Lotta Wennäkoski turned 50 on 8 February 2020. Music by Wennäkoski, e.g. her delightful Jong for juggler and orchestra, was performed during spring and there was a birthday concert by the Avanti! chamber orchestra. Wennäkoski is at present composing an opera, Regine, for the Savonlinna Opera Festival. Read more about Lotta on our composer page.