Events

Upcoming events:

September 4, 2022
‘Erakis’ (first performance)
‘Sakura’
‘Kiku’
Eriko Takahashi, piano
Share Okusawa Classic Salon, Tokyo, Japan
More information (in Japanese) available here

November 16, 2022
‘Theses’
‘Theses II’
Erkki Palola, viola, Ari Romppanen, piano
‘Tsubaki’ (first performance)
‘Bara’ (first performance)
Sari Blå, piano
Commissioned by Sari Blå
Villa Hakasalmi, Helsinki

November 20, 2022
‘Tsubaki’
‘Bara’
Sari Blå, piano
Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Helsinki
In connection with an exhibition of Japanese Wood Carvings

December 1, 2022
‘Sinun valossasi’ (In Your Light) (first performance)
Soprano, Choir, Joensuu Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
Text by the composer
Cond. by Sakari Tervo
Conservatory Hall, Joensuu
Commissioned by Joensuu Conservatory with the support of Pertti Parmio Scolarship Fund

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A selection of past events:

Photo: Kai Widell

– ‘Sakura’ and ‘Kiku’ in Tokyo, Embassy of Finland, 2022, first time in Japan, Eriko Takahashi
– ‘Silence of Kharon’ in Vienna 2022, first performance, Eriko Takahashi
– ‘Kiku’, first performances as a compulsory piece of Tampere Piano Competition 2021, selected in the composition competition.
– ‘Sakura’ and ‘Saturnian Aurorae’ in Espoo 2021 (Ari Romppanen) together with premiere of ‘Waltz in 5‘ and f.p. in Finland of ‘Lacerta, both composed by Eriko Takahashi
– ‘Sakura’ in Kawasaki, Japan 2021, first time in Japan, Eriko Takahashi
– ‘Convolvulus’ on KIERROT online festival, production of Academy of Artistic Thinking / Cirko Helsinki 2021
‘Sandbox of Almach’ in Vienna 2020, first performance, Eriko Takahashi
– ‘Arcturus’ in Tampere Biennale 2020, Uusinta Ensemble, Aleksi Kotila, Markus Hohti, Fanny Söderström
– ‘nicht, sondern…’ in Jämsä church 2019, Kai Nieminen
– ‘Sakura’ in piano recital in Juuka 2019 (Ari Romppanen)
– ‘Snowball Earth’ in Music & Earth International Competition in Sofia, Bulgaria 2019, Eriko Takahashi, special prize for contemporary music
– ‘Snowball Earth’ and ‘Sakura’ in concert “Im Klangspielraum” in Vienna 2019, first performances, Eriko Takahashi
– ‘Rho Cas’ in piano recital in Juuka 2018 (Ari Romppanen)
– ‘Fantasy on Stars’ – composition concert (Joensuu Music Festival) in Joensuu 2018:
‘Theses’, ‘Rho Cas’, ‘Titan’, ‘Tanssikaamme’, ‘Theses II’, ‘Valo rakentuu palasista’,
Ghislaine Dionne, Mikko Raasakka, Oleg Larionov, Sari Blå, Ari Romppanen
– ‘Fantasy on Stars’ – composition concert (Aino Ackté Chamber Festival) in Helsinki 2017:
‘Far and Beyond’, ‘Saturnian Aurorae’, ‘Titan’, ‘Rho Cas’, ‘Valo rakentuu palasista’,
Ghislaine Dionne, Mikko Raasakka, Matthias Funke, Sari Blå, Kai Nieminen, Ari Romppanen
– ‘Arcturus’ in Helsinki 2016, Erkki Palola, Pauliina Haustein, Sari Blå
– ‘Punga Mare’ in Kiev and Odessa, Ukraine 2016, Mikko Raasakka and Antti Vahtola
– ’Far and Beyond’ in Turku Cathedral 2015, Kai Nieminen
– ’Tvashtar Catena’ in PianoEspoo 2015, Roope Gröndahl
– ‘Composer’s Profile’ -concert in Imatra 2015:
‘Saturnian Aurorae’, ‘Theses’, ‘Rho Cas’ , Sari Blå, Oleg Larionov, Ari Romppanen
– ‘Rho Cas’ in Berlin, Germany 2013 and in Helsinki 2014, Joonas Ahonen
– ‘Rho Cas’ broadcast on WQXR Q2 radio station, USA 2010, Emil Holmström
– ‘Aurinkosi’ in Würzburg and Nürnberg, Germany 2010, Dufay-Ensemble conducted by Hans-Christoph Wirth
– ‘Transfiguratio’ by city orchestra of Mikkeli 2010, Kai Nieminen guitar, orchestra conducted by Patrick Gallois
– ‘Rho Cas’ in Tampere Biennale 2010, Joonas Ahonen
– ‘Pacem perpetua dona eis’ in Helsinki 2009, Kai Nieminen
– ‘Rho Cas’ in Viitasaari Time of Music 2009, Emil Holmström
– ‘Sol/Nemesis’ in Helsinki, 2009, Terhi Sjöblom acc, Zagros conducted by Anna-Maria Helsing
– ‘Sol/Nemesis’ in UNM festival in Oslo, Norway, 2008, Lena Rist Larsen acc, NMH sinfonietta conducted by Per Sigmund Thorp
– ‘Eine Kleine Gratulationsmusik II’ in Porvoo Summer Sounds 2008, Avanti, conducted by Dima Slobodeniouk
– ‘Kaksi laulua psalmeihin’ in Helsinki 2007, Elina Hakahuhta, Sari Blå
– ‘Lehmä karkaa’ broadcast on national television channel Doordarshan, India 2007
– ‘Rho Cas’ in 9th International Piano Festival in Espoo, Finland, 2007, Mirka Viitala
– ‘Rho Cas’ in UNM festival in Reykjavik, Iceland, 2007, Emil Holmström
– ‘Searchings’ in Buenos Aires 2006, Juliana Moreno, Javier Mariani, Claudio Eiriz, Ari Romppanen
– ‘Woodcuts’ in Musica Nova Helsinki 2006, Heljä Räty, Tommi Mentu, Harri Mäki, Pasi Pihlaja, Bridget Allaire-Mäki)
– ‘Interference’ in Siba-Fest, Helsinki 2006, Hanna Kinnunen, Nina Höhn, Markus Hohti, Jani Niinimäki
– ‘Theses’ in Tampere Biennale 2004, Oleg Larionov, Ari Romppanen