KAa
Minna Leinonen, composer
NEWS & PERFORMANCES

Alma! nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Music Prize
https://www.norden.org/en/news/nominations-2022-nordic-council-music-prize

Minna Leinonen is the new art director of Tampere Biennale!
https://tamperebiennale.fi/minna-leinosesta-tampere-biennalen-taiteellinen-johtaja/

Alma! nominated for the 2022 Teosto prize
https://www.teosto.fi/teosto-palkinnon-voittajaksi-ehdolla-12-musiikkiteosta/
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59-LrT_Y5qk

August 2022
Korsholm Music Festival residence composer of the year 2022
https://www.korsholmmusicfestival.fi/uutiset?article=1737

14th May 2022
Kevätkesän avaruus
Sunken
Jenna Ristilä, piano
Milla Mäkinen, soprano
Musiikkitalo, Helsinki
https://www.uniarts.fi/tapahtumat/jenna-ristila-naisten-salonki/

8th May 2022
Pheme
defunensemble, Mikko Raasakka, clarinet
Kulturforum Kiel, Germany
https://www.frequenz-kiel.de/neues/defun-x-resonanzraum

7th May 2022
Meeting Points
Suomen Puhallinsinfonikot
Anna-Leena Lumme, conductor
Tampere-talo

8th April 2022
Seminar: Society of Finnish Composers
Säveltäminen inhimillisten kokemusten peilinä, puheenvuoro (in Finnish)
https://tamperebiennale.fi/ohjelmisto/suomen-saveltajien-seminaari/

6th April 2022
Meeting Points
Kaartin soittokunta
Aino Koskela, conductor
Tampere Biennale
https://tamperebiennale.fi/ohjelmisto/kaartin-soittokunta/

8th April 2022
Pheme
Lucy Abrams-Husso:
New Album release
https://www.lucyabrams.net/duel
LISTEN:
https://open.spotify.com/track/3n4UIIJtoUxTFQY0z1Qsca?si=f692aa2a8e684f3f

30th March 2022
Meeting Points
Kaartin soittokunta
Aino Koskela, conductor
Töölö II – Suomalainen ilta
Temppeliaukion kirkko
https://sotilasmusiikki.fi/kaartin-soittokunta

27th March 2022
Meeting Points (F.P.)
Suomen Puhallinsinfonikot
Anna-Leena Lumme, conductor
Lappeenranta church
https://stayhappening.com/e/airborne-lappeenranta-E2ISU8800BO

18th February 2022
Vyöry (Avalanche) (F.P.)
Antti Leinonen, accordion
Ostro-Bothnian Chamber Orchestra
Emilia Hoving, conductor
Conservatory hall, Kokkola
Kokkola Winter Accordion 2022
https://kamariorkesteri.fi/pohjoismainen-ilta/

LISTEN:
https://areena.yle.fi/audio/1-61035624

16th of January 2022
Art of Virus -project
#1211
No man is and island for big band
Modern Art Orchestra
Budapest Music Center
Transparent Sound New Music Festival
https://www.facebook.com/events/3049063275336262

12th December 2021
Toinen peili (The Other Mirror) (F.P.)
Eriikka Maalismaa, violin
Klassinen hietsu, Helsinki
http://www.hietsunpaviljonki.fi/tapahtumia/elif

31th October 2021
Piilo (F.P.)
Kalle Oittinen, saxophone
Crichton hall, Turku

30th September 2021
Kaarne
Uuden musiikin lokakuu -festival
Oulu Sinfonia cond. Gabriella Teychenné
https://tapahtumat.munoulu.fi/fi-FI/page/610e0faf7d3c533b0af275d3

25th September 2021
Harmaapäätikka
Livia Schweizer, flute
Lucy Abrams-Husso, clarinet
Earth Ears ensemble
Elollinen Concert series
https://www.lucyabrams.net/elollinentalvipuutarha

