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Upcoming performances
 
2019
 

NOV 28
19:00

Camerata, Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Petri Kumela – Classically Twisted Guitar

The Tempered Suite for microtonal guitar
Premiere by Petri Kumela

 
Past performances
 
2019
 

SEP 8
20:00

Hertz – TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands
Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2019: Closing concert

Bird for large ensemble
Premiered by Asko|Schönberg, conducted by Bas Wiegers

AUG 2
19:00
Tammisaari Church, Tammisaari, Finland
Tammisaari Summer Concerts 20th Anniversary

Peach for orchestra
Premiered by the Finnish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste

JUN 1
16:00
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Hong Kong New Works

Paraphrase II – ”Giant steps and eden acid” for chamber ensemble
Performed by New European Ensemble

MAY 28
20:30
Nanning, China
China-Asean Music Festival

Paraphrase II – ”Giant steps and eden acid” for chamber ensemble
Performed by New European Ensemble

MAY 25
20:30
Beijing, China
Beijing Modern Music Festival

Paraphrase II – ”Giant steps and eden acid” for chamber ensemble
Performed by New European Ensemble

FEB 5
19:00
Kulturens hus, Luleå, Sweden
New Europe

Butterfly Curve for chamber ensemble
Performed by Norrbotten NEO ensemble, conducted by Aaron Holloway-Nahum

FEB 4
19:00
Studio Acusticum, Piteå, Sweden
New Europe

Butterfly Curve for chamber ensemble
Premiered by Norrbotten NEO ensemble, conducted by Aaron Holloway-Nahum

 
2018
 

DEC 6
15:00

Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Independence Day Gala Concert

Snap Music for orchestra
Premiered by Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Hannu Lintu

NOV 24
11:00
Lukaskirche, Lucerne, Switzerland
Lucerne Piano Festival 2018

Rack and Pinion for solo piano
Premiered by Nicolas Hodges

SEP 9
12:30
Hertz – TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands
Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2018

Paraphrase II – ”Giant steps and eden acid” for chamber ensemble
Performed by New European Ensemble

SEP 8
12:30
Hertz – TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands
Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2018

confluence/divergence for guitar & ensemble
Performed by Ensemble Insomnio & Petri Kumela, guitar

SEP 6
19:00
Het Huis Utrecht – Theaterzaal, Utrecht, Netherlands
Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2018

Psycho Wood for percussion quartet
Premiered by Slagwerk Den Haag

AUG 21
19:00
Camerata, Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Composer Portrait Concert

Paraphrase I for chamber ensemble
Elogio de la sombra for chamber ensemble
Paraphrase II – ”Giant steps and eden acid” for chamber ensemble
confluence/divergence for guitar & ensemble
Paraphrase III – ”Soave dolore” for wind quintet

Performed by Uusinta Ensemble, Arktinen Hysteria & Petri Kumela, guitar

APR 6
20:00
Williams College, Massachusetts, USA

Hypha for chamber ensemble
Performed by Nunc

MAR 9
20:00
Morat-Institut, Freiburg, Germany
Freiburg Konzert 4 Phantastereien – Die lange Nacht

Paraphrase II – ”Giant steps and eden acid” for chamber ensemble
Perfomed by ensemble recherche

MAR 2
19:30
Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Kohta for chamber ensemble
Performed by International Ensemble Modern Academy

 
2017
 

DEC 12
19:30

REAKTOR, Vienna, Austria
Hypha for chamber ensemble
Performed by ensemble reconsil

NOV 9
20:00
Scandinavia House, New York City, USA

Kohta for chamber ensemble
Performed by ensemble mise-en

OCT 20
19:00
Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
100-year anniversary concert of Helsingfors sång- och musikförbund

Affekt for choirs and orchestra
Premiered by Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and the members of the 17 choirs from HSMF, conducted by Leif Segerstam

AUG 18
20:00
The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland
Young Nordic Music Days

Elogio de la sombra for string quartet
Performed by Siggi String Quartet

JUL 7
19:00
Time of Music Festival, Viitasaari, Finland
Composer Portrait Concert

Elogio de la sombra for string quartet
Paraphrase II – ”Giant steps and eden acid” for chamber ensemble
confluence/divergence for guitar and

Performed by Quatuor Bozzini, Uusinta Ensemble & Petri Kumela

FEB 28
20:00
Morat-Institut, Freiburg, Germany

Freiburg Konzert 4 ”Was ich schon immer spielen wollte”
Scintillio for solo violin
Premiered by Melise Mellinger (ensemble recherche)

FEB 1
19:00
Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Musica nova Helsinki 2017 Festival

Reachings for orchestra
Performed by Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by André de Ridder

 
2016
 

OCT 9
15:00

Tulindbergin sali, Oulun Musiikkikeskus, Finland
Uuden Musiikin Lokakuu

Paraphrase II – ”Giant steps and eden acid” for chamber ensemble
Premiered by Uusinta Ensemble

