Commissions, grants & awards

Commissions

2022
New work for orchestra
Commission details TBA

New work for choir
Commission from Helsinki Chamber Choir

2021
Autumn Songs for soprano & piano
Commission from Maria Turunen & Armaan Madar, generously supported by Sibelius Foundation Fund & Taike (Finland)

Snowscapes for solo piano
Commission from Allison Wang, supported by Finlandia Foundation National (USA)

Soliloquy for solo accordion
Commission from Vincent Gailly (France)

2019
Pilgrim for eight players
Commission for Philhrmonia Orchestra, generously supported by Royal Philharmonic Society (UK)

Songs of Empty Landscapes for alto saxophone, violin, viola, cello & piano
Commission from Uusinta Ensemble, generously supported by Teosto (Finland)

Sunfall for orchestra
Commissioned for London Symphony Orchestra through the LSO Discovery Panufnik Composers Scheme, with the generous support of Lady Hamlyn and the Helen Hamlyn Trust (UK)

2018
On Blue for string quartet
Commission from Kreutzer Quartet, generously supported by Sibelius Foundation Fund (Finland)

Massahumu for orchestra, choir, tape & video (co-written)
Commission from Juhlaviikot (Helsinki Festival) and Korvat Auki ry, for Esa-Pekka Salonen‘s 60th birthday concert (Finland)

Suns extinguished for orchestra
Commission for the London Symphony Orchestra through the LSO Discovery Panufnik Composers Scheme, generously supported by Lady Hamlyn and the Helen Hamlyn Trust (UK)

Most quiet need for three female voices
Commission from Philomel (UK)

Awards & Grants

2019
Artist grant from Pro Musica – foundation (Finland)

Composer Portrait (listen here) on France Musique ‘Création Mondiale: l’intégrale’ with Anne Montaron

Cantus for orchestra
3rd Prize in Alexander Zemlinsky Composition Prize 2019, in association with University of Cincinnati College-Conservatoire, Ohio (USA)

Ripped Tapestry for orchestra
1st Prize in the 7th Edition of Île de Créations Composition Competition, with Orchestre national d’Île de France

2018
Stonewalls for orchestra
3rd Prize in Royal Northern Sinfonia‘s ‘New Year, New Music’ Composition Competition 2017

3-year scholarship towards a PhD in Composition 2018-2021 (Arts & Humanities Scholarship) King’s College London

2017
Scholarship towards a Masters in Composition 2017/2018 (Charles Stewart Richardson Scholarship supported by Joseph Clover Scholarship) Royal College of Music

2016
Cantus for orchestra
RCM Concerto Competition winner

Scholarship towards a Masters in Composition 2016/2017 (Humphrey Searle Scholarship) Royal College of Music

Nicola LeFanu Composition Prize from University of York Department of Music

2nd Prize in London Ear Festival International Composer’s Competition


Photo by © Jonathan Kienzlen (March 2019)
On stage of Philharmonie de Paris, with novelist Benoît Duteurtre and Orchestre national d’Île de France