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"The music of Maija Hynninen explores the breaking of sound and the continuity of music: a spectacular effect."

Marçal Borotau
Sonograma magazine, 2019

UPCOMING EVENTS

Where to hear Maija's music next.

2009

February 14

Slutförvaringen - Kuinka puoliintuminen meitä liikuttaa

Helsinki Chamber Choir, cond. Nils Schweckendiek

Musica nova, Sandels-sali, Helsinki
2009

June 3

Turnings

Johanna Vänttinen, flute

Spring concert of the Ears open society, Balderin hall, Helsinki
2009

September 25

In Case of Emergency

Vox

ISCM festival, Visby, Sweden
2009

November 3

Pepper's ghost

Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

Ruoholahti, Helsinki
2010

April 17

Kaiku 2

Mia Heikkinen, soprano, Andrea Kiefer, accordion

Nürnberg and Würzburg, Germany
2010

April 18

Interpolations 2

Mia Heikkinen, soprano, Andrea Kiefer, accordion

Nürnberg and Würzburg, Germany
2010

July 8

Orlando-fragments

Time of Music festival, Viitasaari

Jutta Seppinen, mezzosoprano, defunensemble, Maija Hynninen and Marko Myöhänen, electronics
2010

September 2

hear/imagine

Andrea Kiefer, accordion, Daniel Agi, bass flute

Sibelius Academy concert hall, Helsinki
2010

September 21

winnowing

Jaana Kärkkäinen, piano, Timo Kurkikangas and Maija Hynninen, electronics

Finnish Soloists Association concert series, Sello hall, Espoo
2010

September 25

Slutförvaringen – Kuinka puoliintuminen meitä liikuttaa

Helsinki Chamber Choir, cond. Nils Schweckendiek

Ung Nordisk Musik festival, The House of Nobility, Helsinki
2010

October 21

Kaiku 2

Meeri Pulakka, soprano, Antti Leinonen, accordion

Nuovi Spazi Musicali festival, Villa LAnte al Giancolo, Rome, Italy
2010

October 31

winnowing

Jaana Kärkkäinen, piano, Timo Kurkikangas, electronics

Uuden Musiikin Lokakuu festival, Tulindberg hall, Oulu
2011

January 30

Trois Mondes

Susanne Kujala, organ, James Andean, electronics

St. John's Church, Helsinki
2011

February 7

winnowing

Jaana Kärkkäinen, piano, Maija Hynninen and Davis Ozolins, electronics

Musica nova, G18-hall, Helsinki
2011

April 10

Pepper's ghost

Orchestre de Caen, cond. Vahan Mardirossian

Aspects festival, Caen
2011

July 13

Flow

Orchestre National de Lorraine, cond. Jean Deroyer

Acanthes festival, Metz
2011

July 29

soaring

ensemble cras: Andrea Carola Kiefer, accordion, Richard Craig, flute/alto flute

Strom – kein Strom festival, Cologne
2011

November 14

Borrowed Tunes: 1. Dead Man Theme

Juho Laitinen, cello and electronics

Tulkinnanvaraista concert series, G-18-hall, Helsinki
2012

January 27

Interpolations 2

Andrea Carola Kiefer, accordion, James Andean and Maija Hynninen, electronics

Camerata Hall, Music Centre, Helsinki
2012

April 2

winnowing

Emil Holmström, piano, Timo Kurkikangas, electronics

Klang concert series, Camerata Hall, Music Centre, Helsinki
2012

April 18

Mielen tasapainolajit

The Polytech Choir, cond. Juha Kuivanen

Tampere Biennale festival, Tampere
2012

June 9

Unelma

Tuuli Lindeberg, soprano, Maija Hynninen, electronics

Harakka island, Helsinki
2013

April 5

Les arbres sans feuilles

Essi Myöhänen, piano

Camerata Hall, Music Centre, Helsinki
2013

April 6

Après tel février

Anaïs Bertrand, mezzosoprano, Maija Hynninen, electronics

Espace de projection, IRCAM, Paris
2013

April 27

Sormiharjoitus 1

Laura Jayne Bowler, mezzosoprano, Francois Houle, clarinet, Susanne Rueborg-Gordon, piano

