Tulkinnanvaraista instantly proved to be essential.
— Jukka Isopuro, Helsingin Sanomat
 

Concerts, workshops, lectures and related events at tulkinnanvaraista:

(so far in Amsterdam, Berlin, Brno, Budapest, Cork, Dresden, Espoo, Helsinki, Huddersfield, Hämeenlinna, Jyväskylä,
Järvenpää, Kemijärvi, Kemiö, Kerava, Korppoo, Kuopio, New York, Moscow, Nitra, Oslo, Ostrava, Oulu, Pardubice,
Pori, Porvoo, Prague, St Petersburg, Tallinn, Tampere, Tehran, Turku, Törmälä, Vaasa, Viitasaari and Vilnius)

 

15 JUNE 2019
Kiilan äänipäivät, Kemiönsaari

John Cage: Song Books
Luce Fierens: Postfluxgame
Peter Frank: Thank You Piece
Philip Glass: Two Pages


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30 MAY 2019
Chez Elisabeth, Amsterdam

with Chris Rainier and Elisabeth Smalt

George Brecht: Drip Music
John Cage: Song Books // Winter Music // Solo for conductor
Luce Fierens: Postfluxgame
Peter Frank: Thank You Piece
Alvin Lucier: Music for baritone and slow sweep

15–16 MAY 2019 
KM-28, Berlin

with Plainsound Orchestra

Émilie Girard-Charest: S'offrir 
Marcus Pal: Phenomenal Harmonicity
Marc Sabat: Claudius Ptolemy; Seeds of skies

 

5 MAY 2019
Kannelmäki Church

John Cage: Ryoanji    

 
Photo by Jorma Airola

Photo by Jorma Airola

 

3 MAY 2019
Sibelius Academy

Music education and careers:
a panel discussion with Guadalupe López-Íñiguez

21 APRIL 2019
Midori Gallery

Giacinto Scelsi:
Dithome
Suite 8 “Bot-Ba”
Suite 9 “Ttai”
Tre studi per clarinetto piccolo


21 MARCH 2019  
Myymälä2 Gallery

with Marco Fusi (Italy)

Pierluigi Billone: Equilibrio.Cerchio
Michael Pisaro: Four Stones
Giacinto Scelsi: L'Ame ailée // L'Ame ouverte; Manto
Salvatore Sciarrino: Fra sé

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8 MARCH 2019    
Academy Gallery, Vilnius

with students of Vilnius Art Academy

Hugo Ball: Karawane
Alvin Lucier: Opera with objects
Pauline Oliveros: Tuning meditation
John White: Drinking and Hooting Machine



4–8 MARCH 2019        
Vilnius Art Academy

Experimental music workshop led by Juho Laitinen

18–20 JAN 2019    
Kallio X New Music Days

John Luther Adams: Ilimaq  
John Cage: Cheap Imitation
Tim Parkinson: Time with people 
Frederic Rzewski: Les moutons de Panurge
Phill Niblock: Music and Film
Erik Satie: Socrate

 

17 JANUARY 2019  
Music of Our Time, Sibelius Academy

A talk by composer Tim Parkinson

 

15 JANUARY 2019
Kindergarten Viidakkorumpu

An experimental music workshop for children by Juho Laitinen and Ellen Rantama

7 DECEMBER 2018  
Helsinki Music Centre

with students of Sibelius Academy

Peter Ablinger: Kleine Trommel und UKW-Rauschen
Luigi Nono: Risonanze erranti
Michael Pisaro: Ricefall

26 NOVEMBER 2018
Forum Box Gallery

Peter Ablinger: Weiss/weisslich 4
Vinko Globokar: Monolith
Alvin Lucier: Heavier than air; In memoriam Jon Higgins
Erkki Salmenhaara: Woodwind Quintet
Salvatore Sciarrino: Muro d'orizzonte
Karlheinz Stockhausen: Adieu


18 NOVEMBER 2018
Träskända Manor, Espoo

John Cage: Song Books
Luce Fierens: Possible Flux Perfomance
Peter Frank: Thank You Piece
Juho Laitinen: Symphony No.1
Alvin Lucier: Music for baritone and slow sweep
Emmett Williams: Emotional Duet

 

12 NOVEMBER 2018
Sibelius Academy

A lecture on enthropy and noise by Juho Laitinen

7 NOVEMBER 2018  
Sibelius Museum, Turku

Peter Ablinger: Instrumente und Rauschen
John Cage: Song Books / WBAI /
Solos for instruments

Ken Friedman: Homage to Christo
Vinko Globokar: Monolith
Yoko Ono: Sky Piece for J.C.
Salvatore Sciarrino: Let me die before I wake

Photo: Carly Markkanen

Photo: Carly Markkanen

 
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4–6 NOVEMBER 2018      
Gaida Festival, Vilnius

with Klaipeda Chamber Orchestra

Phill Niblock:
Feedcorn Ear#
9.7 

6 NOVEMBER 2018
Vilnius Art Academy

A lecture on enthropy and noise by Juho Laitinen

28 OCTOBER 2018
Sibelius Academy

A workshop by Vincent Royer on Horatiu Radulescu’s string playing techniques

27 OCTOBER 2018
Balder Hall

with Vincent Royer (Belgium) // Kari Peitsamo

Kari Peitsamo: Songs
Michael Pisaro: Six Stones
Horatiu Radulescu: Das Andere; Lux animae; Intimate rituals

17 OCTOBER 2018
Microfest Helsinki

Marc Sabat: Les Duresses    

  

17 OCTOBER 2018
Sibelius Academy

A workshop on tuning just intonation intervals on the cello by Juho Laitinen.

