UPCOMING EVENTS


Tundo! USA Premiere

Date: February 22, 2020

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, Colorado Springs, USA

Very happy to make my debut in the USA with my orchestral piece Tundo! performed by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic conducted by Christian Reif.

Tundo! with Colorado Springs Philharmonic

Date: February 23, 2020

Time: 2:30 PM

Location: Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, Colorado Springs, USA

Very happy to get a second performance of my orchestral piece Tundo! performed by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic conducted by Christian Reif.

 

PAST EVENTS


Vidkänning in Åtvidaberg

Date: April 13, 2019

Time: 6 PM

Location: Åtvids gamla kyrka, Åtvidaberg, Sweden

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

Vidkänning – World Premiere

Date: April 12, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: S:t Hans Kyrka, Linköping, Sweden

The world premiere of the whole choir cycle Vidkänning composed to poems by Henrika Ringbom. Composed for and performed by Akademiska Damkören Linnea and conductor Merete Ellegaard in their spring concert tour.

Minna – Tampere Premiere and Radio Broadcast

Date: March 24, 2019

Time: 3 PM

Location: Tampere Hall, Small Hall

My first Piano Quintet Minna – Pictures from the life of Minna Canth will be performed for the first time in my beloved under graduate city Tampere, by the amazing contemporary music ensemble TampereRaw. It will be radio broadcast by the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle). Welcome!

Children Opera: Djurens Planet

Date: March 16, 2019

Time: 12 PM

Location: The Finnish National Opera, Almi Hall

The new children opera Djurens planet, commissioned by the Finnish National Opera and composed by Cecilia Damström to the libretto by Monica Vikström-Jokela, will get it’s world premiere in March 2019.

Music: Cecilia Damström
Libretto and original story: Monica Vikström-Jokela
Director: Martina Roos
Costume design: Anna Kontek
Lights: Vesa Pohjolainen

Cast:
Joy, mezzo soprano: Elli Vallinoja / Katariina Heikkilä
Jack, soprano: Hedvig Paulig / Saara Kiiveri
Tin, Dragon, Businessman, baritone: Tiitus Ylipää / Riku Pelo
Keyboard/conductor: Martin Segerstråle
Electric guitar: Taavi Kiviranta
Children choir: Åshöjden’s Music Classes courses 3-6

Children Opera: Djurens Planet

Date: March 16, 2019

Time: 3 PM

Location: The Finnish National Opera, Almi Hall

The new children opera Djurens planet, commissioned by the Finnish National Opera and composed by Cecilia Damström to the libretto by Monica Vikström-Jokela, will get it’s world premiere in March 2019.

Music: Cecilia Damström
Libretto and original story: Monica Vikström-Jokela
Director: Martina Roos
Costume design: Anna Kontek
Lights: Vesa Pohjolainen

Cast:
Joy, mezzo soprano: Elli Vallinoja / Katariina Heikkilä
Jack, soprano: Hedvig Paulig / Saara Kiiveri
Tin, Dragon, Businessman, baritone: Tiitus Ylipää / Riku Pelo
Keyboard/conductor: Martin Segerstråle
Electric guitar: Taavi Kiviranta
Children choir: Åshöjden’s Music Classes courses 3-6

Children Opera: Djurens Planet – World Premiere

Date: March 15, 2019

Time: 6PM

Location: The Finnish National Opera, Almi Hall

The new children opera Djurens planet, commissioned by the Finnish National Opera and composed by Cecilia Damström to the libretto by Monica Vikström-Jokela, will get it’s world premiere in March 2019.

Music: Cecilia Damström
Libretto and original story: Monica Vikström-Jokela
Director: Martina Roos
Costume design: Anna Kontek
Lights: Vesa Pohjolainen

Cast:
Joy, mezzo soprano: Elli Vallinoja / Katariina Heikkilä
Jack, soprano: Hedvig Paulig / Saara Kiiveri
Tin, Dragon, Businessman, baritone: Tiitus Ylipää / Riku Pelo
Keyboard/conductor: Martin Segerstråle
Electric guitar: Taavi Kiviranta
Children choir: Åshöjden’s Music Classes courses 3-6

Hjärteblad – World Premiere

Date: March 8, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Baptistkyrkan i Linköping

The world premiere of the movement Hjärteblad from the cycle Vidkänning composed to poems by Henrika Ringbom. Composed for and performed by Akademiska Damkören Linnea and conductor Merete Ellegaard in their concerts Ett stycke kvinnokamp.

Epitaph – World Premiere

Date: March 6, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: Tampere Hall, Small Hall

In memory of my former professor and friend Jouni Kaipainen I wrote a new piece Epitaph for solo piano, commissioned and premiered by Ville Hautakangas.

Angor in Helsinki

Date: March 6, 2019

Time: 7 PM

Location: The House of Nobility, Ritarikatu 1, Helsinki

My piece Angor for mixed choir, which won the VocalEspoo Composition Competition in 2016 will be performed by EMO Ensemble and conducted by Pasi Hyökki in their concert “Uusi Alku” (New Beginning) at the House of Nobility. Tickets 20/10 euros.

Aino Swedish Premiere

Date: October 13, 2018

Time: 1 PM

Location: Grünewald Hall, Stockholm

My second piano quintet Aino – Emotions from the Life of Aino Sibelius will get its Swedish premiere by Ensemble Ars Nova in the Grünewald Hall in Stockholm. The concert is part of the 10 Year Anniversary Festival of The Association of Swedish Women Composers (Kvinnlig Anhopning av Svenska Tonsättare – KVAST). Free entry!