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 …

Organ Music of the 21st Century

New CD of Susanne Kujala including my composition Cyclone was released a short time ago by Alba Records. First reviews have been extremely positive, Helsingin Sanomat gave the CD 5/5 stars.

Hyperorganism released digitally

The album ‘Hyperorganism’ featuring my organ concerto ‘CybOrgan’ and the 47-minute ‘Hyperchromatic Counterpoint’ for quarter-tone accordion and surround has been released digitally in Spotify, YouTube, iTunes etc.