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Compositions

Stage

The Weaver (2023-26) 80' 

Music theatre in two acts

for 6 Singers, ensemble and electronics

Commissioned by Ooppera Skaala, Helsinki

The Meaning of Zero (2022-23) 50' 

Music for a contemporary dance work 

for Bass flute, flute, cello and electronics

Commissioned and performed by the Petri Kekoni Company, Dance House Helsinki and the Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

 

Steam Engine (2022) 20’ 

Monodrama in five movements

for Soprano and Baroque ensemble

Commissioned and premiered by Olga Heikkilä and the Finnish Baroque Orchestra

Orchestra

The Harvest (2022) 10’    

for Chamber orchestra

Commissioned and premiered by Nyky Ensemble and the Klangforum Wien,

conducted by Bas Wiegers at the Konzerthaus Wien, Vienna

Click here to read the score

 

New version for Orchestra (2023), to be premiered by Tapiola Sinfonietta,

conducted by Chloé Dufresne, Tapiola Hall

Black cloud, under ground (2019) 10’

for Orchestra

Commissioned and premiered by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra,

conducted by Hannu Lintu at the Helsinki Music Centre

Click here to read score

Hypermarket and Hypercommodity (2015) 17′  

Concerto for piano, objects and chamber orchestra

Commissioned and premiered by pianist Emil Holmström, conductor Dalia Stasevska and the Lapland Chamber Orchestra, and by conductor Dima Slobodeniuk and the Avanti! Chamber Orchestra 

Ensemble

New Work (2027) 15'

for Ensemble

Commissioned by Kaaos Ensemble, Helsinki

Anna-Sofia Anttonen website

 

Weary insects in the wind (2021) 20′  

Concerto for accordion and ensemble

Commissioned and premiered by Janne Valkeajoki, der/gelbe/klang ensemble,

conducted by Armando Merino at the Tage der Neuen Musik Bamberg

Wenn wir schweigen (2011) 8′ 

for Ensemble

Commissioned by the Musica nova Helsinki festival for the Nyky Ensemble,

conducted by Erkki Lasonpalo 

Erinnerung (2010) 13′ 

for Piano, electronics and ensemble

Commissioned by the Time of Music festival, premiered by Emil Holmström

and defunensemble

Chamber

New Work (2026) 

for Accordion, clarinet, cello and electronics

Commissioned by Manca Dornik, Basel

Manca Dornik website

New Work (2024) 15'

for String quartet

Commissioned by the Mivos Quartet, New York City

Mivos Quartet website

New Work (2024) 10

for Flute and percussion

Commissioned by Kaisa Kortelainen and Jerry Piipponen, Helsinki

Kaisa Kortelainen website

New Work (2024) 5' 

for Flute and piano

Commissioned by Monika Mattiesen and Michael Wendeberg, Tallinn-Berlin

Michael Wendeberg at the Karsten Witt website

A black carbon haze (2024) 10'  

for Contraforte, viola & saxophone

Commissioned by Lorelei Dowling (Klangforum Wien), Vienna

Lorelei Dowling at the Klangforum Wien website 

Everyday etudes No. 4: bitumen (2023) 4’  

for Bass flute, cello and electronics

Commissioned by Petri Kekoni Company and Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

The moss slowly growing (2022) 10’    

for Flute and guitar

Commissioned by the Duo Hav, Malmö

Click here to read the score

An oil rig in the north sea (2020) 16

for Grand piano, two performers and electronics

Commissioned and premiered by Alter Face, Spain

Click here to read the score

Everyday etudes No. 3: fireplace (2020)  8’  

for Cello, firewood and electronics

Commissioned by Hetta Music Days, premiered by Anssi Karttunen and John Storgårds

Anssi Karttunen at the Karsten Witt website

A brush of hand on the bark (2020) 15′ 

for Woodwind quintet

Commissioned and premiered by the Lapland Chamber Orchestra

Everyday etudes No. 2: benzene (2019) 6’  

for Violin, video and electronics

Commissioned by Eriikka Maalismaa for the Our Festival and the Flow Festival

Coal power station (2016) 12′ 

for Trio and electronics

Commissioned by the Time of Music festival for Ensemble Schwerpunkt, Hannover

 

Everyday etudes No. 1: garden (2015)  8’  

for Bass clarinet or saxophone, gardening tools and electronics

Commissioned by the Kaustinen Chamber Music Week for Heikki Nikula & Petri Kumela

Solo

Book of Etudes (2025-26) 20'

for Violin

Commissioned by Annette Bik (Klangforum Wien), Vienna

Annette Bik at the Klangforum Wien website

New Work (2024) 

for Accordion

Commissioned by Sini Ström, Helsinki

Ashes (2023) 7'

for Cello

Commissioned by Petri Kekoni Company, Iida-Vilhelmiina Sinivalo and Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

Waves don't wash on dormant waters (2023) 9'

for Bass flute and electronics

Commissioned by Livia Schweizer, The Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki and the Helsinki Biennial

An oil sheen on a river surface (2022) 7’ 

for Piano

Commissioned by Yumi Suehiro, Ensemble Mise-En, New York City

Score at Universal Edition

All clouds are not data clouds (2018) 8’ 

for Flute and electronics

Commissioned by Kaisa Kortelainen and Tampere Biennale

Vanishing point (2013) 5’ 

for Piano

Commissioned by Risto-Matti Marin, Helsinki

Vocal

The Weaver (2023-26) 80' 

Music theatre in two acts

for 6 Singers, ensemble and electronics

Commissioned by Ooppera Skaala, Helsinki 

Steam Engine (2022) 20’ 

Monodrama in five movements

for Soprano and Baroque ensemble

Commissioned and premiered by Olga Heikkilä and the Finnish Baroque Orchestra

Supermarket aisles on a security camera (2013) 20’ 

Cantata in seven movements

for Chamber choir and large ensemble

Commissioned and premiered by the Uusinta Ensemble and the Helsinki Chamber Choir

Performance

Everyday etudes No. 4: bitumen (2023)  4’  

for Bass flute, cello and electronics

Commissioned by Petri Kekoni Company, premiered by Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

Everyday etudes No. 3: fireplace (2020)  8’  

for Cello, firewood and electronics

Commissioned by Hetta Music Days, premiered by Anssi Karttunen and John Storgårds

 

Everyday etudes No. 2: benzene (2019) 6’  

for Violin, video and electronics

Commissioned by Eriikka Maalismaa for the Our Festival and the Flow Festival

 

Everyday etudes No. 1: garden (2015)  8’  

for Bass clarinet or saxophone, gardening tools and electronics

Commissioned by the Kaustinen Chamber Music Week for Heikki Nikula and Petri Kumela

Installation

Waves don't wash on dormant waters (2023)

Sound installation

Commissioned by Livia Schweizer, The Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki and the Helsinki Biennial

Click here to read about the exhibition

Asphalt and algae (2016)

Sound installation

Commissioned by the Tampere Biennale

White as winter's threads (2013)

Sound installation

for disklavier and electronics

Commissioned by the Festival de Royaumont, 

the Time of Music Festival and the Gaudeamus Muziekweek

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