Calgary
2013

May 6

Les arbres sans feuilles

Essi Myöhänen, piano

Sibelius Academy Concert Hall, Helsinki
2013

June 15

winnowing

Sonja Fränki, piano, Maija Hynninen, electronics

Kallio Kuninkala Festival, Järvenpää
2013

July 4

Deux Mondes

Susanne Kujala, organ

Sibelius Hall, Lahti
2013

August 27

Borrowed Tunes: 1. Dead Man Theme

Juho Laitinen, electric cello and electronics

Ostrava Days Festival 2013, Ostrava
2013

November 27

Borrowed Tunes: 1. Dead Man Theme

Juho Laitinen, electric cello and electronics

Finnish Institute in Berlin, Berlin
2013

December 18

New Holland

eNsemble, cond. Fedor Lednev

Hermitage Theatre, St Petersburg
2014

January 19

Interpolations 2

Andrea Carola Kiefer, accordion

Loft, Cologne
2014

January 24

Borrowed Tunes: 1. Dead Man Theme

Juho Laitinen, electric cello and electronics

Kallio New Music Days, Helsinki
2014

April 9

Mielen tasapainolajit

animation film in collaboration with Pirjetta Brander

9.-13.4. Tampere Biennale 2014, Tampere
2014

April 14

Les arbres sans feuilles

Nazig Azezian, piano

Sibelius Academy Concert Hall, Helsinki
2014

May 9

Mielen tasapainolajit

animation film in collaboration with Pirjetta Brander

9.5.-1.6. Kuvan kevät, Helsinki
2014

May 29

YO, Genesis

for dancer, commissioned by Julie Nathanielsz

29.5.-1.6. Austin, Texas
2014

June 14

Mielen tasapainolajit

animation film in collaboration with Pirjetta Brander

14.6.-31.8. Serlachius Museums, Mänttä
2014

July 4

...sicut aurora procedit

Mirka Malmi, violin

Sääksmäki Soi! festival
2014

September 17

Borrowed Tunes: 1. Dead Man Theme

Juho Laitinen, electric cello and electronics

Nordic Music Days, Ultima Festival, Oslo
2014

October 24

Mielen tasapainolajit

Polyteknikkojen kuoro, cond. Juha Kuivanen

Nordic Composer's Radio
2015

September 13

...sicut aurora procedit

Mirka Malmi, violin, Ilona Jäntti, aerialist

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra Chamber music series, Music Centre, Helsinki
2015

September 18

Electric Shocks

Eero Tiittula, visual artist and set designer, Julie Nathanielsz, choreograph and dancer, Maija Hynninen, music, Suvi Matinaro, costume designer and director of video, Markus Serala, light designer

LéSpace, Helsinki
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2015

September 19

Electric Shocks

Eero Tiittula, visual artist and set designer, Julie Nathanielsz, choreograph and dancer, Maija Hynninen, music, Suvi Matinaro, costume designer and director of video, Markus Serala, light designer

LéSpace, Helsinki
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2015

September 19

...sicut aurora procedit

Mirka Malmi, violin, Ilona Jäntti, aerialist

Veikkola DADA festival, Kirkkonummi
2015

September 20

Electric Shocks

Eero Tiittula, visual artist and set designer, Julie Nathanielsz, choreograph and dancer, Maija Hynninen, music, Suvi Matinaro, costume designer and director of video, Markus Serala, light designer