24th September 2021
Luvetus
Niamh McKenna, flute
Ostro-Bothnian Chamber Orchestra cond.
Johannes Gustavsson
Snellman-sali Kokkola
https://kamariorkesteri.fi/ripaus-italiaa/

1st-3rd September 2021
Pheme
Lucy Abrams-Husso, clarinet
Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
Doctors in Performance Conference 2021
https://www.lucyabrams.net/events-1

10th July 2021
Vesileima (Watermark)
Timo Vuento, actor
Anna Laakso, piano
Nurmes Summer Academy & Concerts
https://nurmesmusicacademy.fi/en/lauantai-10-7-2/

10th July 2021
Wish
Lauri Angervo, cello
Nurmes Summer Academy & Concerts
https://nurmesmusicacademy.fi/en/lauantai-10-7-2/

10th July 2021
Harmaapäätikka (Grey-headed Woodpecker)
Mikael Helasvuo, flute
Harri Mäki, clarinet
Nurmes Summer Academy & Concerts
https://nurmesmusicacademy.fi/en/lauantai-10-7-2/

9th July 2021
Sunken
Anna Laakso, piano
Nurmes Summer Academy & Concerts
Nurmes church at 7 pm
https://nurmesmusicacademy.fi/perjantai-9-7/

8th July 2021
CANCELLED
Toinen peili – Other Mirror (F.P.)
Eriikka Maalismaa, violin
Viitasaari Areena at 8pm
https://musiikinaika.org/ohjelma-2021/

10th March 2021
CANCELLED
Meeting Points (F.P.)
Navy Band cond. Tero Haikala
Sigyn Hall, Turku at 7pm

20th February 2021
Kevätkesän avaruus
Kaisa Kraft, soprano
Anni Collan, piano
live stream from Crichton Hall at 6 pm
http://www.wewfestival.com/program_feb16/

19th February 2021
Kaarne
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra cond. Taavi Oramo
Hommage I at 6 pm
https://www.tamperefilharmonia.fi/konsertit/hommage-i/
Hommage II at 8 pm
https://www.tamperefilharmonia.fi/en/konsertit/hommage-ii/

Alma! kinetic opera
Tampere Biennale 2.1
17th February 2021 7 pm (F.P.) live stream
23rd February 2021 stream
http://www.tanssiteatterimd.fi/en/alma-a-kinetic-opera-2
TRAILER:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59-LrT_Y5qk

9th January 2021
Kaarne 7 pm live stream concert
Ostro-Bothnian Chamber Orchestra cond. Aliisa Barriére
https://kamariorkesteri.fi/jousimusiikin-toivekonsertti/

6th December 2020
Kha CANCELLED
Tampere Filharmonia cond. Jan Söderblom
Independence Day Concert
Tampere Hall
https://www.tamperefilharmonia.fi/en/konsertit/independence-day-concert-2/

14th November 2020
Meeting Points (F.P.) CANCELLED
PiPu cond. Tanja Karjalainen
50th anniversary of Pirkanmaa Music Institute
Tampere Hall
https://pmo.fi/konsertit/tapahtumakalenteri

1st November 2020
Wish
Eeva Rysä, cello
Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki

27th October 2020
Wish (F.P.)
Eeva Rysä, cello
WAM, Turku
https://www.wam.fi/en/event/tue-10202020-1900-inspiring-concerts-autumn-2020

11th October 2020
Intre
Norrbotten NEO
Studio Acusticum Piteå
https://norrbottensmusiken.se/ensembler/norrbotten-neo/produktioner/2020/sincerity/

9th October 2020
Intre
Norrbotten NEO
Kulturens Hus Luleå
https://norrbottensmusiken.se/ensembler/norrbotten-neo/produktioner/2020/sincerity/

7th October 2020
Intre
Norrbotten NEO
Kungliga Musikhögskolan Stockholm
https://norrbottensmusiken.se/ensembler/norrbotten-neo/produktioner/2020/sincerity/












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