Works

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Works for Orchestra or Large Ensemble

Habitus (2014–17), 12′
2222/2200/02/0, strings (8-6-5-4-3);
Flute (doubling piccolo), Alto Flute (doubling piccolo), Oboe, English Horn, Clarinet in Bb, Bass Clarinet, 2 Bassoons, 2 Horns in F, Trumpet in Bb, Trumpet in C, Percussion (timpani, marimba, tubular bells, gran cassa), strings (8-6-5-4-3)
Distributor: Music Finland
Commissioned by Tapiola Sinfonietta
Fp. Tapiola Sinfonietta, cond. Mario Venzago, Musica nova Helsinki, 9 February 2017

Astragal (2007–08), 15′
2222/2221/10/1, piano, strings;
2 flutes (both doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (2nd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets in C, 2 trombones, tuba, percussion (2 players), harp, piano, strings (rec.): 10-8-6-5-4
Distributor: Music Finland
Fp: Jyväskylä Sinfonia, cond. Tapio Tuomela, Viitasaari Time of Music festival (Finland), 5 July 2008
‘Tactus 2008 Laureate
Workshopped and recorded by Orchestre National de Lille (France). cond. Jonas Alber, under the auspicies of ‘Tactus Young Composers’ Festival, Théâtre Royal de Mons (Belgium), 1–5 September 2008

Lumen (2007), 7′
string orchestra (4-3-3-2-1)
Distributor: Music Finland
Commissioned by Rohm Music Foundation (Japan)
Fp: Kyoto International Music Students Festival Orchestra, cond. Andrea Raffanini, Avanti Hall, Kyoto (Japan), May 28, 2007
Fp in Finland: Uusi Nuori Kamariorkesteri (UNKO), cond. Jani Telaranta, Helsinki (Ears Open 30 years), 24 November 2007

Fanfaari (2006), 1’30”
Fanfare
on the occasion of the 100th anniversary jubilee of Sibelius High School
222(+bcl)2/2220/10/0, strings
Distributor: Music Finland
Fp. Sibelius High School Symphony Orchestra, cond. Juhani Lamminmäki, Sibelius-lukion 100-vuotisjuhla, Finlandia Hall, Helsinki (Finland), 18 November 2006

Hommage (2005–06), 12′
variations for orchestra (on a theme by Erik Bergman)
3333/4331/13/1, piano, strings
Distributor: Music Finland
Shared 1st prize at SävellYS 2016 competition
Recorded at an open reading session by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra of the public broadcasting company YLE (Finland), cond. Nils Schweckendiek, under the auspicies of Musica nova Helsinki and Sibelius Academy 125 Years festivals, Kulttuuritalo (Helsinki), 16 March 2007

Works for Soloist(s) and Orchestra or Large Ensemble

ICE CONCERTO (2018), 14′
violin solo and percussion ensemble (8 musicians)
Commissioned by Sini Virtanen (with funds provided by Madetoja Foundation)
Distributor: Music Finland
Fp. Sini Virtanen, vl, McCormick Percussion Group, cond. Robert McCormick, USF New-Music Festival, Tampa (FL, USA), 8 April 2018

…unions married… (2007), 2′-3′
Music with Shakespeare
1111/2220/11/1, piano, strings (6-6-4-5-3)
Distributor: Music Finland
Text: William Shakespeare, Sonnet VIII
Fp. Eija Räisänen, soprano, Avanti!, cond. Magnus Lindberg, Avanti Summer Sounds festival, Porvoo (Finland), 29 June 2007

Arioso Furioso (2006), 2′
miniature concerto for tuba and chamber orchestra
I Introduzione – Furioso, II Arioso – Finale
tuba solo, 1111/1110/01/1, piano, string quintet,
Instrumentation: flute (doubling piccolo), oboe (cor anglais), clarinet in Bb (bass clarinet), contrabassoon, horn in F, trumpet in C, trombone, percussion (1 player), harp, piano, tuba solo, strings
Distributor: Music Finland
Fp. Miika Jämsä, tuba, Avanti! cond. Juha Nikkola, Avanti! Summer Sounds festival, Porvoo (Finland), 30 June 2006