 

13 OCTOBER 2018
Gallery 3h+k, Pori

John Cage: Ryoanji
Alvin Lucier: Music for baritone and slow sweep
Jukka Tiensuu: Cadenza
Iannis Xenakis: Keren

5 OCTOBER 2018
Myymälä2 Gallery

Improvised vocal music by Tom Buckner, Sanni Orasmaa, Outi Pulkkinen and Juha Valkeapää.

4 OCTOBER 2018  
Music of our time, Sibelius Academy

A talk by Thomas Buckner: "My circle of friends in electronic music"

 

19 SEPTEMBER 2018  
Taidekoti Kirpilä

John Cage: Song Books / Winter Music
Terry Riley: Dorian Reeds
Christian Wolff: For 1, 2 or 3 people


15 SEPTEMBER 2018  
Rajatila Gallery, Tampere

with students of Tampere University

John Cage: Speech 1955
Christian Wolff: For 1, 2 or 3 people

15 SEPTEMBER 2018
Tampere University

A workshop on John Cage’s Speech 1955

 

Photo by Sofia Smeds

Photo by Sofia Smeds

 
Photo by Hidepark

Photo by Hidepark

12 JULY 2018  
Hidepark, Nitra

Hugo Ball: Karawane
John Cage: Solo for violoncello / Song Books
Jed Distler: Opus One
a dream chant
Juho Laitinen: edge force music
Yoko Ono: Sky Piece to Jesus Christ
Marc Sabat: Intonation after Morton Feldman
Mieko Shiomi: Fluxversion 1

 
Photo by Rolf Gustavson

Photo by Rolf Gustavson

18 MAY 2018  
Helsinki Music Centre

Iannis Xenakis:
Mikka
Morsima–Amorsima
Pour Maurice
Roscobeck
Six chansons
Xas 

29 APRIL 2018  
Tallinn Kunsthalle

Hugo Ball: Karawane
John Cage: Song Books
Juho Laitinen: Reflection Piece; a song of being there; Zen for Bow 
La Monte Young: Composition 1960 #6

 

22 APRIL 2018
Viikki Church

with Puneh Zarei (Iran)

Ali Balighi: Walking in the darkness
Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms #1 and #12
Christian Wolff: For 1, 2 or 3 people

21 APRIL 2018  
Myymälä2 Gallery

with Puneh Zarei & Friends

an evening of traditional Persian music and poetry

 

20 APRIL 2018  
Sibelius Academy

A demonstration of the santur by Puneh Zarei

  

10 APRIL 2018
Hietsu is happening

John Cage: Speech 1955      

 

19 MARCH 2018
Sibelius Academy

A presentation on John Cage’s works for the flute by Katrin Zenz.

7–14 MARCH 2018      
Midori Gallery, Helsinki
Rajatila Gallery, Tampere
Titanik Gallery, Turku

Wolfgang Rihm: Musik für drei Streicher


19 FEBRUARY 2018
Sibelius Academy

A screening of Zahra Partovi’s film Softly – A GIANT STEP, on Morton Feldman.

 
Photo by Laura Penttinen

Photo by Laura Penttinen

19–21 JANUARY 2018
Kallio IX New Music Days

Peter Ablinger: Letter from Schoenberg
Eric Andersen: Opus 9 & 15
Louis Andriessen: Workers’ Union
Robert Ashley: The Wolfman
Hugo Ball: Karawane
HIldegard von Bingen: O splendidissima gemma
Gavin Bryars: 1, 2, 1-2-3-4
Laurence Crane: Jacques Derrida goes to a nightclub
Jed  Curtis: Opus 1
Morton Feldman: Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country
Lejaren Hiller: Prologue and Epilogue to Strophe III from Computer Cantata
Olli Koskelin: exalté
Erkki Kurenniemi: Virsi
Juho Laitinen: Zen for Bow
Klaus Lang: Der Herr der Insel
Magnus Lindberg: Tre stycken
Olivier Messiaen: Mode de valeurs et d’intensités
Luigi Nono: La fabbrica illuminata
Yoko Ono: Sky Piece to J.C.
Nicolo Paganini: Caprice No.14
Nam June Paik: One for violin solo
Horatiu Radulescu: Immersed in the wonder
Marc Sabat: Intonation after Morton Feldman 2
Erkki Salmenhaara: Concerto per due violini
Galina Ustvolskaja: Piano sonata No.6
John White: Drinking and Hooting Machine
Christian Wolff: For Piano 1

15 DECEMBER 2017
Helsinki Music Centre

with students of Sibelius Academy

Christian Wolff: Microexercises

26 NOVEMBER 2017
Viikki Church

broadcast on YLE Radio 1

Mauricio Kagel: Sextet
Alvin Lucier: Group Tapper
Erkki Salmenhaara: Elegy II
James Saunders: assigned #5
Giacinto Scelsi: Natura renovatur
Martin Smolka: Squeaking wings


15–16 NOVEMBER 2017  
Sibelius Museum, Turku
Pitskun kulttuurikirkko, Helsinki

Morton Feldman: Trio

 

2 NOVEMBER 2017
Interpretations, New York

Juho Laitinen:
Openings
RhythmiCone Jam
a song of being there
Study in multiphonics
Zen for Bow

 

21 OCTOBER 2017
Sound Plasma Berlin

with Ensemble for New Music Tallinn

Arash Yazdani: Of that which is
William Dougherty: air and wood
Horatiu Radulescu: Sensual Sky


20 OCTOBER 2017
Sound Plasma Berlin

with Ensemble for New Music Tallinn

Asia Ahmetjanova: LOVE & ERORs
Dror Feiler: Lament
Liisa Hirsch: Four Glides
Klaus Lang: Kivi
Horatiu Radulescu: Immersed in the wonder

