Stoori was composed for the Pirkanmaa music institute´s anniversary and was composed with the help of National Board of Education Finland. Stoori was first perfomed in piano competition by talented student Sauli Aaltonen from Pirkanmaa music institute.
Works in chronological order
Solo work is dedicated to Joonatan Rautiola 2018.
Kristina Kuusisto, bandoneon and me in the first performance in Tampere Biennale 2018. Photo: Maarit Kytöharju
Strings 5/5/4/3/2. Commissioned by Ostrobothnian Chamber orchestra and Kaustinen Chamber Music Week 2018
Laiva on lastattu is an exciting collection of Finnish traditional games connected to music. The movements can be performed separately and the ensemble may vary from 5-7 players to 100 players. I wanted to encourage kantele players to get to know wonderful contemporary techniques for kantele, which are rich in color and expression.
Flute and string orchestra (4/4/3/2/1)
Kahdessa maailmassa eläjät/Living in two worlds (2017) for clarinet, saxophone, violin and piano. Multiartistic work with contortionist (F.p. Methinee Wongtrakoon)
Sunken won the 1st prize in Tampere Piano Composition Competition.
Du vet inget om mina krig, jag kämpar för mitt liv, för rätten att synas, för rätten att bli, en kvinna som kan leva fri.
Varatkaa aikaa riisuutumiselle ('Reserve some time for undressing', 2016) is set to aphorisms by Finnish poet Mirkka Rekola. I chose texts with strong emotional charge and immediate feeling of 'presence' - ambiguous yet direct without mince words or elaborations. In these aphorisms, it's like one arrives into a space where everything...
A ghost tram drove in Tampere Keskustori when the idea of building a rail was a hot potato in Tampere. Cityinstallation was executed with Jussi Suonikko and was performed in Tampere Biennale 2016. It was also a part of Tampere 240 - art happening in 27.9.–6.10.2019.
Dedicated to Petri Kumela and small creatures
Miniature melodrama for reciter and piano based on Juhani Aho´s Yksin novel. Text arranged by Suvi Nuotio.
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