Chamber Works

(seepings) (2017), 14′
for bass flute, bass clarinet, harp, piano + sampler, cello
Commissioned by defunensemble (with support from The Sibelius Fund)
Fp. defunensemble, WHS Teatteri Union, Helsinki (Finland), 2 December 2017

Elevations (2017), 8′
for ensemble (fl, ob, cl, marimba, pf, vl, vla, vc, cb)
Written for the last Schloss Solitude Summer Academy
Fp. Ensemble SurPlus, Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart (Germany), 20 August 2017

Studies on Empathy (2016), 12′
alto flute, bass clarinet, harp, percussion
Distributor: Music Finland
Commissioned by Ensemble Adapter (with funds provided by Madetoja Foundation)
Fp. Ensemble Adapter, Tampere Biennale (Finland), 15 April 2016

Radix (2013), 13′
trumpet in C, trumpet in Bb, horn, trombone, tuba
Distributor: Music Finland
Commissioned by Ensemble Schwerpunkt (with funds provided by Madetoja Foundation and Svenska Kulturfonden)
Fp. Ensemble Schwerpunkt, Helsinki (Finland), 5 November 2013

self-aware (2011), 13′
accordion (male performer), piano (female performer)
Distributor: Music Finland
Written for Duo Oneplusone (Timo Kinnunen & Anna Veismane)
Fp. Duo Oneplusone, Riga (Latvia), 4 October 2011

magnetic (2011/13), 9′
flute (doubling alto flute), clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), piano, violin, cello
Distributor: Music Finland
Commissioned by Eesti Muusika Päevad 2011 (Estonian Music Days 2011)
Fp: Uusinta Ensemble, Tallinn (Estonia), 24 March 2011
Fp (rev. version): Curious Chamber Players, cond. Rei Munakata, Time of Music festival, Viitasaari (Finland), 4 July 2013

(toku)Satz(u) (2010), 2’30”
flute (doubling alto flute), bassoon, horn, percussion, violin, viola, cello, contrabass
Written for Avanti! Chamber Orchestra and Summer Sounds 2010 Festival
Fp. Avanti!, cond. Tuomas Hannikainen, Porvoo (Finland), 3 July 2010

vastakaiku (Anklang bis) (2009), 12′
flute, bass clarinet, percussion, violin, cello
Distributor: Music Finland
Written for Ensemble U: (Estonia)
Fp: Ensemble U:, Helsinki (Finland), 21 November 2009

Hologramme (2009), 11′
flute, clarinet, harp, piano, vibraphone, percussion
Distributor: Music Finland
Commissioned by Ensemble Adapter (Germany) with funds provided by the Finnish Cultural Foundation
Fp: Ensemble Adapter, Berlin (Germany), 26 August 2009

Anklang (2009), 13′
flute, bassoon, violin, cello, percussion
Commissioned by Stallarte Festival Göttingen (Germany)
Fp. ICon Arts Ensemble, cond. Gabriel Bebeşelea, Sibiu (Romania), 27 July 2012

Festivaalifanfaari (2007, June 27), 1’30”
Festival Fanfare
clarinet, trumpet, trombone, percussion (1 player), violin, double bass (with optional bassoon)
Composed with Timothy Page, Maija Hynninen, Heikki Elo, Alex Freeman, Jiyoung Kang, Lauri Mäntysaari, Markku Klami and Christer Jokela (as participants of the Sävellyspaja 2007 composition masterclass and workshop)
Fp: Avanti!, cond. Ryan Wigglesworth, Avanti! Summer Sounds Festival, Porvoo (Finland), 28 June 2007