19 OCTOBER 2017
Sound Plasma Berlin       

Juho Laitinen: Music with parentheses & Sillalla; a song of being there
Alvin Lucier: Tapper
Giacinto Scelsi: Maknongan
Wolfgang von Schweinitz: Plainsound-Litany
 

Photo by Rolf Gustavson

Photo by Rolf Gustavson

15 OCTOBER 2017
Four pop-up concerts in Helsinki

Karlheinz Stockhausen: Zeitmaße

8 OCTOBER 2017
Sibelius Academy

An open rehearsal on Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Zeitmaße

  

6 OCTOBER 2017
Sound Plasma Tallinn

with Ensemble for New Music Tallinn

William Dougherty: air and wood
Dror Feiler: Lament
Liisa Hirsch: Four Glides
Klaus Lang: Kivi
Horatiu Radulescu: Immersed in the wonder

2 OCTOBER 2017
Wegelius Hall, Sibelius Academy

Molot Ensemble (Russia) 

Michael Gordon: ac/dc
Mehdi Hosseini: Sârukhâni II
Alexander Khubejev: Prism of dualism
Stanislav Makovsky: Duo
Alexander Radvilovich: Pierrot dreams
Yaroslav Sudzilovsky: Menuet & Czardas

27–29 AUGUST 2017
Ostrava New Music Days

Kimmo Hakola: Capriole
Phill Niblock: #9.7

  

21 MAY 2017
Helsinki Music Centre

with musicians of the FRSO

Jukka Tiensuu:
Aspro  
Tanzikone

  

28 APRIL 2017
University of Tehran

A lecture on Finnish contemporary music by Juho Laitinen

  

25–26 APRIL 2017
Tehran Contemporary Music Festival

a dream chant
Juho Laitinen: Music with parentheses; a song of being there; Study in multiphonics; Wulfie
Alvin Lucier: Tapper
Phill Niblock: Disseminate  
Iraj Sahbai: Le chant persan 
Giacinto Scelsi: Maknongan

Photo by Jorma Airola

Photo by Jorma Airola

20–23 APRIL 2017    
Sibelius Academy

A Dream Chanting workshop led by Charlie Morrow

10 APRIL 2017
Forum Box Gallery

Helmut Lachenmann: Salut für Caudwell; Toccatina
Juho Laitinen: Music with parentheses; a song of being there
Alvin Lucier: Group Tapper; Love Song; Music on a long thin wire
Christian Wolff: Duo for violins

 

8 APRIL 2017    
Titanik Gallery, Turku

Helmut Lachenmann: Salut für Caudwell
Juho Laitinen: Sillalla; a song of being there
Alvin Lucier: Tapper
Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Tempus loquendi

6 APRIL 2017
Sibelius Academy

A presentation of Helmut Lachenmann’s Salut für Caudwell by Otto Tolonen      

 

14 MARCH 2017
Porvoo Cathedral

with Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

Jukka Tiensuu: Tarinaoopperabaletti

5 & 12 MARCH 2017   
MIDORI GALLERY

Morton Feldman: Trio

 

20–22 JANUARY 2017
Kallio VIII New Music Days

Luciano Berio: Sequenza VII
Gavin Bryars: Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet
Vinko Globokar: Dialog über Wasser
Mauricio Kagel: Con voce
Chris Newman: New Songs for Social Conscience
Einojuhani Rautavaara: Oboe Quartet
Steve Reich: Pendulum Music
Terry Riley: String Trio
Erik Satie: Sonneries de la Rose+Croix
Igor Stravinski: Pour Paolo Picasso
Jörg Widmann: Fantasie
Iannis Xenakis: Keren
Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Tempus loquendi
John Zorn: Cobra 

Photo: Jorma Airola

Photo: Jorma Airola

 

13 DECEMBER 2016
Pitskun kulttuurikirkko

broadcast on YLE Radio 1

Earle Brown: Centering
Elliott Carter: Figments 3 & 6
Alvin Lucier: Fideliotrio
Salvatore Sciarrino: Introduzione all’oscuro
Iannis Xenakis: Morsima–Amorsima

Photo: Jorma Airola

Photo: Jorma Airola

7 NOVEMBER 2016
Sibelius Academy

A presentation of Dream Chanting by Charlie Morrow

Photo: Jorma Airola

Photo: Jorma Airola

 

6 NOVEMBER 2016
Kulttuuritehdas Korjaamo

Nico Couck (Belgium) // George Cremaschi (Czech Republic) // Juho Laitinen //
Charlie Morrow (USA) // Marianne Schuppe (Switzerland)

Trevor Bača: Spiel der Dornen
Oscar Bianchi: ballerina
George Cremaschi: Bonneville
Morton Feldman: Three Voices
Juho Laitinen: Moment musical 3; Wulfie
Charlie Morrow: Bell Bell Horn Horn
Tristan Perich: Formation
Dan Tramte: degradative interference

2 NOVEMBER 2016  
Teatteri Kallio

Juho Laitinen: a song of being there
Tristan Perich: Formation
Wolfgang von Schweinitz: Plainsound-Litany

 

29 OCTOBER 2016
Space for Free Arts

with Jane Rigler (USA) // Thomas Buckner (USA)

Karen Power: Quack, moo, sigh
Jane Rigler: Clearly; HUM~; Mukta; Red

29 OCTOBER 2016
Sibelius Academy

A workshop on Deep Listening by Jane Rigler

25 OCTOBER 2016
Dom kultury, Moscow

Improvised music by Alexei Borisov, Thomas Buckner and Juho Laitinen

  

