Finalist in the 7th Edition of Île de Creations Composer’s Competition

I am very happy to be in the final of the 7th edition of Île de Creations Composer’s Competition!

My 10 minutes long, 5-movement orchestral piece based on a medieval tune – l’homme armé – will be performed in Paris at Centre des bords de Marne by Orchestre national d’Île-de-France, conducted by Jean Deroyer on 21st of February 2019, after which the winner will be announced!

Esa-Pekka Salonen’s 60th Birthday Concert

I am so excited to share that Lauri Supponen, Matilda Seppälä, Niilo Tarnanen, Touko Niemi and I (Ears of the Blid Wall -collective), were commissioned to co-write a piece for Esa-Pekka Salonen’s 60th Birthday concert, opening the Helsingin juhlaviikot / Helsinki Festival!

The work Massahumu for large orchestra, choir, tape and video will be performed on the 17th of August at Kansallisooppera – Finnish National Opera, by the resident orchestra and choir, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.