Trio parkour (2006), 6′
2 guitars, harp
Distributor: Music Finland
Commissioned by Saara Rautio, Kobe Van Cauwenberghe and Matthias Koole
Fp: Kobe van Cauwenberghe, guitar, Matthias Koole, guitar, Saara Rautio, harp, Helsinki (Finland), 13 February 2007

Alleeleja (2006), 6′ [withdrawn]
Alleles
wind quintet
Fp. Hanna Juutilainen, fl, Saara Kemppi, ob, Asko Heiskanen, cl, Jaakko Luoma, bsn, Tero Toivonen, hn, Musica nova Helsinki (Finland), 5 March 2006

En garde! (2005), 5′
I, II, III
violin and guitar
Distributor: Music Finland
Fp. Pasi Eerikäinen, violin, Otto Tolonen, guitar, Ears Open! concert, Helsinki (Finland), 20 May 2006

Deciso (2005), 10′
duo for oboe and piano
oboe and piano
Distributor: Music Finland
Fp. Hannu Perttilä, oboe, and Matti Perttula, piano, Musica nova Helsinki (Finland), 6 March 2006

Works for Solo Instrument

Cardio (2018)
for accordion
Written for, and in tight collaboration with, accordionist Manca Dornik
Fp. Manca Dornik, Darmstadt Summer Course, 21 July 2018

EMBODIED: Violin Solo (2018), 10′
for violin
Commissioned by Eriikka Maalismaa (supported by the TEOSTO Commissioning Grant)
Fp. Eriikka Maalismaa, Avanti! Suvisoitto, 30 June 2018

Superpositio (2013), 10′
organ and electronics (2ch soundtrack)
Distributor: Music Finland
Commissioned by Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Royaumont Foundation and Viitasaari Time of Music via Ulysses Network
Fp. (Utrecht position): Age-Freerk Bokma, Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Utrecht (The Netherlands), 6 September 2013
Fp. (Viitasaari position): Age-Freerk Bokma, Viitasaari Time of Music (Finland), 1 July 2014
Fp. (Royaumont position): Age-Freerk Bokma, L’abbaye de Royaumont (France), 7 September 2014

zu feel to viel (2010–) [work in progress]
flute
Fp. (sketch) Bettina Danielle Berger, impuls Festival, Graz (Austria), 15 February 2011

nano2 (2008), 30”
violin and/or cello (exists in three versions)
Written for the international Microscore Project of Johnny Chang and Jessica Catron
Fp. (solo violin version) Johnny Chang, Auckland, New Zealand, 20 February 2008
Fp. (duo version): Johnny Chang and Jessica Catron, The Wulf, Los Angeles (CA, USA), 1 September 2008
Fp. (solo cello version): Eeva Rysä, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere (Finland), 27 October 2013

nano (2007), 20”
harpsichord
Fp. Jan Lehtola, Kuopio (Finland), 5 September 2007

alone (2007), 7′
guitar
Commissioned by Otto Tolonen (with funds provided by the Madetoja Foundation)
Fp: Otto Tolonen, The International Christopher Summer Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania, August 7, 2007,
Fp in Finland: Otto Tolonen, Helsinki (Ears Open 30 years), 1 December 2007

Torus (2003-2004), 16′
1. Prelude – Fugue, 2. Scherzo – Cadenza – Fugue, 3. Chorale – Postlude
organ
Publisher: Sulasol
Fp: Jan Lehtola, Espoo (Finland), 24 August 2005

Vocal and Choral Works

EMBODIED: Soprano Solo (2018), ca. 10′
for solo voice (soprano)
Written for, and very much with, soprano Meeri Pulakka for her debut concert at the Young Artists of the Winter series of the Sibelius Academy / Uniarts
Fp. Meeri Pulakka, Musiikkitalo/Camerata Helsinki (Finland), 15 January 2019