18 OCTOBER 2016
HELSINKI MUSIC CENTRE

with Paola Livorsi, Marek Pluciennik and Roberto Pugliese

Paola Livorsi: Imaginary Spaces

 

25 SEPTEMBER 2016
Pitskun kulttuurikirkko

Christian Wolff: Microexercises

 
Photo by Timo Pyhälä

Photo by Timo Pyhälä

 

9 MAY 2016    
G18

with Antez (France) // Maria Puusaari

Antez: Continuum
Perttu Haapanen: Lost Boys
Alexander Khubeev: The Whisper of Phoenix
Hikari Kiyama: Deathmetal Rock with Headbang
Jagoda Szmytka: Körperwelten

 
Photo by Heikki Tuuli

Photo by Heikki Tuuli

18 APRIL 2016
Rock Church, Helsinki

with Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

Jukka Tiensuu: Tarinaoopperabaletti


11 APRIL 2016
G18

with Daan Vandewalle (Belgium)

John Cage: Solos for violoncello
Juho Laitinen: Trio in multiphonics
Frederic Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated
Wolfgang von Schweinitz: Plainsound-Litany

 

30 MARCH 2016
Sibelius Museum, Turku

Juho Laitinen:
Ballad
Laulu
Openings
RhythmiCone Jam
Study in multiphonics

 

19 MARCH 2016
Jyväskylän Kangas

Juho Laitinen: Zen for Bow
Giacinto Scelsi: Maknongan
Wolfgang von Schweinitz: Plainsound-Litany
Tristan Perich: Formation

12 MARCH 2016
Paavali Church

with Jan Lehtola

Morton Feldman: Principal Sound
György Ligeti: Volumina
James Tenney: Glissade

15 FEBRUARY 2016  
G18

with Elisa Järvi

Luciano Berio: Sequenza XIVb
Henry Cowell: Aeolian Harp; Amiable conversation; The Banshee; Caoine; Exultation; The Fairy Answer; The Fairy Bells; Fleeting; The Reel; Rhythmicana III; Toccatina; The Tides of Manaunaun; Two-Part Invention in Three Parts
Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms #9
Vinko Globokar: Voix instrumentalisée
James Tenney: Having never written a note for percussion

 

8 FEBRUARY 2016
Sibelius Academy

A presentation of Tristan Perich’s Formation by Juho Laitinen  

 

4–7 FEBRUARY 2016
Space for Free Arts
Validi karkia, Pori

Tom Johnson: Tilework
Juho Laitinen: Zen for Bow
Tim Parkinson: untitled
Tristan Perich: Formation

 

15–17 JANUARY 2016
Kallio VII New Music Days

Julian Anderson: Ring Dance
Georges Aperghis: Etude d’harmoniques
Luciano Berio: Sequenza XIVb
Laurence Crane: Riis
Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms No.9
Vinko Globokar: Voix instrumentalisée
Mirjami Heikkinen, Juho Laitinen & Mia Simanainen: Improvised poetry and music
Tom Johnson: Rational melodies
Bruno Mantovani: Bug
Tristan Perich: Formations
Steve Reich: Four Organs
Terry Riley: G Song
James Tenney:
Having never written a note for percussion
Iannis Xenakis: Ikhoor

 
 
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12 DECEMBER 2015
BALDER HALL

broadcast by YLE Radio 1

Frederic Rzewski: Coming together
James Saunders: assigned #9
Giacinto Scelsi: Kya
Matthew Welch: A Drone Symphony
Christian Wolff: 37 Haiku

22 NOVEMBER 2015
VIIKKI CHURCH

Giacinto Scelsi: Trilogia, i tre stadi dell'uomo

18 OCTOBER 2015
VIIKKI CHURCH

with Ernst Reijseger (Netherlands) // Hanna Kinnunen

Ian Clarke: Great Train Race
Ivan Fedele: Donax
Toshio Hosokawa: Atem-Lied
Dmitri Kourliandski: FL [falsa lectio] #2
Ernst Reijseger: Compositions and improvisations
Giacinto Scelsi: Pwyll

 

1 OCTOBER 2015
Sibelius Academy

A workshop on Rational Melodies with and by Tom Johnson

 

27 SEPTEMBER 2015
Ultrasound, Budapest

Phill Niblock: Summing 2

Photo by Heikki Tuuli

Photo by Heikki Tuuli

19 SEPTEMBER 2015
Kulttuuritehdas Korjaamo, Helsinki

Phill Niblock:
A Y U
Baobab
Disseminate
Harm
A Third Trombone
SLS
Two Lips

alongside screening of Movement Of People Working

 

17 SEPTEMBER 2015
Music of Our Time, Sibelius Academy

A lecture by Phill Niblock


15 SEPTEMBER 2015
Pori Art Museum

Phill Niblock:
A Y U
Hurdy Hurry
Summing II

14 SEPTEMBER 2015
Sibelius Academy

A workshop on Phill Niblock’s music

 

24–29 AUGUST 2015
Ostrava New Music Days

Juho Laitinen: Study in multiphonics
Kaija Saariaho: Petals  

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14 AUGUST 2015
Flow Festival, Helsinki

Juho Laitinen:
more or less predictable waveforms
Openings
RhythmiCone Jam
Sillalla
Study in multiphonics
Wulfie

17 MAY 2015
Space for Free Arts

Improvised music with students of Sibelius Academy

 

8 MAY 2015
Korjaamo Cultural Factory

La Monte Young: Composition 1960 #7

 

6 MAY 2015
Helsinki Music Centre

Giacinto Scelsi: Trilogia, i tre stadi dell'uomo

 

