Perttu Haapanen: Lost Boys

Perttu Haapanen (Photo by Martti Jämsä)

Perttu Haapanen (b. 1972) is a freelance composer who is especially interested in voice and languages and their relation to music. He likes abandoned office environments and has been fascinated many years by the doll universes of Annette Messager and Hans Bellmer. Haapanen also works as artistic director of Uusinta Ensemble. His music has been…

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Walter Sallinen: Angelus Novus

Walter Sallinen

(Submitted by ISCM – FINNISH SECTION) Walter Sallinen (b. 1991) is a Helsinki-based composer and sound artist. Sallinen’s artistic practice explores the potential of interdisciplinarity both as a compositional tool and as a key for unforeseen collaborative concepts. Angelus Novus is the last part from Sallinen’s sound ritual UXO (2019), an electroacoustic piece for 4…

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Tytti Arola: Touko

Tytti Arola

(Submitted by ISCM – FINNISH SECTION) Tytti Arola (b. 1990) is a composer and sound artist who is interested in bringing daily life to concert venues, doing multisensorial compositions and exploring spatial sound. Arola’s artworks often include electronics and lately she has been drawn towards performance art and instrument building. Her oeuvre has been presented…

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Tiina Myllärinen: Kaikki kuuluu Värinä

Tiina Myllärinen

(Submitted by ISCM – FINNISH SECTION) Tiina Myllärinen (b. 1979) writes music that has been described as cheerfully inquisitive, vigorous, and original. She has composed orchestral, choral, chamber, and solo works and has also experimented with electroacoustic music and video. Outside Finland works by her have been performed in the United States, Italy, England, Austria,…

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Maija Hynninen: in the universe everyth ng is a circle

Maija Hynninen

(Submitted by ISCM – FINNISH SECTION) Maija Hynninen (b. 1977) – composer and sound artist – is working in the areas of concert music, electronic instrument design and multidisciplinary performances. The essence of her music builds on the unique moments where the parameters of this world are slightly altered to allow a glimpse of another…

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Tomi Räisänen: L’homme armé

Tomi Räisänen

Finnish composer Tomi Räisänen (b. 1976) studied composition at the Sibelius Academy. Before entering the Academy he read music at the University of Helsinki studying musicology and composition. Räisänen completed his studies by participating in several international composition masterclasses. Räisänen’s list of works contains compositions from large scale orchestral works and concertos to ensemble and chamber music. Besides writing for standard classical music…

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