UPCOMING EVENTS


Via Crucis – Uusi Helsinki Quartet

Date: June 15, 2024
Time: 12:00
Location: Maijansali Hall, Central Library Oodi, Helsinki

The Lauttasaari Music Festival takes place 13th to 16th of June and I’m honoured to be included in the 7th concert called Meetings Between Authors and Composers where author Minna Lindgren and I will be discussing our work, and the renominated Uusi Helsinki Quartet will play my first string quartet Via Crucis at the Helsinki Main Library Oodi. Free admission!

Celestial Beings – Toivakan kamarimusiikkifestivaali

Date: June 15, 2024
Time: 15:00
Location: Toivakan seurakuntakoti, Toivakka, Finland

My duo Celestial Beings will be performed by violinist violinist Otto Antikainen and violist Ulla Knuuttila at the Toivakka Chamber Music Festival (Toivakan kamarimusiikkifestivaali). The concert includes music by Claude Debussy, Lotta Wennäkoski and Jean-Philippe Rameau in addition to yours truly. More can be found info here.

All Piano Works – Aava Festival

Date: June 30, 2024
Time: 11:00
Location: Korpo Gård, Turku Archipelago, Finland

Pianist Reetamaria Rajala will be performing all my so far published solo works for piano at the Aava Festival. The concert will take place at Korpo Gård in the Archipelago of Turku.

Celestial Beings – Sysmä Summer Sounds

Date: June 30, 2024
Time: 16:00
Location: Sysmä Church, Sysmä, Finland

My duo Celestial Beings will be performed by violinist Pippa Sieppala and violist Hanna Hohti at the Sysmä Summer Sounds in a concert called “Birds and Beings”. The concert includes music by Josephine Opsahl, Missy Mazzoli, Olli Mustonen and Peter Machajdik in addition to yours truly. More info here and tickets can be bought here.

Unda – World Premiere

Date: July 31, 2024
Time: 15:00
Location: Serlachius Manor

My solo piano piece Unda will get its World Premiere at the Mänttä Music Festival. More information coming soon.

Summer Memories – Rauma Festivo

Date: August 7, 2024
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Location: Kulttuuritalo Poselli, Nortamonkatu 12 Rauma, Finland

My Summer Memories, miniatures for piano trio will be payed at Rauma Festivo. More info can be found here.

Landet som icke är – Åland Opera Festival

Start date: August 14, 2024
End date: August 15, 2024
Time: 20:30 - 22:00
Location: Castelholm Castle, Åland, Finland

My song Landet som icke är composed to a poem by Edit Södergran will be performed at the Åland Opera Festival. The concert will be performed on the 14th and on the 15th of August, both days at 8:30 PM at Kastelholm Castle

Earth Songs – World Premiere

Date: September 18, 2024
Time: 19:00
Location: Tampere Hall, Tampere, Finland

Looking forward to the world premiere of my new violin concerto Earth Songs composed for Pekka Kuusisto and TampereRaw, conducted by Maria Itkonen and with video projections by Marek Pluciennik. The concert will take place in the Small Hall at the Tampere Hall (Tampere-talo). More information and tickets can be found here.

Information – World Premiere

Date: November 29, 2024
Time: 19:00
Location: Tampere Hall, Tampere, Finland

Very happy that my new 11 min orchestral piece Information will get its world premiere by the Tampere Philharmonic conducted by their chief conductor Matthew Halls in the Great Hall of the Tampere Hall. More information and tickets can be found here.

 

PAST EVENTS


ICE – Ekenäs Church

Date: May 17, 2024
Time: 19:00
Location: Nacka Aula, Griffelvägen 11, 131 40 Nacka, Sweden

My orchestral piece ICE will be performed as part of the tour of the Helsinki University Symphony Orchestra (Ylioppilaskunnan Soittajat, YS) conducted Aku Sorensen at Ekenäs Church in Southern Finland.

ICE – Temppeliaukio Church

Date: May 14, 2024
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Location: Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki, Finland

Looking forward to hear my orchestral piece ICE be performed by the  Helsinki University Symphony Orchestra (Ylioppilaskunnan Soittajat, YS) conducted Aku Sorensen at the beautiful Temppeliaukio Church in central Helsinki.

Dumma Kungen Song – Musikinsitutet Kungsvägen 50th Jubilee

Date: May 14, 2024
Time: 18:30 - 20:00

The song Vi bestämmer varje dag hurdan världen ska va from my first children opera Dumma Kungen, composed to a libretto by Monica Vikström-Jokela, will be performed by the pupils and teachers from my former music school Musikinstitutet Kungsvägen at their 50th Jubilee concert at Tapiola Hall in Espoo, Finland.

At Teasdale’s – The Polytech Choir

Date: May 11, 2024
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Lauttasaari Church, Helsinki

The Polytech Choir conducted by Tatu Erkkilä is going to perform my piece At Teasdale’s at their spring concert at Lauttasaari Church. More information can be found here.

Shapes – Pula Accordion Competition

Date: May 9, 2024
All-day event
Location: Dom hrvatskih branitelja, Leharova 1, City of Pula, Croatia

Competitor Bela Brichzin will play four movements from my solo accordion suite Shapes at the 47th International Accordion Competition 2024 in Pula, Croatia. He will be performing the movements I. “The Rhomb”, III. “Circles and Ellipses” , V. “Dots” and VI. “The Icosahedron”.

Piano Delirium – Ljungby Kyrka

Date: May 8, 2024
Time: 19:00
Location: 1 PrästvägenLjungbyholm, Kalmar län, Sweden

My piece Piano Delirium from 2009 will be performed by Reetamaria Rajala at her solo recital at the church of Ljungby. More info here.

Under Stjärnhimlen – Finnish Embassy Copenhagen

Date: May 6, 2024
Time: 12:30
Location: Finnish Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Pianist Reetamaria Rajala played my Under Stjärnhimlen at the opening of the Finnish Embassy in Copenhagen.

Letters – Stralsund

Date: May 5, 2024
Time: 20:00
Location: Stralsund, Germany

My second string quartet Letters will be performed by the Berlin based Elaia Quartet at Stralsund, at the Northeastern coast of Germany. The concert also includes Leoš Janáček’s second string quartet Intimate Letters, the work that has inspired me to compose Letters.

Shapes – Munich

Date: May 3, 2024
All-day event
Location: Munich, Germany

Bela Brichzin will play four movements from my solo accordion suite Shapes in Munich, Germany. He will be performing the movements I. “The Rhomb”, III. “Circles and Ellipses” , V. “Dots” and VI. “The Icosahedron”.

Shapes – Hannover

Date: April 28, 2024
Time: 11:30
Location: Kammermusiksaal, Uhlemeyerstraße 21, Hannover, Germany

Three movements from the solo accordion suite Shapes will be performed by Sonja Vertainen in Hannover. She will perform the movements I. “The Rhomb”, III. “Circles and Ellipses” and V. “Dots” at a concert organised by the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover (Hannover University of Music, Theatre and Media). More info here.