LéSpace, Helsinki
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2015

September 22

Earthship

Divertimento Ensemble

Expo Milano 2015, Feeding Music Composition Competition, Milano
2015

September 23

Earthship

Divertimento Ensemble

Expo Milano 2015, Feeding Music Composition Competition, Milano
2015

November 23

...sicut aurora procedit

Mirka Malmi, violin, Ilona Jäntti, aerialist

MuTeFest, Music Centre, Helsinki
2016

March 18

...sicut aurora procedit

Mirka Malmi, violin, Ilona Jäntti, aerialist, Timo Kurkikangas, electronics

Oulu Music Festival, Oulu
2016

March 19

...sicut aurora procedit

Mirka Malmi, violin, Ilona Jäntti, aerialist, Timo Kurkikangas, electronics

Oulu Music Festival, Oulu
2016

April 1

Birdie

music for the animation shortfilm by Pirjetta Brander

Korundi, Rovaniemi
2016

May 4

Iced up

Soo Yeon Lyuh, haegeum

Center for New Music, San Francisco
2016

May 9

Earthship

Eco Ensemble, cond. David Milnes

Hertz Hall, Berkeley, California
2016

May 29

Earthship

tba

HELIjaKEEL festival, Helsinki
2016

May 31

Multiple performances

Performances of Earthship, ...sicut aurora procedit and Do not cross (installation)

