Commissions and premieres

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.
The Finnish RSO and Dalia Stasevska will premiere Antti Auvinen’s Guitar Concerto Andalusian Panzerwagen Jazz on 28. April. The soloist is Petri Kumela.