2017

Dec 5            Hyperchromatic Counterpoint at Spitalfields Music Festival, London St. Leonard’s Church; concert together with Aart Strootman (guit) performing Electric Counterpoint by Steve Reich and James McVinnie (organ) performing excerpts from Die Kunst der Fuge by J.S. Bach

Dec 1             Trio concert “Maakuntalaulut” with Mikko Innanen (sax) and Mika Kallio (dr) in Loviisa

Nov 30          Trio concert “Maakuntalaulut” with Mikko Innanen (sax) and Mika Kallio (dr) in Turku

Nov 29          Trio concert “Maakuntalaulut” with Mikko Innanen (sax) and Mika Kallio (dr) in Pori

Nov 28          Trio concert “Maakuntalaulut” with Mikko Innanen (sax) and Mika Kallio (dr) in Seinäjoki

Nov 27          Trio concert “Maakuntalaulut” with Mikko Innanen (sax) and Mika Kallio (dr) in Viitasaari

Nov 24          Kaamos Jazz -festival with Mikko Innanen (sax)

Nov 22          Trio concert “Maakuntalaulut” with Mikko Innanen (sax) and Mika Kallio (dr) in Jokioinen

Nov 19         Performance of trio by Tiina Myllärinen with Pasi Eerikäinen (violin) and Susanne Kujala (organ) in Lappeenranta guitar festival

Nov 18          Concert of Pipoka in Lappeenranta Guitar fEstival

Nov 14         Trio concert “Maakuntalaulut” with Mikko Innanen (sax) and Mika Kallio (dr) in Salo

Nov 12         Trio concert “Maakuntalaulut” with Mikko Innanen (sax) and Petri Keskitalo (tuba) in Kotka

Nov 11        Trio concert “Maakuntalaulut” with Mikko Innanen (sax) and Petri Keskitalo (tuba) in Joensuu

Nov 10         Concert of Gourmet in Göttingen, Göttinger Jazz Festival

Nov 8          Quartet of MikroEnsemble performing in Vilnius, Lithuania

Nov 6          Trio concert “Maakuntalaulut” with Mikko Innanen (sax) and Mika Kallio (dr) in Kerava

Oct 6           Solo impro concert at April Jazz Goes Emma -concert series in Espoo Museum of Modern Art

Sep 28–       Uuden musiikin lokakuu -festival for contemporary music in Oulu, Finland
Oct 1

Sep 19          Concert with Harri Sjöström (sax) and Teppo Hauta-aho (b) including world premiere of new work by Juhani Vesikkala at Laulumiehet, Helsinki

Sep 14          Performance of Juhani Nuorvala’s “What’s a Nice Chord Like You Doing in a Piece Like This” for 5 accordions at Love & Anarchy Film festival, Helsinki

Sep 12          World premiere of my piece Thum Bop – a Hitchhiker’s Concerto for accordion and big band with the UMO Jazz Orchestra cond. Kirmo Lintinen in the Savoy Theatre, Helsinki

Sep 2–3        Concerts of Gourmet in festival Les Rendez-vous de l’Erdre, Nantes, France

Aug 20–27    International Accordion Seminar in The Krzysztof Penderecki’s European Center of Music, Luslawice, Poland

Aug 12–19    International Akkordeon Seminarwoche Saarland in Ottweiler, Germany

Aug 9        Concert with Benjamin Schmid (violin), Andreas Hofmeir (tuba) and Jarkko Riihimäki (piano) at Bundesverwaltungsgericht Leipzig

Aug 8        Concert with Benjamin Schmid (violin), Andreas Hofmeir (tuba) and Jarkko Riihimäki (piano) at Pianosalon Christophori Berlin

Jul 22        Kun valas hotkaisi Joonan in Turku Cathedral, performed by Turku Cathedral Youth Choir cond. Anu Åberg, Markku Hietaharju (organ) and Valtteri Roiha (reciter)