19 APRIL 2015
Viikki Church

with The International Nothing (Germany) // Kallio Slaaki

Kai Fagaschinski & Michael Thieke:
Empty Your Pockets; Beat 'Em All; Deepwater Horizon; Lebensverlängernde Maßnahmen; Pop Music;
Lost and Found and Lost Again; Dichtung und Wahrheit
Mika Kallio: Polymania

 

15 MARCH 2015  
Viikki Church

Luigi Nono: Fragmente–Stille, an Diotima   

 

23–25 JANUARY 2015
Kallio VI New Music Days

Luciano Berio: Sequenza III
Harrison Birtwistle: Niedecker Songs
Mikko Innanen, Mika Kallio & Juho Laitinen: Improvised music
Helmut Lachenmann: Toccatina
Juho Laitinen: edge force music; Laulu
Bun-Ching Lam: Last love song
Keeril Makan: Zones d’accord
Larry Polansky: Four Bass Studies (what to do when the night comes)
Kurt Schwitters: Ursonate
James Tenney: Glissade

 

15 NOVEMBER 2014       
Turku Art Chapel
Juho Laitinen: Sillalla
Giacinto Scelsi: Maknongan; Triphon

13 NOVEMBER 2014       
Gez-21, St Petersburg

Juho Laitinen: Sillalla
Giacinto Scelsi: Maknongan; Triphon

 

Photo by Jorma Airola

Photo by Jorma Airola

 4 DECEMBER 2014
Helsinki Music Centre

with students of Sibelius Academy

Terry Riley: In C

 

4 DECEMBER 2014
Helsinki Music Centre

Introductory talk to Terry Riley’s In C by Juho Laitinen and Juhani Nuorvala

10 NOVEMBER 2014
Sibelius Academy

A workshop on Alvin Lucier’s Bass drums and pure waves

 

4 NOVEMBER 2014  
Janacek Academy, Brno              

Juho Laitinen: more or less predictable waveforms; Karhun valitus; Openings; Study in multiphonics; Three naïve pieces
Demetrio Stratos: Cryptomelodia infantile
James Tenney: Cellogram
Christian Wolff: Edges

 

4 NOVEMBER 2014           
Janacek Academy, Brno  

A talk by Juho Laitinen about recent compositions in Martin Smolka’s composition class

 

19 OCTOBER 2014
G18

AMIGOSKI // Outi Pulkkinen // Anna Petrini (Sweden) // John Eckhardt (Germany) // Paavali Jumppanen

AMIGOSKI: Instant composition #227
Oscar Bianchi: Crepuscolo
Malin Bång: Split Rudder
John Eckhardt: Canopy; Ferns; Soil; Infrastellar subflora
Dai Fujikura: Perla
Perttu Haapanen: Mi noche triste revisited
Juho Laitinen: Sillalla
Outi Pulkkinen: Improvisation
Fausto Romitelli: Seascape
Karlheinz Stockhausen: Klavierstück X

 

18 OCTOBER 2014
Sibelius Academy

A presentation of the contrabass recorder by Anna Petrini

 

17 SEPTEMBER 2014
Ultima Festival, Oslo

Maija Hynninen: Borrowed Tunes 1

15 AUGUST 2014
Maununneva forest

with Erkki Soininen

An installation by Juho Laitinen based on texts by Gertrude Stein

 

12 MAY 2014
Wegelius Hall, Sibelius Academy

improvisation with students of Sibelius Academy

 

5 MAY 2014    
YLE Radio 1 studio recording

Juho Laitinen: Sillalla 

 

23–25 APRIL 2014
Dum Kultury, Ostrava
Divadlo17, Pardubice
Skolska28, Prague

Juho Laitinen: more or less predictable waveforms; Song for G; Study in multiphonics; Zen for Bow
Alvin Lucier: I am sitting in a room; Music on a long thing wire
Phill Niblock: Feedcorn Ear; Harm; Poure

20 APRIL 2014  
Törmälä Centre

Luigi Dallapiccola: Ciaccona, Intermezzo ed Adagio
Pekka Jalkanen: Glubnyi
Juho Laitinen: Karhun valitus; Openings; Study in multiphonics; Zen for Bow
Iannis Xenakis: Kottos

15 APRIL 2014
Helsinki Music Centre

with Angel Molinos

Kimmo Hakola: Capriole     

 

30 MARCH 2014  
Microfest Helsinki

Ben Johnston: Ponder nothing
Juhani Nuorvala: 101 säveltä
Larry Polansky: Four Bass Studies (what to do when the night comes)
Ezra Sims: AEDM in memoriam
James Tenney: Cellogram
Jukka Tiensuu: Bleu-El

30 MARCH 2014
Microfest Helsinki

An introduction to just intonation by Juho Laitinen and Juhani Nuorvala.

11 FEBRUARY 2014
Sibelius Academy

A workshop by Samuel Stoll on extended techniques for the French horn.

 

10 FEBRUARY 2014
G18 

with Samuel Stoll (Switzerland)

Valentino Bucchi: Ison
Stephen Crowe: Tenvelopes
Ray Evanoff: Negotiating the absolute location of buoyancy
Juliana Hodkinson: ALL MY FRIENDS ARE REALLY SUPERHEROES
Heinz Holliger: Trema
Juho Laitinen: Laulu; Sillalla
Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf: Kurtag-Canturs IV
Michel Roth: Töne oder Tiere
Benedikt Schiefer: Signal

8 FEBRUARY 2014
Chez Marianne, Helsinki

Alvin Lucier: I am sitting in a room

23 JANUARY 2014
Music of our time, Sibelius Academy

A talk by Juho Laitinen on his compositions

24–26 JANUARY 2014
Kallio V New Music Days

Kyle Gann: Fugitive Objects
Maija Hynninen: Borrowed Tunes 1
Kari Ikonen, Juho Laitinen & Alexei Pliousnine: Improvised music
Helmut Lachenmann: Toccatina
Alvin Lucier: I am sitting in a room; In memoriam Jon Higgins; Music on a long thin wire; Silver Streetcar
Pauline Oliveros: Tuning Meditation
Larry Polansky: Four Bass Studies (what to do when the night comes)
Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint
Roger Smalley: Echo II
Mikko Hassinen & Juho Laitinen: Kumu
Timo Tuhkanen: Jack The Phantom

11 DECEMBER 2013
Suistoklubi, Hämeenlinna

Alvin Lucier: I am sitting in a room
Alvin Lucier: Music on a long thing wire
Phill Niblock: Harm

10 DECEMBER 2013
Sibelius Academy

A workshop with Lucio Capece on preparations of a bass clarinet.

