UPCOMING EVENTS


Minna – On the radio

Start date: July 16, 2019

End date: August 15, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Minna – Pictures from the Life of Minna Canth was performed by TampereRaw in March 2019 and the Finnish Broadcasting Company broadcast the concert in March. The recording is played again in the radio program “Aikamme suomalaista musiikkia” and can be streamed worldwide until August 15th. Have a listen under this link!

Nisus at Kokonainen Festival

Date: August 2, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Janakkalan Pyhän Laurin kirkko, Finland

My string trio Nisus will be performed at the Kokonainen Festival 2019.

Letters at Kokonainen Festival

Date: August 3, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Janakkalan Pyhän Laurin kirkko, Finland

My second string quartet Letters will be performed at the Kokonainen Festival.

Letters in Helsinki

Date: August 11, 2019

Time: 4 PM

Location: Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki

My second string quartet Letters will be played for the first time in Helsinki at the Temppeliaukio Church by the Lapland Quartet.

Öar i ett hav som strömmar – World Premiere

Date: August 18, 2019

Time: 6 PM

Location: Kulttuuritila Nuijamies, Lappeenranta, Finland

Very happy that the world premiere of my new song cycle Öar i ett hav som strömmar composed to the poems of Henrika Ringbom will take place at the brand new Kumaus Festival in Lappeenranta. The whole song cycle will be premiered by soprano Marika Hölttä and pianist Maritta Manner.

Tampering Festival

Start date: August 22, 2019

End date: August 25, 2019

My second string quartet Letters, my second piano quintet Aino and my new song cycle Öar i ett hav som strömmar will be performed at the fourth Tampering Festival in Tampere. More information coming soon!

Vickan & Väinö – World Premiere

Date: October 17, 2019

Time: 6 PM

Location: Alexander Theatre, Helsinki

Vickan & Väinö is a bilingual (Swedish and Finnish) fairytale opera for children to the libretto and original story of Marina Motaleff. Cast: Hedvig Paulig soprano, Ville Salonen tenor, Markus Nieminen baritone and Janne Valkeajoki accordion. Commissioned and produced by Ooppera BOX.

Vickan & Väinö

Date: October 18, 2019

Time: 10 AM

Location: Alexander Theatre

Vickan & Väinö is a bilingual (Swedish and Finnish) fairytale opera for children to the libretto and original story of Marina Motaleff. Cast: Hedvig Paulig soprano, Ville Salonen tenor, Markus Nieminen baritone and Janne Valkeajoki accordion. Commissioned and produced by Ooppera BOX.

Vickan & Väinö

Date: October 18, 2019

Time: 12 PM

Location: Alexander Theatre

Vickan & Väinö is a bilingual (Swedish and Finnish) fairytale opera for children to the libretto and original story of Marina Motaleff. Cast: Hedvig Paulig soprano, Ville Salonen tenor, Markus Nieminen baritone and Janne Valkeajoki accordion. Commissioned and produced by Ooppera BOX.

Vickan & Väinö

Date: October 18, 2019

Time: 6 PM

Location: Alexander Theatre

Vickan & Väinö is a bilingual (Swedish and Finnish) fairytale opera for children to the libretto and original story of Marina Motaleff. Cast: Hedvig Paulig soprano, Ville Salonen tenor, Markus Nieminen baritone and Janne Valkeajoki accordion. Commissioned and produced by Ooppera BOX.

 

PAST EVENTS


Nisus – World Premiere

Date: July 7, 2019

Time: 1 PM

Location: Viitasaari, Finland

The world premiere of my string trio Nisus will be played by Uusinta Ensemble and will take place at the contemporary music festival Time of Music in Viitasaari.

Sailing to Windward in Joutseno

Date: June 29, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Joutsenon kirkko, Finland

The Finnish Male Choir Assosiation’s representative choir Liiton miehet conducted by Paavo Hyökki will perform Sailing to Windward in Joutseno Church at 7 PM.

Letters – Finnish Premiere

Date: June 15, 2019

Time: 2 PM

Location: Inkoo, Finland

The Finnish premiere of my second string quartet Letters will take place at the festival Musik vid Havet led by artistic director Nonna Knuuttila in Inkoo in Southern Finland. More information coming soon!

Shapes in Offenbach

Date: May 25, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Friedenskirche, Offenbach am Main, Germany

Shapes will be played by Janne Valkeajoki in his solo concert at the festival “Sommermusik im Pfarrgarten” in Offenbach am Main, Germany.

Two Songs – World Premiere

Date: May 11, 2019

Location: Helsinki, Finland

World premiere of two songs from the new song cycle Öar i ett hav som strömmar composed to poems by Henrika Ringbom. Soprano Aurora Marthens and pianist Gustav Djupsjöbacka will premiere the songs V. Transformerad röd and VI. Bara en liten stund at Finlands Svenska Författarförbund’s 100-year anniversary celebration.

Lucrum – German Premiere

Date: May 9, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Hochschule für Musik Würzburg

My orchestra piece Lucrum will get its German premiere by the orchestra at the Hochschule für Musik Würzburg conducted by Janne Valkeajoki.

Sailing to Windward in Turku

Date: May 7, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Turku Concert House, Finland

The male choir Brahe Djäknar conducted by Ulf Långbacka performes my piece Sailing to Windward to a poem by Michael Binnie at the event Finlandsk Manskörssång 200 år.

Sydänlaulu in Malmö

Date: May 5, 2019

Time: 2 PM

Location: Heliga Trefaldighetskyrkan, Malmö, Sweden

Emelie Viitberg will play a recital with Wieniawski’s Scherzo-Tarantelle, Brahms Sonata Nr.1 and my solo violin piece Sydänlaulu in Heliga Trefaldighetskyrkan in Malmö. Free entry.

Vidkänning in Linköping

Date: April 27, 2019

Time: 4 PM

Location: Missionskyrkan i Linköping, Sweden

Fourth performance of the choir cycle Vidkänning composed to poems by Henrika Ringbom. Composed for and performed byAkademiska Damkören Linnea and conductor Merete Ellegaard in their spring concert.

Sailing to Windward in Tallinn

Date: April 25, 2019

Time: 6 PM

Location: Tallinna Ülikooli aula, Estonia

The male choir Brahe Djäknar conducted by Ulf Långbacka performes my piece Sailing to Windward to a poem by Michael Binnie at the event ESOF 2019 (European Studen Orchestra Festival).