Jul  18       Concert with Susanne Kujala (organ) in Turku Cathedral

Jul 7          First performance of Vertex – Lunar Eclipse at LSO St. Luke’s, London, performed by Jarmo Julkunen (ukulele), Jani Pensola (double bass), Chris Garrick (violin) and the string quartet of the London Symphony Orchestra

Jun 20       Performance of Lairë at Nordic Horn Seminar (Bålsta, Sweden) by Jukka Harju (horn), Reeta Maalismaa (violin) and Asuka Nakamura (piano)

Jun 10       Concert of GOURMET at G Livelab

May 9        Concert with Mikko Innanen (sax) and Petri Keskitalo (tuba) at Bar Favela, Helsinki

May 6        “Through Time and Space” -concert of NYKY Ensemble of Sibelius-Academy at Helsinki Music Center

Apr 29       Azul performed by Anna Pulli in Västerås Organ Days -festival

Apr 27       Showcase concert of GOURMET in Bremen jazzahead!, Germany

Apr 25       Concert of K-18 in Frankfurt Alte Oper, Germany

Apr 23       Concert of GOURMET in Kotka

Apr 6         First performance of Vertex – Perigee-Syzygy in Hämeenlinna Verkatehdas performed by Jarmo Julkunen (ukulele), Pekka Kuusisto (violin), Jaakko Kuusisto (violin), Anna-Kreetta Gribajcevic (viola) and Marko Ylönen (violoncello)

Apr 1         Triple concerto Stream & River Motion by Fagerudd with Lapland Chamber Orchestra cond. by Jutta Seppinen in Kakslauttanen

Mar 31       Triple concerto Stream & River Motion by Fagerudd with Lapland Chamber Orchestra cond. by Jutta Seppinen in Inari 

Mar 30       Triple concerto Stream & River Motion by Fagerudd with Lapland Chamber Orchestra cond. by Jutta Seppinen in Korundi, Rovaniemi 

Mar 16       Concert in Topelius Gallery with Harri Sjöström (sax) and Teppo Hauta-aho (b)

Mar 9         Triple concerto Stream & River Motion by Fagerudd with Kymi Sinfonietta cond. by Jutta Seppinen in Kuusankoskitalo

Mar 8         Triple concerto Stream & River Motion by Fagerudd with Kymi Sinfonietta cond. by Jutta Seppinen in Kotka Concert House

Feb 12       First performance of Shimmer of the North in Kokkola Winter Accordion -festival performed by Sonja Vertainen (acc), Iida Tunkkari and Aku Sorensen (violin), Iiris Rannikko (viola), Antto Tunkkari (violoncello) and Pauli Pappinen (double bass)

Feb 4         Ensemble Ambrosius performs in Pietarsaari, works by Virtaperko and Zappa

Feb 3         Ensemble Ambrosius performs in Kaustinen Chamber Music Festival, works by Virtaperko and Zappa

Feb 2         Recital in Musica Nova Helsinki, Passacaille by Gérard Grisey and Hyperchromatic Counterpoint

2016        

Dec 18       Recital in Moscow International Accordion Festival, Gnesin Academy

Dec 16       Recital and master class in Folkwang Hochschule Essen, Germany

Dec 5         Lasse Pihlajamaa 100-year-anniversary concert in Helsinki Music Center

Nov 18       Concert with Susanne Kujala (organ) at Organo Novo -festival in Kallio Church, Helsinki, works by Talvitie, Kujala, Reger

Nov 8         Fluorescent Crescent in Tampere Theatre Restaurant performed by Markus Hohti (violoncello) and Veli Kujala (live-electronics)

Nov 3         First performance of triple concerto Stream & River Motion by Markus Fagerudd with Pori Sinfonietta cond. Jan Söderblom

Nov 1         Concert of Gourmet, Vapaat äänet 20 years, in Malmitalo, Helsinki

Oct 27        Organ inauguration concert at West Helsinki Music School, work by Talvitie (fp)

