Calendar

2018

February 16, 18, 21, 24, March 1, 3, Tampere, Veljeni vartija (My Brother’s Keeper, World Premiere), Tampere Opera

2017

November 5, St. Anthony Village, Minnesota, The Lost Melody (World Premiere), St. Anthony Civic Orchestra, cond. Carol Jensen

October 19, Lahti, Migrations (Finnish Premiere), Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo-soprano, YL Male Voice Choir, Sinfonia Lahti, cond. Dima Slobodeniuk

October 7, Oulainen, Maamerkit (World Premiere), Oulainen Youth Choir, cond. Tapani Tirilä

September 24, Minneapolis, Three Piae Cantiones Songs, Minneapolis version (World Premiere), Osmo Vänskä, clarinet, VocalEssence, cond. Philip Brunelle

September 23, Helsinki, T’have seen what I have seen (World Premiere), Tuuli Lindeberg, soprano, Petri Kumela, guitar

August 26, Kemiönsaari, The Way to the Woods, Key Ensemble, cond. Teemu Honkanen

June 7, Naantali, VIA (an oratorio, World Premiere), Suvi Väyrynen, soprano, Melis Jaatinen, mezzo-soprano, Tuomas Katajala, tenor, Ville Rusanen, baritone, Nicholas Söderlund, bass, Kari Vuola, organ, EMO Ensemble, Key Ensemble, Sinfonia Lahti, cond. Osmo Vänskä

April 23, Turku, The Way to the Woods (Finnish Premiere), Key Ensemble, cond. Teemu Honkanen

April 16, Espoo, De virtute in virtutem, Sari Rautio, soprano, David Hackston, alto, Mats Lillhannus, tenor, Elja Puukko, bass, Espoon Barokki, Dora Asterstad, leader

April 9, Helsinki, On Compassion (World Premiere), Candomino Choir, cond. Esko Kallio

March 5, Halle, Ai margini della luce, Varpu Haavisto, viola da gamba

March 2, Potsdam, Ai margini della luce, Varpu Haavisto, viola da gamba

February 3, Helsinki, Three Impressions (World Premiere), Leena Jaakkola, violin, Samuli Peltonen, cello, Anna-Mari Peltonen, piano

January 8, Espoo, Nouse, loista Jerusalem (an Epiphany Cantata, World Premiere), Tuuli Lindeberg, soprano, Candomino Choir, Tomi Satomaa, organ, cond. Esko Kallio

2016

November 9, Helsinki, Crossing the Five Rivers, Ai margini della luce, Varpu Haavisto, viola da gamba, Kari Vuola, organ

November 7 until November 18, Helsinki, Jannen salaisuus (Janne’s Secret), Finnish National Opera

September 30, Amsterdam, Sonata No. 1, Ere Lievonen, organ

September 18, Rome, Grace, Petri Komulainen, horn, Jan Lehtola, organ

August 23, 24, 25, Helsinki, Oma vika (Own Fault – monologue opera), Finnish National Theatre

August 5, Rauma, Kortekangas-Sundqvist: Pocket Concerto, Christoffer Sundqvist, clarinet

August 3, Sotkamo, Grace, Petri Komulainen, horn, Jan Lehtola, organ

June 30, Heinävesi, Valon aika (Time of Light), Juha Kotilainen, baritone, Janne Malinen, guitar

May 20, Neubrandenburg, Grace, Petri Komulainen, horn, Jan Lehtola, organ

May 14, San Francisco, Ikikaiku, Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir, cond. Robert Geary

May 12, 14, Helsinki, Oma vika (Own Fault – monologue opera), Finnish National Theatre

April 23, Minneapolis, Seven Songs for Planet Earth (US Midwest Premiere), Nicole Warner, mezzo-soprano, Aaron Larson, baritone, Masterworks Chorale of Augsburg College, cond. Peter Hendrickson

April 6, Helsinki, The Man Who Lived in a Tree (Finnish Premiere), YL Male Voice Choir, cond. Pasi Hyökki

March 29, Paris, Three Fiord Sketches, Voix de Stras’, cond. Catherine Bolzinger

February 26, Strasbourg, Three Fiord Sketches, Voix de Stras’, cond. Catherine Bolzinger

February 4, 5, 6, Minneapolis, Migrations (World Premiere), Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo-soprano, YL Male Voice Choir, Minnesota Orchestra, cond. Osmo Vänskä

January 23, San Francisco, Ikikaiku, Piedmont Choirs, cond. Robert Geary

2015

December 9, Roma, Cello Sonata, Samuli Peltonen, cello, Anna-Mari Peltonen, piano

December 7, Bologna, Cello Sonata, Samuli Peltonen, cello, Anna-Mari Peltonen, piano

November 15, Helsinki (60th Birthday Concert), Ciaccona, Ai margini della luce, Fantasia, Crossing the Five Rivers, Three Interludes, Grace (World Premiere), Petri Komulainen, horn, Markus Kuikka, viola da gamba, Jan Lehtola, organ

November 7, Rio de Janeiro, Three Fiord Sketches, Voix de Stras’

October 31, November 3, 4, 6, Turku, Oma vika (Own Fault – monologue opera, World Premiere), Opera Archipelago

October 17, Helsinki, Teoreema (Theorem, World Premiere), Wiipurilaisen Osakunnan Laulajat, cond. Mikko Sidoroff

September 29, Helsinki, Sonata No. 1, Tuomas Pyrhönen, Organ

July 11, Barcelona, Ikikaiku, workshop with Karmina Silec

July 10, London, Välimeri (UK Premiere), BBC Singers, cond. Kaspar Putnins

April 19, Espoo, Sonata No. 3 (“In memoriam”), Jan Lehtola, organ

April 11, Helsinki, Höstlig skärgård (Hommage à Jean Sibelius, World Premiere), YL Male Voice Choir, cond. Pasi Hyökki

March 30, Helsinki, The Return (World Premiere), Tapiola Chamber Choir, cond. Hannu Norjanen

March 27, Helsinki, Jannen salaisuus (Janne’s Secret, World Premiere), Finnish National Opera, Jousenkaari School

2014

November 22&23, Tokyo, MAA, Tokyo Children’s Chorus, cond. Kenji Ohtani

November 8, Helsinki, Organ Sonata No. 3 (World Premiere), Jan Lehtola, organ

October 30, Oulu, Clarinet Concerto (World Premiere), Christoffer Sundqvist, clarinet,
cond. Johannes Gustavsson

October 15, Rome, Ai margini della luce, Varpu Haavisto, viola da gamba

August 8, Minneapolis (FinnFest 2014), Syvä ilo, Triptych for Seven, Mimmi Fulmer, soprano, Craig Johnson, piano, and others

August 3, Minneapolis, Two Old Finnish Hymns (World Premiere), Nicole Warner, mezzo-soprano, Mark Sedio, organ

July 30, Uusikaupunki (Crusell Music Festival), Chops and Swells (World Premiere), José Luis Estellés, clarinet, The Jousia Quartet

May 2, Amsterdam, Sonata No. 2 (“Stargazer”), Jan Lehtola, organ

April 3, Espoo, Nature morte (Premiere of the new version), Jaakko Kortekangas, baritone, Gustav Djupsjöbacka, piano

March 24, Helsinki, Adventus, Kari Vuola, organ

March 5, Turku, Kirkkaat purot, sameat virrat, Key Ensemble, cond. Teemu Honkaneni