Lotta Wennäkoski is the focus composer at this year’s Korsholm Music Festival, 25 July–5 August. At the opening concert, the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra will perform her Zeng for string orchestra, percussion and recorder. There will also be several chamber works by her on the programme, e.g. the world premiere of Tocca for harp and violin.
The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra celebrated a century of Finnish independence in 2017 by launching a commissioning project under the title of Helsinki Variations. Works by six composers will receive an orchestral performance in 2019–2022. The first, on 11 September, will be Lotta Wennäkoski with Om fotspår och ljus (Of Footprints and Light).