Composers

Click here for sound samples and information about selected composers whose works we represent. Our catalogues cover a broad spectrum of contemporary and classical music from Finland and Estonia. We also represent works by Shostakovich, Prokofieff and Khachaturian in Finland.
Please note that the list is not comprehensive and it is based on composers listed in our hire catalogue. If you do not find the composer or the publication you are looking for, please contact us for further information. Archive copies are available e.g. from ostinato(at)ostinato.fi.

 

Anniversary list

2022
Jennah Vainio: 50 on 27. January
Yrjö Kilpinen: 130th anniversary of birth on 4 February
Matti Rautio: centenary of birth on 22 February

Jyrki Linjama: 60 on 23. April

Alex Freeman: 50 on 28. April
Fridrich Bruck: 85 on 18 September
Ilmari Hannikainen: 130th anniversary of birth on 19 October
Juha T. Koskinen: 50 on 26 October

2023

Lars Karlsson: 70 on 24. January
Kai Nieminen: 70 on 17. March
Ilkka Kuusisto: 90 on 26. April
Žibuoklė Martinaitytė: 50 on 4 May
Mikko Heiniö: 75 on 18. May
Hannu Pohjannoro: 60 on 4 July
Aarre Merikanto: 130th anniversary of birth on 29. June

2024
Pehr Henrik Nordgren: 80th anniversary of birth on 19 January
Kalevi Aho: 75 on 9. 
March
Pekka Kostiainen: 80 on 16 March
Harri Wessman: 75 on 29 March
Antti Auvinen: 50 on 3 May
Harri Viitanen: 70 on 27 December
Esa Pietilä: 60 on 9 December

2025
Matthew Whittall: 50 on 21 January
Erkki Melartin: 150th anniversary of birth on 7.
February
Aulis Sallinen: 90 on 9 April
Seppo Pohjola: 60 on 4 May
Veli-Matti Puumala. 60 on 18 July