Oct 4-9       October of New Music -festival in Oulu, my performances include works by Oliveira, Romanowski, Valkama (fp), Tarkiainen

Oct 2          Concert with Esa Pietilä (sax), Petri Kumela (guit) and Eija Kankaanranta (kantele) at Gloria, Helsinki

Oct 1          Concert of MikroEnsemble at Helsinki Music Centre

Sep 21       Concert of GOURMET at Hietsun Paviljonki, Helsinki

Sep 9         First performance of Fluorescent Crescent at G Livelab performed by Markus Hohti (violoncello) and Marko Myöhänen (live-electronics)

Aug 17      Concert in Leipzig Bundesverwaltungsgericht with Jarkko Riihimäki (piano) and Georg Breinschmid (bass)

Aug 16      Concert in Berlin PianoSalon with Jarkko Riihimäki (piano) and Georg Breinschmid (bass)

Aug 14       Concert in Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern -festival with Jarkko Riihimäki (piano) and Rodrigo Bauza (violin

Aug 5         Concert of Pipoka in Korsholm Music Festival, Vaasa feat. Gareth Lubbe (viola and throat singing)

Aug 3         Concert of Pipoka in Seinäjoki

Aug 2         Concert of Pipoka in Korsholm Music Festival, Vaasa

Jul 28         Concert of Kujala-Pietilä Treatment at Porvoo Cathedral

Jul 8           Lasse Pihlajamaa 100 years -anniversary concert at Sata-Häme Soi -festival, Ikaalinen

Jun 12        First performance of Links by Raoul Björkenheim in Kokkola with John Storgårds (violin), Christoffer Sundquist (clarinet), Linda Fredriksson (bar sax), Raoul Björkenheim (electric guitar) and four percussion players

Jun 8          Performance of “Kannst du dieser verkeht fliegender Vogel sehen?” by Hanna Eimermacher with Malla Vivolin (bass flute) at June in Buffalo -festival, USA

May 12        Concert with Susanne Kujala (organ) and Esa Pietilä (sax) at Kymi Church

Apr 23         Murnau’s Nosferatu with live music by Lauri Porra (bass and guzheng) and Veli Kujala (acc and live-electronics)

Apr 17         First performance of Mephisto Maze performed by Mika Väyrynen (acc) in Pyhän Laurin Kirkko, Vantaa

Mar 23        Performance of Lamentations by James Wood with Berlin Vocalconsort cond. Wood at Cuenca religious music festival, Spain

Mar 12        Hyperchromatic Counterpoint in Ljubljana, also accordion masterclass in Ljubljana Music Academy

Feb 18        Concert with Seinäjoki City Orchestra cond. Ari Rasilainen, works by Torres, Kujala, Piazzolla

Feb 14        Concert of Kujala-Pietilä Treatment in Lohja Church

Feb 8          Performance of Partendo by Oscar Bianchi with Uusinta Ensemble in Helsiniki Music Center

Feb 5          Performance of Partendo by Oscar Bianchi with Uusinta Ensemble at ECLAT Festival in Stuttgart, Germany

2015

Dec 10         Performance of Lairë in the Camerata Hall of Helsinki Music Centre by Reeta Maalismaa (violin), Jukka Harju (horn) and Sonja Fräki (piano)

Dec 4           Concert of Kujala-Pietilä Treatment @ Kajaani

Nov 27-28   Concert and masterclass @ Norwegian Academy of Music, Oslo, Norway

Nov 10         Gatekeepers -concert with Eero Saunamäki (rec) @ Helsinki Music Centre (Organo)

Nov 7-8        World premiere of Lamentations by James Wood with Berlin Vocalconsort cond. by James Wood @ Berlin Parochialkirche

Nov 1           Trio Internazionale @ St.-Marien-Magdalenen-Kirche, Jena (DE)

