Contemporary Composer of the Year Award

The Finnish Music Publishers Association (MPA Finland) has awarded me with the “Contemporary Composer of the Year” award. Previous winners include for example Kalevi Aho and Lotta Wennäkoski.

Performing again live – finally

Avanti! Chamber Orchestra organized this year a smaller festival instead of their annual Suvisoitto. I had the honor to perform my own Accordion Hyperoriental in the final concert:

Violin concerto Auseil premiere in YLE Areena

Eriikka Maalismaa and Helsinki Phil conducted by Osmo Vänskä played tremendous premiere performance of my violin concerto ’Auseil’. It was filmed and recorded by the Finnish Broadcasting Company and can …