Sydänlaulu – Meidän Festivaali

Date: July 29, 2021

Time: 3PM & 5PM

Location: Suviranta, Järvenpää, Finland

Violist Lilli Maijala will perform my piece Sydänlaulu at two sold out concerts of Our Festival (Finnish: Meidän Festivaali) at Suviranta, the Villa of painter Eero Järnefelt which nowadays is a private home.

Vickan & Väinö at Lemin Musiikkijuhlat

Date: July 31, 2021

Time: 3 PM

Location: Lemin laululava ja nuorisoseurantalo Tapiola, Lemi, Finland

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 Opera BOX. Will be performed at Lemin musiikkijuhlat , free entry!

Characters – Mänttä Music Festival

Date: August 4, 2021

Time: 3 PM

Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta, Mänttä

Prize winning rising star Vilina Rainisto will perform my piano solo miniatures Characters at Mänttä Music Festival.

ICE – Video World Premiere

Date: August 6, 2021

Time: 11:45 AM

Location: Kansalaistori, Helsinki

The pre-recorded video world premiere of my piece ICE will be performed by the commissioner Sinfonia Lahti conducted by their amazing principal conductor Dalia Stasevska. The video premiere will be performed at 11:45 on the big screen of Helsinki Music Centre, the event is free for everyone.

Fretus – World Premiere

Date: August 7, 2021

Location: Styrsö, Sweden

The World Premiere of my new piece Fretus for string orchestra will take place on the 7th of August in the archipelago at Styrsö Kammarmusikdagar in Sweden.

Vibrations – World Premiere

Date: August 10, 2021

Time: 6 PM

Location: Tikkurila Church, Vantaa, Finland

The World Premiere of my new trio Vibrations for recorder, violin and organ will take place on the 10th of August at the baroque music festival Vantaa BRQ in Finland. The piece will be performed by the commissioner, the fantastic Rosetta Ensemble.

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.



Sailing to Windward -Tampere

Date: July 3, 2021

Time: 7 PM

Location: Aleksanterin kirkko, Tampere, Finland

The Finnish Male Choir Association’s representative choir Liiton miehet conducted by Paavo Hyökki will perform my piece Sailing to Windward, with lyrics by Michael Binnie, at the Alexander Church in Tampere. In addition to Sailing to Windward the choir will be performing music by the composers Forrest, Hindemith, Komulainen, Kuula, Madetoja, Mäntysaari, Poulenc, Rautavaara and Tommola. Free entry. More info here.

Psychedelic – Swedish Premiere

Date: April 21, 2021

Time: 8 PM (UTC+3)

Location: Södermöre, Sweden

My solo piano piece Psychedelic will get its Swedish premiere in Södermöre by Reetamaria Rajala. The concert will be streamed live.

Loco – Sweden premiere

Date: April 16, 2021

Time: 5 PM UTC+03

Location: Stockholm / Online

Elisar Riddelin will play the Swedish premiere of my piece Loco in Stockholm. The piece, originally composed for the National Viola Competition, is arranged for violin on request of Riddelin. Find the Facebook event here and the link to the concert here.

Groove – Helsinki

Date: April 7, 2021

Time: 7 PM

Location: Sibelius Academy, Helsinki

Accordionist Sonja Vertainen will perform my piece Groove at her chamber music master’s recital at the Sibelius Academy, together with flutist Heidi Riikonen. The concert will be streamed online.

Via Crucis – Hetta Music Festival

Date: April 3, 2021

Time: 7 PM

Location: Live Stream from Enontekiö Church

My first string quartet Via Crucis will get its most northern performance by musicians from the Lapland Chamber Orchestra at Hetan Musiikkipäivät (Hetta Music Festival). The concert will be live streamed.

Hjärteblad – Ett Knippe Kvinnokamp

Date: March 8, 2021

Time: 8:15 PM (UTC+02)

Location: YouTube

The movement Hjärteblad from the cycle Vidkänning composed to poems by Henrika Ringbom will be performed online on the International Women’s Day. Composed for and performed by Akademiska Damkören Linnea and conductor Merete Ellegaard in their concerts Ett Knippe Kvinnokamp.

Nixus – World Premiere

Start date: February 26, 2021

End date: February 28, 2021

Time: 12 PM

Location: Online event

The world premiere of my new 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.

Tundo! – Oulu Sinfonia

Date: February 11, 2021

Time: 7 PM

Location: Online

My debut with Finland’s most northern symphony orchestra Oulu Sinfonia conducted by Leo McFall will be with my piece Tundo! on Thursday the 11th of February at 7PM. Because of audience restrictions the concert will be streamed live.

CANCELLED – 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.

EDIT: Due to the Coronavirus this event has been cancelled.

CANCELLED – Celestial Beings – Janakkala

Date: December 6, 2020

Time: 3 PM

Location: Janakkala Church, Finland

Linda Suolahti and Mari Viluksela will perform my piece Celestial Beings at a concert organised by Kokonainen

EDIT: Due to the Coronavirus this event has been cancelled.