Calendar

Upcoming performances

2021

DEC 17
19:00
Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland
Rays of Light

Peach for orchestra
Performed by Tapiola Sinfonietta, conducted by Ryan Bancroft

Past performances

2021

NOV 14
20:00
WDR Funkhaus Wallrafplatz, Cologne, Germany
Musikfabrik im WDR 80 CANCELLED due to positive covid case

Honeymoon for trumpet and ensemble
Premiered by Ensemble Musikfabrik, soloist Marco Blaauw, conducted by Emilio Pomarico

AUG 11
20:30
The Church of St Lawrence, Vantaa, Finland
BRQ Vantaa Festival

The Tempered Suite for microtonal guitar
Performed by Petri Kumela

JUL 7
16:00
Time of Music Festival, Viitasaari, Finland
Alone together

The Tempered Suite for microtonal guitar
Performed by Petri Kumela

MAY 28
20:00
Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Thank you Hannu!

Miracle for orchestra
Premiered by Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Hannu Lintu
Broadcasted by Yle
Televised live on Yle Teema

APR 1
19:00
Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland
Eternity CANCELLED

Peach for orchestra
Performed by Tapiola Sinfonietta, conducted by Ryan Bancroft

FEB 3
19:00
Almi Hall, Finnish National Opera & Ballet, Helsinki, Finland
Musica nova Helsinki: Between POSTPONED

Peach for chamber orchestra (rev. 2021)
Performed by The Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Clément Mao-Takacs

FEB 5
19:00
Almi Hall, Finnish National Opera & Ballet, Helsinki, Finland
Musica nova Helsinki: Between POSTPONED

Peach for chamber orchestra (rev. 2021)
Performed by The Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Clément Mao-Takacs

FEB 6
19:00
Almi Hall, Finnish National Opera & Ballet, Helsinki, Finland
Musica nova Helsinki: Between POSTPONED

Peach for chamber orchestra (rev. 2021)
Performed by The Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Clément Mao-Takacs

2020

SEP 5
19:00

Snellman Hall, Kokkola, Finland
Season opening concert Kokkola 400

Cinema for string orchestra
Premiered by The Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Janne Nisonen
Broadcasted by Yle

AUG 23
13:00
Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki Fest: Sunday

Psycho Wood for percussion quartet and tape
Performed by Awake Percussion
Televised live on Yle Teema

2019

NOV 28
19:00
Camerata, Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Petri Kumela – Classically Twisted Guitar

The Tempered Suite for microtonal guitar
Premiered by Petri Kumela

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, conducted by József Hárs

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, conducted by József Hárs

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