Joona Mäkinen, and Samu Salko from the university, our audience will be able to interact and be part of the creation process, moulding the sound and visual textures, that will be ultimately presented at the gala concert. This will take place some days before. More information will be released shortly before the festival on the TFF website: www.tampereflutefest.com


This concert will raise funds in support of young Ukrainian artists affected by the war.

EDIT: Due to sudden illness my piece “Die Berge” was not able to be performed at this event. The event took place with an altered program.

Via Crucis – Jyväskylä’s Easter

Date: April 15, 2022
Time: 15:00
Location: Kuokkala Church, Jyväskylä, Finland

My first string quartet Via Crucis will be performed by the Felis Quartet at the wonderful modern wooden church of Kuokkala in Jyväskylä, alongside Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ. Tickets at the door 10/5€.

Psychedelic – Kuopion kamarimusiikkiseura

Date: April 10, 2022
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Location: Chamber Music Hall, Kuopio Music Centre, Finland

My solo piano piece Psychedelic will be performed in Kuopio by Reetamaria Rajala. The piece is part of a meditative concert named “Before Silence” including music by Finnish and Swedish composers.

Epitaph – Tampere Biennale 2022

Date: April 8, 2022
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Location: Culture house Laikku, Tampere, Finland

Tuomas Turriago will perform my piece Epitaph at the pre event concert of the Tampere Biennale Festival 2022. Free entry!

Tundo! – Kymi Sinfonietta

Date: April 7, 2022
Time: 19:00
Location: Kotka Concert Hall

The Kymi Sinfonietta will perform Tundo! conducted by Maria Itkonen in their charity concert dedicated to Ukraine. More info here.

Lucrum – Kuopio Symphony Orchestra

Date: March 17, 2022
Location: Kuopio Music Centre, Finland

Kuopio Symphony Orchestra led by the fantastic Maria Itkonen will perform my piece Lucrum, a piece inspired by the deadly sin greed. Find more information about the concert here.