Oct 31          Trio Internazionale @ Cyriaci Kapelle, Nordhausen (DE)

Oct 30          Trio Internazionale @ Offene Ohren: Münchner Untergrund im Einstein Kulturzentrum, München (DE)

Oct 29          Trio Internazionale @ Cafe Krämer, Meiningen (DE)

Oct 27          Sestetto Internazionale @ Club der Polnischen Versager, Berlin (DE)

Oct 9            World premiere of Mephisto Maze played by Mika Väyrynen @ Coupe Mondiale Turku POSTPONED TO SPRING 2016

Oct 6            Performances of Xtension and Introduction & Passacaglia @ Coupe Mondiale Turku by Finnish Youth Accordion Ensemble cond. Janne Valkeajoki

Oct 1-4         Mikro Ensemble @ Pasimusic Festival, Kuopio, premieres of works by Dumitrescu, van Hemelryck, Macabis, Mark, Sikström, Takuto, Zapata on Oct 4

Sep 28          World premiere of Coral Fantasy for violoncello and live-electronics by Markus Hohti @ Uuden Musiikin Lokakuu -Festival, Oulu

Sep 26          Performance of Reticent Behemoth by Kyle Gann @ Helsinki Music Centre (Black Box)

Sep 24          World premiere of Reticent Behemoth for quarter tone accordion by Kyle Gann @ Turku Sibelius Museum

Sep 13          Sjöström-Kujala-Mimmo-Laihonen Quartet @ Pori City Library

Sep 12          Sestetto Internazionale @ Turku

Sep 10          Sestetto Internazionale @ Loviisa, Keskus-Centralen

Sep 9            Sestetto Internazionale feat. Teppo Hauta-aho @ Kanneltalo, Helsinki

Sep 8            Sestetto Internazionale (Alison Blunt, Achim Kaufman, Gianni Mimmo, Ignaz Schick, Harri Sjöström & V.K.) @  Laulumiehet, Helsinki 

Sep 2            UNM 2015 -festival@Helsinki Music Centre (Organo), works by Haug and Stauning with Schema String Quartett

Aug 3-7        Agora Summer Academy in Leysin, Switzerland. Download the brochure here.
Aug 4 Finnish works by Haapamäki, Lindberg & Virtaperko + improvisations

Jul 20     “Bach & Sibelius’ Erben” Concert with Susanne Kujala at Carinthischer Sommer Festival in Ossiach. Works by Bach, Aho, Lindberg, Sibelius and world premiere of Photon.

Jul 4-12    Nurmes Summer Academy & Concerts (Finland)
            Jul Stravinsky L’Histoire du soldat with Eriikka Maalismaa (violin) and José-Luis Estellés (clarinet)
Jul 6 Haapamäki Power
Jul 8 Lindberg Jeux d’anches and Bach Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue
 Jul 9 Tangos etc. with Anna Laakso (voc and pf) 

Jun 8      Concert at Helsinki Kallio Church with Pasi Eerikäinen (violin) and Susanne Kujala (organ). First performance of new trio by Tiina Myllärinen.

May 23-24   Concert and masterclass in the Conservatorio Superior de Mùsica de Aragon, Zaragoza, Spain.

Mar 20     World premiere performance of concerto for quarter-tone accordion Anomal Dances by Jukka Tiensuu with Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra cond. Susanna Mälkki 

Feb 10     Concert of Kujala-Pietilä Treatment at Restaurant Laulumiehet in Helsinki

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014

Dec 17     Concert of Gourmet Sextet at Juttutupa, Helsinki

Nov 20     Performance of “Kun valas hotkaisi Joonan…” in Tuusula Church by children’s choir and cantors of Tuusula Parish

Nov 16     Performance of “Kun valas hotkaisi Joonan…” in Tuusula Church by children’s choir and cantors of Tuusula Parish

Oct 29      Concert at Uuden Musiikin Lokakuu -festival (Oulu) with fp. by Juha Pisto and Double Time by Sakari Raappana for acc & trb

Oct 15      Laulava Pohjola -concert at Savoy Theatre. Music by Pekka Pohjola with new lyrics.