  

9 DECEMBER 2013  
G18 

with Lucio Capece (Argentina)

Lucio Capece: Zero Plus Zero
Improvised music by Kimmo Hakola, Eija Kankaanranta and Juhani Nuorvala
Juhani Nuorvala: Blackbird; Concertino; Die Häßliche; Pianotarha; Snapshots

7–9 DECEMBER 2013
Gez-21, St Petersburg
Dom kultury, Moscow

Improvised music by Alexei Borisov, Thomas Buckner, Juho Laitinen and Alexei Pliousnine.

 

1 DECEMBER 2013
Sowieso, Berlin

Improvised music by Thomas Buckner, Robin Hayward, Juho Laitinen and Christopher Williams.

27–28 NOVEMBER 2013
Finnish Institute, Berlin
Blaue Fabrik, Dresden

Maija Hynninen: Borrowed Tunes 1: Dead man theme
Pekka Jalkanen: Glubnyi
Juho Laitinen: Karhun valitus; More or less predictable waveforms; Openings; Study in multiphonics; Zen for bow
Max Savikangas: Kaliki
Tapio Tuomela: Pendulum

Photo: Maarit Kytöharju

Photo: Maarit Kytöharju

12 OCTOBER – 23 NOVEMBER 2013      
Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa
Kuopio Cathedral
Viikki Church
Pori Art Museum

Alvin Lucier: I am sitting in a room; Music on a long thing wire
Phill Niblock: Feedcorn Ear; Harm; Poure

 
 


12 NOVEMBER 2013
Sibelius Academy

A talk with Alexei Borisov and Olga Nosova on Russian avantgarde music

 

11 NOVEMBER 2013
G18

with ASTMA (Russia) // Kari Heinilä

Alexei Borisov & Olga Nosova: Improvised music
Kari Heinilä: Approaching the triads; Blau, grün und etwas violett; Cycle of songs; Direction de l’est; Stillleben

5 NOVEMBER 2013
Sibelius Academy, Kuopio

Manifesto of Sounding, a lecture by Juho Laitinen

 

28 OCTOBER 2013
Sibelius Academy

A workshop on Alvin Lucier’s Music on a long thin wire

15 OCTOBER 2013
Sibelius Academy

A presentation of the electric guitar in new music by Seth Josel

 

14 OCTOBER 2013
G18 
        

with Sergio Castrillon (Colombia) // Seth Josel (Germany)

30 SEPTEMBER 2013
Helsinki Music Centre

Louis Andriessen: La voce
Michael Gordon: Industry
Heinz Holliger: Trema
György Kurtag: Signs, games, messages
Juho Laitinen: RhythmiCone Jam; Three naïve pieces
Phill Niblock: Harm

28 AUGUST 2013
Ostrava New Music Days

Marc Codina Contijoch: Frame
Maija Hynninen: Borrowed Tunes 1

16 JULY 2013
Titanik Gallery, Turku

Alvin Lucier:
I am sitting in a room
Music on a long thing wire

23 MAY 2013
Studio recording at YLE Radio 1

Juho Laitinen: Soivuuden manifesti

12 MAY 2013
Space for Free Arts

Improvised music by Mika Kallio, Seppo Kantonen, Juho Laitinen, Heikki Nikula & Jone Takamäki

11 APRIL 2013
Helsinki Music Centre

with Ari Lehtonen

Jouni Kaipainen: Elemental chanting

9 APRIL 2013
Sibelius Academy

A demonstration of the Roland V-Piano by Seppo Kantonen

8 APRIL 2013
G18

with Seppo Kantonen // Veli Kujala

Seppo Kantonen: Improvised music on the Roland V-Piano
Veli Kujala: Hyperchromatic Counterpoint

12 MARCH 2013
Sibelius Academy

Susanne Zapf presented Inigo Giner Miranda’s enlightened

11 MARCH 2013
G18           

with Susanne Zapf (Germany) // Sound Dentistry

Matthias Bauer: VL-SZ
Inigo Giner Miranda: enlightened
Mikko Hassinen & Juho Laitinen: Kumu
Matthias Hinke: Zumutung
Alvin Lucier: Music on a long thin wire
Helmut Zapf: Kreis im Quadrat

8 MARCH 2013
Chez Marianne

Luigi Nono: Fragmente–Stille, an Diotima

12 FEBRUARY 2013
Sibelius Academy

A demonstration of the contrabass clarinet by Theo Nabicht

11 FEBRUARY 2013
Organ Hall, Sibelius Academy

with Theo Nabicht (Germany)

Gérard Grisey: Anubis-Nout
Georg Katzer: Nemo
Theo Nabicht: Zahlen die stillstehen, irgendwo in einem fernen gewöhnlichen Sommer; Die Dinge 1
Rebecca Saunders: Caruelan
Iris ter Shiphorst: Hi Bill
Gerhard Stäbler: Nicht nur einen Platz hat die Schönheit

