Requiem for our Earth – Radio Broadcast

Start date: September 2, 2020

End date: October 1, 2020

Time: 7 PM (Finnish time)

Location: The Finnish Radio

The live recording of my piece Requiem for our Earth will be broadcast by the Finnish Broadcasting Company. The piece was performed by the sorpanos and altos from Tampere Cappella and Chamber choir Näsi, conducted by Jutta Seppinen at the Ung Nordisk Musik Festival 2020.

The broadcast also contains the works Pétur Eggerts: Echotopoeia. David Tuden: Plumones in Utero. Lauge Dideriksen: It Measures Itself Against the Vertigo Caused by It’s Own Abyss. These works are performed by Tampering Ensemble conducted by Kaapo Ijas.

Link to the broadcast, available for 30 days.

Min Gud – Tampere

Date: October 3, 2020

Time: 6 PM

Location: Viinikan kirkko, Tampere

The movements I.Min Gud and III. Ty han grep in from my choral suite Min Gud will be performed by the chamber choir Näsi, conducted by Markus Yli-Jokipii.

Minna – Stockholm Concert Hall

Date: January 22, 2021

Time: 8:30 PM

Location: Stockholm Concert Hall

Tampere Raw will perform my first Piano Quintet Minna – Pictures from the Life of Minna Canth at Stockholm Concert Hall. It will be the first performance of the entire piece in Sweden.



Minna and Aino – Tallinn Music Week 2020

Date: August 29, 2020

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Tallinn Baptist Church, Kalju 1, Tallinn, Estonia

My Piano Quintets Minna and Aino will be presented by TampereRaw at this years edition of Tallinn Music Week 2020.
EDIT: Due to the Coronavirus the event has been moved to the 29th of August 2020.

Requiem for Our Earth – UNM Finland

Date: August 25, 2020

Time: 7PM

Location: Pyynikkisali, Tampere Conservatory, Finland

UNM Finland has chosen Requiem for Our Earth for this years UNM (Young Nordic Music) Festival, taking place in Tampere. The piece will be performed by the sopranos and altos from the choirs Tampere Cappella and Kamarikuoro Näsi conducted by Jutta Seppinen in Pyynikkisali at Tampere Conservatory.

The concert will be live streamed on the website of the UNM Festival.

Helene – Radio Broadcast

Start date: August 12, 2020

End date: September 10, 2020

Time: 7 PM (Finnish time)

Location: The Finnish Radio

My newest piano quintet Helene – Nuances from the Life of Helene Schjerfbeck was premiered 7th of August at the Kokonainen Festival and will be radio broadcast by the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE on Wednesday evening on Channel 1.
Performed by the wonderful musicians Heli Haapala (flute/piccolo), Kristiina Salmi (oboe), Pekka Niskanen (clarinet), Jaakko Luoma (bassoon) and Tiina Karakorpi (piano).

Framtidens skugga – Live Stream

Start date: August 10, 2020

End date: August 16, 2020

Location: YouTube

The live stream is available for seven days:
Mezzo soprano Monica Groop and pianist Juhani Lagerspetz premiered at Pellinge Festival my new song cycle Framtidens skugga composed to poems by Edith Södergran. Go to the live stream by clicking here.

Framtidens skugga – World premiere

Date: August 9, 2020

Time: 3 PM

Location: Solhälla, Pellinge, Finland

Mezzo soprano Monica Groop and pianist Juhani Lagerspetz will at Pellinge Festival give the world premiere of my new song cycle Framtidens skugga composed to poems by Edith Södergran.

Helene – World Premiere

Date: August 7, 2020

Time: 1 PM

Location: Janakkala Church

My third Piano Quintet Helene – Nuances from the Life of Helene Schjerfbeck will get it’s world premiere at the fifth Kokonainen Festival in Janakkala Church and will be live streamed on the festivals own Facebook page.

Sydänlaulu – Stuttgart

Date: July 12, 2020

Time: 3 PM

Location: Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart

Paulina Riquelme studying at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart will perform Sydänlaulu (version for viola) at the event “Violissimo”.

Radio Program – Ecology and Music

Start date: June 24, 2020

End date: August 6, 2020

Time: 3 PM

The Finnish Broadcasting Company’s (YLE) program Kultuuriykkönen discussed music and ecology. Conductor Jutta Seppinen, guitarist Petri Kumela, musicology docent Juha Torvinen, me and journalist Vesa Kytöoja discussed what responsibilities composers, musicians and concert organisers have considering the climate crisis. The program includes three excerpts of my Requiem for Our Earth.

CANCELLED – Sydänlaulu – Lange Nacht der Neuen Musik

Date: May 30, 2020

Location: Partika Saal, Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf

Lukas Döhler will perform my piece Sydänlaulu at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf. More info coming soon!

CANCELLED – Sydänlaulu – in Düsseldorf

Date: April 25, 2020

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Kammermusiksaal, Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf

Lukas Döhler will perform my piece Sydänlaulu. More info coming soon!