Oct 5        Performance of Lairë in the opening concert of Oulu Tulindberg Week at Tulindberg hall by Reeta Maalismaa (violin), Jukka Harju (horn) and Outi Rahko (piano)

Oct 5        Concert in Joensuu Church with Susanne Kujala (organ)

Sep 20      Norway, Oslo, Ultima Festival / Nordic Music Days, performance of Velinikka by Sampo Haapamäki with Ensemble Ernst

Sep 19      Performance of Cyclone in the German Church of Helsinki by Susanne Kujala

Sep 14      The Netherlands, Utrecht, performance of Soira by Veli-Matti Puumala with Insomnio cond. Uli Pöhl

Sep 11      Performance of “Kun valas hotkaisi Joonan…” in Kokkola Church by Ritva Göös (organ) and reciter

Aug 10      Performance of “Azul” in Neuapostolischen Kirche (Herford) by Markku Hietaharju (organ), Herforder Orgelsommer -festival 

Aug 9        Austria, Carinthischer Sommer Festival, concert of Gourmet

Aug 8        Belgium, Gaume Jazz Festival, concert of Gourmet

July 31      Helsinki Music CentrePiece Dorsch BMW-572 performed by organist Kristel Aer

July 13      Hanko Church, concert with Susanne Kujala

July 3         Ikaalinen Church, Introduction & Passacaglia and Xtension performed by Finnish Youth Accordion Ensemble

June 25      Helsinki, Old Church, concert with Susanne Kujala

June 24      Parainen, Parainen Organ Festival, two concerts with Juha Hostikka (tenor)

June 15      Germany, Zepernick, Zepernick Church, concert with Susanne Kujala

June 2        Berlin, B-flat, concert with Harri Sjöström, Achim Kaufmann, Mathias Bauer, Markus Pesonen and Steve Heather

May 25       Performance of “Kun valas hotkaisi Joonan… ” in Leppävaara church by Anna Brummer (reciter) and Katri Vesanen (organ)

May 23      Performances of “Kun valas hotkaisi Joonan…” and the Swedish version “När valen slukade Jona…” in Kokkola Church by Ritva Göös (organ), Elias Majuri (reciter) and Kristina Klingenberg (illustrations) 

May 21     Two performances of “Kun valas hotkaisi Joonan…” in Hämeenkylä Church by Susanne Kujala (organ) and Veli Kujala (reciter) 

May 16      Helsinki Music Centre, first performance of Lairë performed by Reeta Maalismaa (violin), Jukka Harju (horn) and Jouko Laivuori (piano)

May 10      Berlin, Neuköllner Originaltöne -Festival, concert with Susanne Kujala (organ)

April 25     Espoo, Tapiola Church, first performance of double concerto Conception by Sampo
Haapamäki with Juuso Nieminen and The Tapiola Sinfonietta cond. Hannu Lintu

April 24     Espoo, April Jazz, Kalle Kalima K-18, release of CD “Bunuel de Jour”

April 23     Espoo, April Jazz, Kalle Kalima K-18

April 12     Tampere Biennale, Tampere Cathedral, CybOrgan performed by Susanne Kujala and
the Uusinta Chamber Ensemble & TampereRaw

March 25   Helsinki Cathedral, Azul performed by Susanne Kujala

March 18   Vantaa, Tikkurila Church, two performances of Kun valas hotkaisi Joonan” for organ and reciter

March 15    Helsinki Music Centre, Piece Dorsch BMW-572 performed by Susanne Kujala

Feb 22        Turku, Sigyn-Hall, Introduction and Passacaglia performed by the Finnish
Youth Accordion Ensemble