The Finnish RSO and Dalia Stasevska premiered Antti Auvinen’s Guitar Concerto Andalusian Panzerwagen Jazz on 28. April. The soloist was s Petri Kumela. This was a RSO commission.
The Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra has commissioned a work from Veli-Matti Puumala for 2022. Puumala has yet another forthcoming premiere: his Violin Concerto, a Finnish RSO commission which due to Covid-19 has been postponed.
Mikko Heiniö has been asked to write a Concerto for Kantele, Violin and String Orchestra for Eija Kankaanranta and Antti Tikkanen planned for a performance in 2022 at the Katedraali soi Festival in Turku.
Olli Kortekangas has received a commission from the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra for a piece for soprano and orchestra. Tuuli Takala will be the soloist in the world premiere scheduled for 2022.