Still… (2007/11), 5′
version for mixed choir
for Jutta Seppinen and WiOL for their Christmas concerts in 2011
Fp: Wiipurilaisen Osakunnan Laulajat, cond. Jutta Seppinen, Helsinki, 11 December 2011

Holographic Studies (2009)
for male choir
male choir (TTTTBBBB)
Distributor: Music Finland
Text: Wikipedia

Ж (2008), 7′
mixed choir (SSAATTBB)
Distributor: Music Finland
Lyrics in Finnish by Henriikka Tavi
Fp: EMO Ensemble, cond. Pasi Hyökki, Helsinki, 16 November 2008

Still… (2007), 5′
male quartet (TTBB)
Distributor: Music Finland
A Christmas present to Korvat auki ry (Ears Open society) on its 30th anniversary
Fp: David Hackston, Tomas Takolander, Martti Anttila and Ville Matvejeff, Helsinki (Ears Open 30 years), 27 November 2007

Atrium (2007), 3’30”
16 mixed singers (amplified)
Publisher: Sulasol
phonetic text
Dedicated to Matti Hyökki and the Sibelius Academy Vocal Ensemble
Fp: Sibelius Academy Vocal Ensemble, cond. Tommi Niskala, Helsinki (Sokos), 9 March 2007

Metsän tyttö (2004), 4′
Forest Maiden
female choir or group (SSAA)
Publisher: Sulasol
Text from the Kanteletar (in Finnish)

Kolme laulua sinulle (2003), 6′
1. Kyyhkysjumalatar (text: P. Mustapää), 2. Auringonkukka (text: Riina Katajavuori, “Teoria ja käytäntö”), 3. Mittarimato (text: Aila Meriluoto)
mixed choir (SATB)
Distributor: Music Finland
Fp (3.): Latvian Radio Chamber Choir, cond. Kaspars Putninsh, Viitasaari Time of Music, 9 July 2006

Works for the Screen and TV

The Disappearance of Alexandra M. (2006), 8′ (original 4′, arranged 4′)
music for Timo Kurki’s short movie of the same name
1. Vincent’s Place, 2. Forest, 3. Restaurant (“Che gelida manina” and “O soave fanciulla” from Puccini’s opera La bohème arranged for violin and cello), 4. Kissing
clarinet, violin, cello and piano

Aurinko ja kuu (2006), 4′
The Sun and the Moon
animated opera
Libretto: pupils of the Suonsalmi School under the guidance of Susanna Kolehmainen
solo soprano, solo tenor, solo bass + 1111/1110/01/0, strings (3-3-2-2-1)
Commissioned by the Finnish National Opera
Fp (recording): Anu Hostikka, soprano, Juha Riihimäki, tenor, Veli-Pekka Väisänen, bass, Vivo Symphony Orchestra, cond. Kari Tikka, Helsinki, January 20, 2007, fbp: Doordarshan, India’s National TV Channel, India, 4 October 2007

Electro-acoustic Works

(seepings) (2017), 14′
for bass flute, bass clarinet, harp, piano + sampler, cello
Commissioned by defunensemble (with support from The Sibelius Fund)
Fp. defunensemble, WHS Teatteri Union, Helsinki (Finland), 2 December 2017

Superpositio (2013), 10′
organ and electronics (2ch soundtrack)
Distributor: Music Finland
Commissioned by Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Royaumont Foundation and Viitasaari Time of Music via Ulysses Network
Fp. Age-Freerk Bokma, Gaudeamus Muziekweek, 6 September 2013

Dual (2004-2005), 10′
1. Esiin (Forth), 2. Rengas (Ring), 3. Kaksi (Two), 4. Piilot (Hides), 5. Väreet (Ripples), 6. Lukittu (Locked), 7. Tuli (Fire), 8. Puhallus (Blow), 9. Avain (Key), 10. Jää (Stays)
Fp: Ears Open! concert, Helsinki, 13 November 2005