18–20 JANUARY 2013
Kallio IV New Music Days

Luciano Berio: Sequenza VIII
Morton Feldman: Two Instruments
György Kurtag: Songs, Games, Dances
Juho Laitinen, Heikki Nikula & Outi Pulkkinen: Improvised music
Juho Laitinen: Ballad; Karhun valitus; let’s not organize its potential; Openings; Sillalla; Study in multiphonics; Three naïve pieces
Herman Rechberger: King's Hunt
W.O. Smith: Five Fragments
Iannis Xenakis: Dhipli Zyia

7 NOVEMBER – 13 DECEMBER 2012
G18, Helsinki
Pyynikkisali, Tampere
Sibelius Museum, Turku                

Morton Feldman: Patterns in a chromatic field

11 DECEMBER 2012
Sibelius Academy

A talk on Morton Feldman’s Patterns in a chromatic field by Juho Laitinen

5 DECEMBER 2012
Helsinki Music Centre

broadcast by YLE Radio 1

John Cage:
Aria
Concert for Piano and Orchestra
4’33”
Freeman Etudes
Living Room Music
Primitive
Sonata for Clarinet
Totem Ancestor

4 DECEMBER 2012
YLE Radio 1

A talk on John Cage with Juho Laitinen

 

2 DECEMBER 2012  
The Glucksman, Cork

Thomas Buckner: Inner Journey; Resonances
Juho Laitinen: edge force music; Karhun valitus; Study in multiphonics
Annea Lockwood: In our name

        

1 DECEMBER 2012
University of Cork

A demonstration of cello multiphonics by Juho Laitinen

 

14 NOVEMBER 2012
Sibelius Academy

A talk by Thomas Buckner on experimental music

13 NOVEMBER 2012
G18

with Thomas Buckner (USA) // Mika Kallio

Robert Ashley: When famous last words fail you
Thomas Buckner: Inner Journey; Resonances
Mika Kallio: Improvisoitua musiikkia

10 NOVEMBER 2012
Kerava library

Poetry and improvised music by Juho Laitinen, Eija Kari and Ritva Takkinen

  

9 NOVEMBER 2012
Studio recording at YLE Radio 1

Juho Laitinen: Ballad

 

17 OCTOBER 2012
Uuden musiikin lokakuu, Oulu
           

Kimmo Hakola: Re-Capriole
Juho Laitinen: Karhun valitus; Study in multiphonics
Giacinto Scelsi: Maknongan

 

9 OCTOBER 2012
Sibelius Academy

A demonstration of a modular synthesizer by Robert Piotrowicz

 

8 OCTOBER 2012
G18           

with Robert Piotrowicz (Poland) // Piia Komsi

John Cage: Song Books
Heinz-Juhani Hoffmann: Kaksi muistijälkeä
Robert Piotrowicz: Formation; Pneuma
Jovanka Trbojevic: Sky Shopping – Hommage á Brahms

29 MAY 2012
YLE Radio 1 studio recording

Charles Ives: String Quartet No.2

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21 MAY 2012
Helsinki Music Centre

Elliott Carter: Sonata for cello and piano
Juho Laitinen: let's not organize its potential
Usko Meriläinen: Kirje sellistille
Iannis Xenakis: Kottos

 

15 MAY 2012
Sibelius Academy

A presentation of Renaud Gagneux’ 4 Haiku by Ere Lievonen

14 MAY 2012
G18
           

with Ere Lievonen (Netherlands) // Heikki Nikula

Louis Aguirre: Eshu Elegguá
Renaud Gagneux: 4 Haiku
Danny de Graan: Contrast
Timo Hietala: Musta sydän yhtä punainen kuin valkoinen
Guus Janssen: Sprezzatura
György Kurtag: In nomine = allóngherese
Ere Lievonen: Paprikarasia
Salvatore Sciarrino: Toccata
Lotta Wennäkoski: andas
John Zorn: Sortilége

19 APRIL 2012
Tampere Biennale

broadcast by YLE Radio 1

Perttu Haapanen: ...los hojas de nubes
Kimmo Hakola: Capriole
Tapio Tuomela: Pyrähdys 2
Harri Vuori: Conter la fleurette
Aki Yli-Salomäki: Hidasta

17 APRIL 2012
SIBELIUS ACADEMY

A presentation of tabletop guitar techniques by Alexei Pliousnine

  

16 APRIL 2012  
G18

with Alexei Pliousnine (Russia) // Ritva Koistinen

Carl Armfelt: Shimmering Steps
Pekka Jalkanen: Vecernie
Alexei Pliousnine: IMPROG
Arvo Pärt: Pari intervallo
Karin Rehnqvist: Interludes for Kantele

24 MARCH 2012  
YLE Radio 1 studio recording

Juho Laitinen: Ballad; Song for G

 

13 MARCH 2012
Sibelius Academy

A demonstration of Pascale Criton’s microtonal guitar work Plis by Otto Tolonen

 

12 MARCH 2012  
G18

with Mikko Innanen // Otto Tolonen

Leo Brouwer: La espiral eterna
Pascale Criton: Plis
Hans Werner Henze: Royal Winter Music
Mikko Innanen: Improvised music

6 MARCH 2012    
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku

Elliott Carter: Sonata for cello and piano
Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata No.1
Huw Watkins: Four Inventions
Iannis Xenakis: Kottos

 

19 FEBRUARY 2012  
Kemijärvi Concert Hall

Harrison Birtwistle: Lied
John Corigliano: Phantasmagoria
Laurence Crane: Second favourite chord
Philip Glass: The Poet Acts
Jouni Kaipainen: Trois morceaux de l’aube
Juho Laitinen: edge force music; Zen for Bow
Einojuhani Rautavaara: Epitaph for BEla BArtok
Kaija Saariaho: Papillons
Aulis Sallinen: Metamorfora
Christian Wolff: Pairs

