Lotta Wennäkoski premieres

Lotta Wennäkoski is one of the four composers in a commissioning project initiated by the Danish String Quartet pairing new works with Schubert’s chamber music. Wennäkoski’s quartet Pige was premiered on 21 April at Carnegie Hall, and after that there will be performances at several venues (Cal Performances, Vancouver Recital Society, UC Santa Barbara Arts & Lectures, Flagey & Muziekgebouw). Wennäkoski has also been the Finnish RSO’s spotlight composer for this season. Her Harp Concerto "Sigla" was be premiered on 18 May with Sivan Magen as the soloist.