The wonderful Akademiska Damkören Lyran conducted by the equally wonderful Jutta Seppinen are are giving a second performance of the hugely acclaimed global crisis themed concert Epilog. The concert consists of the two pieces Kodecs/Codecs by Perttu Haapanen and Requiem for our Earth by yours truly. Both pieces were commissioned by Lyran and premiered by Lyran on November 7th 2019.
My first string quartet Via Crucis will be performed by the Felis Quartet at the wonderful modern wooden church of Koukkala in Jyväskylä. Free entry, program 10/5€.
My first string quartet Via Crucis will get its most northern performance by musicians from the Lapland Chamber Orchestra at Hetan Musiikkipäivät.
More info coming soon!
My piece Piano Delirium from 2009 will be performed by Reetamaria Rajala at the annual Connect Festival in Malmö.
I will give a guest lecture about my children operas to the students of the teacher program at the University of Helsinki.
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.
A panel discussion (in Finnish) about equality in music will take place before the concert in the Lower Foyer at 2 PM. Invited guests are journalist Wilhelm Kvist, composer Minna Leinonen, violinist Eriikka Maalismaa, Tampere Philharmonic’s general manager Juha Ahonen and yours truly. A link to more info about the panel discussion can be found here.