 

18 FEBRUARY 2012
Kemijärvi music school

A workshop on improvisation led by Juho Laitinen

14 FEBRUARY 2012
Sibelius Academy

A presentation of hochiku and shakuhachi flutes as played by Jone Takamäki

13 FEBRUARY 2012
G18           

with Jone Takamäki

John Cage: Aria
Jone Takamäki: Improvised music
Jukka Tiensuu: Four Etudes
Iannis Xenakis: Kottos

13–15 JANUARY 2012
Kallio III New Music Days

Antti Auvinen: Polyrytmis-esteettisiä kommentaareja presidenttiehdokkaiden suhteisiin
Charles Ives: Like a sick eagle; Memories; Romanzo di Central Park; String Quartet No.2
Juho Laitinen: RhythmiCone Jam
Minna Leinonen: Shades
Conlon Nancarrow: Player piano etudes
Juhani Nuorvala: Toivo
Giacinto Scelsi: Ko-Tha
Salvatore Sciarrino: Vagabonde blu
James Tenney: Cellogram
Jukka Tiensuu: Manaus
Ton-That Tiet: Bao La
Iannis Xenakis: Kottos
La Monte Young: Composition 1960 No.10

 

13 DECEMBER 2011
Sibelius Academy

John Eckhardt’s presentation of his music

 

12 DECEMBER 2011
G18

with John Eckhardt (Germany) // Janne Tuomi

John Eckhardt: Xylobiont
Mika Rintala: Haravakello
Janne Tuomi: Resonance
John Zorn: Gri-Gri

15 NOVEMBER 2011
Sibelius Academy

A presentation of the microtonal tuba by Robin Hayward.

 

14 NOVEMBER 2011
G18

broadcast by YLE Radio 1

with Robin Hayward (Germany)

Kimmo Hakola: Curio
Robin Hayward: Nouveau saxhorn nouveau basse; Plateau Square
Jouni Kaipainen: Trois morceaux de l’aube
Juho Laitinen: Study in multiphonics
Juhani Nuorvala: Boost

11 OCTOBER 2011
Sibelius Academy

A presentation of extended techniques for wind instruments, voice and electronics by
Jaap Blonk, Eivind Lonning and Espen Reinertsen.

 

10 OCTOBER 2011
G18
           

with Streifenjunko (Norway) // Jaap Blonk (Netherlands)

Jaap Blonk: Dr Voxoid’s Next Move
Streifenjunko: Improvised music



1 APRIL 2011    
YLE Radio 1 studio recording

Riikka Talvitie: Beyond the web   



12 MARCH 2011  
Sibelius Academy Concert Hall

Morton Feldman: Patterns in a chromatic field

        

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14–16 JANUARY 2011    
Kallio II New Music Days

Louis Andriessen: Raadsels
John Cage: Aria; String Quartet in Four Part; Suite for toy piano
Luigi Dallapiccola: Ciaccona, intermezzo e adagio
Morton Feldman: Structures
Mikko Hassinen, Juho Laitinen & Tuomas Rounakari: Improvised music
Mikko Innanen: Tutkielma aiheesta "Kallion nykymusiikkipäivät"
Alvin Lucier: Silver streetcar, for the orchestra
Erik Satie: Vexations
Jukka Tiensuu: Four Etudes
Christian Wolff: Pairs



21–22 SEPTEMBER 2010
YLE Radio 1 studio recording

Sound Dentistry:
Badminton
Jaavalainen rapsodia
Metaperkussio
Saksannus
Selloduo
Sellorumpukone
Uraanin etsijät
Vesiputous

  

29 JULY 2010  
Korppoo Jazz

Kari Heinilä: Armenian folk songs; Direction de l’est
Juho Laitinen: Karhun valitus

 

26 JULY 2010  
Our Festival, Tuusula

Riikka Talvitie: On-Off

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11 JUNE 2010  
Kerava Jazz

Sound Dentistry: Es Punte; Hei mikko hei;
Phoenix Drums; Sellorumpukone



1 JUNE 2010    
Time of Music, Viitasaari

Alvin Lucier: Indian Summer        
Markus Trunk: Black on maroon  



24 JUNE 2010
Gez-21, St Petersburg

Juho Laitinen: Ystävä sä lapsien



15 APRIL 2010
Phoenix Club, Sibelius Academy

Sound Dentistry: Es Punte; Hei mikko hei, Phoenix Drums

 

18–20 FEBRUARY 2010    
Gez-21, St Petersburg
Dom kultury, Moscow

Improvised music by Juho Laitinen & Kari Heinilä      

 

6 FEBRUARY 2010    
Brooklyn Conservatory, New York

Michael Rose: Year Zero
Giacinto Scelsi: Maknongan
Toru Takemitsu: Orion
Ton-That Tiet: Bois terre


15–17 JANUARY 2010    
Kallio New Music Days

Laurence Crane: Second favourite chord
Sofia Gubaidulina: In croce
Kari Heinilä, Juho Laitinen & Heikki Nikula: Improvised music
Erkki Jokela: Pillars
György Kurtag: Jelek
Einojuhani Rautavaara: Ugrilainen dialogi
Michael Rose: Year Zero
Kaija Saariaho: Oi kuu
Giacinto Scelsi: Elegia per Ty; Maknongan
James Tenney: Beast
Jukka Tiensuu: Plus; Rubato
Ton-That Tiet: Bois terre
Tapio Tuomela: Pyrähdys 2

 
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