AUG 20
15:00
Symfonisk sal, Musikhuset Aarhus, Denmark
Young Nordic Music Days

Reachings for orchestra
UNM Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Moreira

JUN 27
18:00
Crusell Music Festival
Crusell Music Festival

Paraphrase III – ”Soave dolore” for wind quintet
Premiered by Arktinen Hysteria

MAY 22
12:00
Schauman Hall, Pietarsaari, Finland
New Music Theatre

Arachne for 2 singers and ensemble
A music theatre work for 2 singers and ensemble

MAY 20
18:00
Schauman Hall, Pietarsaari, Finland
New Music Theatre

Arachne for 2 singers and ensemble
A music theatre work for 2 singers and ensemble

APR 14
18:00
Frans Henriksonsalen, Närpes, Finland
Österbottens svenska kulturfonds utdelningsfest

Delta for chamber ensemble

APR 13
18:00
Nya Paviljongen, Grankulla, Finland
Nylands svenska kulturfonds utdelningsfest

Delta for chamber ensemble

APR 12
18:00
PIUG Kultursalen, Pargas, Finland
Åbolands svenska kulturfonds utdelningsfest

Delta for chamber ensemble

FEB 1
19:30
Camerata, Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Sibafest

Hypha for chamber ensemble
Performed by NYKY Ensemble

JAN 29
19:00
Schauman Hall, Pietarsaari, Finland
Kaustinen Chamber Music Week

Elogio de la sombra for string quartet
Performed by Kamus Quartet

JAN 28
19:00
Kansantaiteenkeskus Kaustinen-sali, Kaustinen, Finland
Kaustinen Chamber Music Week

Elogio de la sombra for string quartet
Performed by Kamus Quartet

 
2015
 

DEC 19
20:00

Goethe Institut Kyiv, Ukraine
Kyiv Contemporary Music Days 2015

Hypha for chamber ensemble
Performed by Sed Contra Ensemble conducted by Arash Jazdani

SEP 4
18:00
Balder-hall, Helsinki, Finland
Ung Nordisk Musik Festival 2015

Hypha for chamber ensemble
Performed by Zagros Ensemble

MAY 31
15:00
Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, Takemitsu Memorial, Tokyo, Japan
Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2015: Final Concert

Reachings for orchestra
Premiered by Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Kazumasa Watanabe

MAY 4
19:30
Camerata, Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Klang-concert series

Paraphrase I for chamber ensemble
Performed by Zagros Ensemble

 
2014
 

NOV 21
19:00

Ensemblehaus, Freiburg, Germany

Hypha for chamber ensemble
Performed by ensemble recherche

OCT 16
20:00
Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden, Germany

Hypha for chamber ensemble
Performed by ensemble recherche

JUL 6
19:00
Time of Music Festival, Viitasaari, Finland

Hypha for chamber ensemble
Performed by ensemble recherche

JUN 22
16:00
Tenri Cultural Institute , New York City, USA

Kohta for ensemble
mise-en music Festival, ensemble mise-en, conducted by Moon Young HA

APR 29
18:30
Joseph Haydn-saal, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Vienna, Austria

Stereoactive for chamber ensemble
Performed by students from the university, conducted by Marie Jacquot

JAN 30
18:30
Joseph Haydn-saal, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Vienna, Austria

Stereoactive for chamber ensemble
Performed by students from the university

 
2013
 

AUG 22
20:00

Riksscenen, Oslo, Norway

Ung Nordisk Musik Festival
Delta for chamber ensemble
Performed by Cikada ensemble

JUN 29

Taidetehdas, Porvoo, Finland

Composition workshop of Suvisoitto-festival
Hyperion for chamber ensemble
Premiered by Avanti!

JUN 6

Viitasaari School, Viitasaari, Finland

Time of Music festival
Kohta for chamber ensemble
Premiered by Curious Chamber Players, conducted by Rei Munakata

MAY 26
19:00
Sibelius Academy Concert Hall, Helsinki, Finland

Korvat Auki Ry Concert
Lume for alto saxophone and piano
Premiered by Anna-Sofia Anttonen, alto saxophone and Sebastian Hilli, piano

 
2012
 

DEC 3
18:00

Camerata, Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland

Unohdan että unohdan for mezzo soprano & chamber ensemble
Premiered by Zagros Ensemble and Jutta Seppinen (mezzo)

OCT 29
19:00
G18, Helsinki, Finland

Korvat Auki 35 Festival
Vasten for clarinet in Bb
Premiered by Lauri Vaahtoranta

APR 10
19:00
Esbjerg Hall, Esbjerg, Denmark

Delta for chamber ensemble
Premiered by Esbjerg Ensemble, conducted by Johannes Liedbergius