UPCOMING EVENTS


Infirmus – Tapiola Sinfonietta Radio broadcast

Start date: January 14, 2022

End date: February 10, 2022

Time: 7 PM

Very happy to make my debut with the Tapiola Sinfonietta conducted by Tabita Berglund with my piece Infirmus from 2015, dedicated to every person around the world suffering from incurable diseases. The concert will be recorded by the Finnish National Broadcasting Company Yle. More information about the concert here and link to Facebook event here.

EDIT: Due to new restrictions the concert will be performed without audience. It will be radio broadcast live, listen here for free.

Nisus – Online premiere

Start date: January 14, 2022

End date: March 10, 2022

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Online

My string trio Nisus will be premiered online in “Die Sendung mit der Kunst” performed by Vladislav Popyalkovsky on violin, Paulina Riquelme on viola and Indrek Leivategija on cello. Click here to listen to Nisus on YouTube.

Nixus – Joensuu Winter Music Festival

Date: February 24, 2022

Time: 7 PM

Location: Carelia Hall, Yliopistokatu 4, Joensuu

My orchestra piece Nixus (version for chamber orchestra) will be played at the Joensuu Winter Music Festival by Joensuu City Orchestra conducted by their great principal conductor Eero Lehtomäki. The concert is for free!

Hav – World Premiere

Date: March 12, 2022

Time: 6:30PM and 9PM

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.

Lucrum – Kuopio Symphony Orchestra

Date: March 17, 2022

Time: 7 PM

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.

 

PAST EVENTS


POSTPONED: ICE – World Premiere

Date: January 20, 2022

Time: 7 PM

Location: Sibelius Hall, Lahti

The world premiere in concert of my piece ICE will be performed by the commissioner Sinfonia Lahti conducted by their amazing principal conductor Dalia Stasevska. Link to Facebook event here and to tickets here.

EDIT: Due to new restrictions the concert will be performed without audience and with a different program. The world premiere of ICE for live audience is postponed.

CANCELLED: Nisus – Espoo Museum of Modern Art

Date: December 19, 2021

Time: 3 PM

Location: Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland

My string trio Nisus will be performed by the musicians of the fantastic Nome Quartetat at Espoo Museum of Modern Art. Concert part of the museum’s admission price, 12€ for grownups, for free for everyone under 18 and over 70. Link to Facebook event.

EDIT: Due to a sudden case of flu the concert has been cancelled.

CANCELLED: Nisus – Turku

Date: December 14, 2021

Time: 7 PM

Location: Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku

My string trio Nisus will be performed by the musicians of the fantastic Nome Quartetat at the Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art in Turku. Free admission! Link to Facebook event.

EDIT: Due to a sudden case of flu the concert has been cancelled.

Tundo! – Finnish Music Day

Date: December 8, 2021

Time: 7 PM

Location: Loviisa Church, Finland

The Lohja City Orchestra will perform Tundo! conducted by the orchestras chief conductor Jukka Untamala on the Finnish Music Day (and Sibelius Birthday) at Loviisa Church. More info here.

Tundo! – Lohja City Orchestra

Date: December 2, 2021

Time: 7 PM

Location: Laurentius Hall, Lohja, Finland

The Lohja City Orchestra will perform Tundo! conducted by the orchestras chief conductor Jukka Untamala. More info here.

Piano Delirium – Turku

Date: November 29, 2021

Time: 6 PM

Location: Sigyn sali, Turku Conservatory, Finland

My piece Piano Delirium from 2009 will be performed by Kaisa Kaartinen at the Sigyn concert series in Turku at Sigyn Hall.

Vickan & Väinö – Lux Musicae

Date: November 21, 2021

Time: 12 and 2 PM

Location: Sjundeå svenska skola, Finland

VickVickan & Väinö is a bilingual (Swedish and Finnish) fairytale opera for children to the libretto and original story of Marina Motaleff. Cast: Hedvig Paulig soprano, Topias Lundell tenor, Aku Rantama baritone and Sonja Vertainen on accordion. Commissioned and produced by Opera BOX.

At Teasdale’s – Helsinki Music Centre

Date: November 13, 2021

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Helsinki Music Centre

Helsinki Academic Male Choir KYL (“Kauppakorkeakoulun Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat”), the male choir of the Student Union of Aalto University School of Business, is going to perform my piece At Teasdale’s at their concert Kultaa ja Platinaa conducted by Visa Yrjölä.

More information is available here and on the Facebook event, and tickets are available here.

Letters – Kauniaisten musiikkijuhlat

Date: November 4, 2021

Time: 7 PM

Location: Uusi Paviljonki, Kauniainen, Finland

My second string quartet Letters will be performed by the Grani Quartet at the festival Kauniaisten musiikkijuhlat in the venue of Uusi Paviljonki in Kauniainen. The concert also includes Leoš Janáček’s second string quartet Intimate Letters, the work that has inspired me to compose Letters. Tickets to the concert can be found here.

Piano Delirium – Malmö Museer

Date: September 22, 2021

Time: 7 PM

Location: Malmö Museer, Sweden

My piece Piano Delirium from 2009 will be performed by the fantastic Reetamaria Rajala at the Finnish Music Concert at Malmö Museum. The concert is free, places to the concert have to be booked beforehand.