HELIjaKEEL festival, Vene Teater, Tallinn
2016

September 7

Aina on tänään - It is always today

Recording

Radio Yle 1
2017

April 12

Freedom from Fear

Kyle Bruckmann, oboe, Maija Hynninen, electronics

CNMAT, Main Hall, Berkeley, California
2017

May 8

Freedom from Fear

Kyle Bruckmann, oboe, Maija Hynninen, electronics

Hertz Hall, Berkeley, California
2017

June 23

...sicut aurora procedit

tba

NYCEMF, Abrons Art Centre, New York
2017

November 14

Lightness of the Days

Camilla Hoitenga, flute, Eija Kankaanranta, kantele

Music Centre, Helsinki
2018

March 19

Glow within

Earplay

Taube Atrium Theater, San Francisco
2018

May 18

...sicut aurora procedit

Mirka Malmi, violin, Ilona Jäntti, aerialist, Maija Hynninen, electronics

Cirko Maneesi, Suvilahti, Helsinki
2018

June 29

Freedom from Fear

Erin Lensing, oboe

Mise-En Festival, Scandinavia House, New York
2018

July 7

Minne se päättyy

Eero Tiittula and Maija Hynninen, kinetic sculpture

tba
2018

July 25

winnowing

Recording

Aikamme suomalaista musiikkia radio broadcast, Radio Yle 1
2018

September 30

Glow within

Tod Brody, flute, Peter Josheff, bass clarinet

SF Music Day, Veterans Building, San Francisco
2018

November 8

Freedom from Fear

Anni Haapaniemi, oboe

Nordic Music Days, Amos Rex, Helsinki
2019

January 4

It is always today

Fragment for 24 channels

San Francisco Tape Music Festival, Victoria Theatre, San Francisco
2019

February 19

Les arbres sans feuilles

Quentin Meurisse, piano

ECCO Concert Series, Espace Senghor, Brussels
2019

March 14

Borrowed Tunes: 1. Dead Man Theme

Recording

Radio Helsinki
2019

April 1

Kiipeillen

tba

Shepard's Church, Helsinki
2019

April 19

Ina Donna

Quince Vocal Ensemble

Hertz Hall, Berkeley, California
2019

July 30

Mielen tasapainolajit

Polyteknikkojen Kuoro, cond. Juha Kuivanen

Aikamme suomalaista musiikkia radio broadcast, Radio Yle 1
2019

August 21

It is always today

24 channels

Puls Concert, Sentralen, Oslo
2019

October 14

Freedom from Fear

Kyle Bruckmann, oboe, Maija Hynninen, electronics

CNMAT, Berkeley, California
2019

October 21

It is always today

Recording

Heli&Keel Maailmavaated, Estonian Radio 1
2019

October 29

...sicut aurora procedit

Mirka Malmi, violin

Ajassa soi radio broadcast, Radio Yle 1
2019

November 9

Freedom from Fear

Kyle Bruckmann, oboe, Maija Hynninen, electronics

Festival of New American Music, Sacramento, California
2020

January 30

Texture Notes: weak/strong

Quince Vocal Ensemble

Taproot Festival, Davis, California
2020

March 5

New Holland

Hyvinkään Orkesteri, cond. Tuomas Pirilä

Hyvinkääsali, Hyvinkää
2020

April 24

Glow within - POSTPONED

NYKY Ensemble

Music Centre, Helsinki
2020

August 11

Flutterings - POSTPONED

Camilla Hoitenga, flute, Eija Kankaanranta, kantele

Turku Music Festival, Turku
2020

September 13

Little wings of gold

Jaume Darbra Fa, flute

Mixtur Festival, Barcelona
2020

October 5

Glow within

Zagros Ensemble

Klang Concert series, Music Centre, Helsinki
2020

October 23

Glow within

NYKY Ensemble

Music Centre, Helsinki
2020

November 1

Rebound: 1. bounce

Eeva Rysä, cello, Jouko Laivuori, piano

Temppeliaukion kirkko, Helsinki
2021

February 4

Incandescence - CANCELLED

Kyeong Ham, oboe, Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Jaakko Kuusisto

Kuopio
2021

February 10

Incandescence

Kyeong Ham, oboe, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Anna-Maria Helsing

Musica Nova Helsinki festival, Music Centre, Helsinki
2021

May 23

Aina on tänään - It is always today

24 channels

CNMAT/SFCMP, Root Division, San Francisco
2021

July 22

mask the absence

Chiara Franceschini, violin, Giacomo Piermetti, double bass

ilSuono Contemporary Music Week, Citta di Castello
2021

September 17

Journal d'un usager de l'espace

HYOID Contemporary Voices, Benjamin Vandewalle, choreography

17.-19.9. Kaai Theater, Brussels
2021

October 22

Deux Mondes

Jan Lehtola, organ

Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki
2021

November 4

New Holland

Lappeenranta City Orchestra, cond. Henri Sigfridsson

Lappeenranta
2021

November 16

It is always today

24 channels

Kunstkvarteret, Lofoten
2022

January 26

Après tel février

Josette Micheler, voice, Maija Hynninen, electronics

Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Listening Lounge, Rundfunkchor Berlin
2022

February 26

Journal d'un usager de l'espace

HYOID Contemporary Voices, Benjamin Vandewalle, choreography

Centre Henri Poussuer, Concertgebouw Brugge, Brugge
2022

April 16

Nine-channeled Pearl

Laura Mikkola, piano, Zagros Ensemble

Hetta Music Days, Enontekiö
2022

May 9

Mobiles

ECO Ensemble, cond. David Milnes

UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California
2022

May 20

Deux Mondes, 2. movement

Jan Lehtola, organ

Varkaus
2022

June 3

Deux Mondes, 2. movement

Jan Lehtola, organ

Munich
2022

June 10

It is always today

24 channels

Hiljaisuus Festival, Kittilä
2022

June 11

It is always today

24 channels

Hiljaisuus Festival, Kittilä
2022

June 24

wind rustling through

Sofia Gantois, flute

Conservatoire Royal de Liège, Liège
2022

June 30

Till fots jag gå genom solsystemen

Sound Installation

Avanti! Suvisoitto, Porvoo
2022

June 30

Tanssinko sinulle?

Sound Installation

Avanti! Suvisoitto, Porvoo
2022

August 31

Trois Mondes, 2. movement

Franz Danksagmüller, organ

Brandeu Festival, Kassel
2022

September 25

Deux Mondes

Jan Lehtola, organ

Paavalin kirkko, Helsinki
2022

October 1

Journal d'un usager de l'espace

HYOID Contemporary Voices

Muziekcentrum De Bijloke, Ghent
2022

October 3

Island - CANCELLED

Dan Flanagan, violin

Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York
2022

October 12

It is always today

24 channels

Nordic Music Days, Reykjavik
2022

October 16

Island - CANCELLED

Dan Flanagan, violin

Hertz Hall, Berkeley, California
2022

October 19

soaring

Phoebe Bognár, alto flute, Manca Dornik, accordion

Gothenburg Art Sounds Festival, Gothenburg
2022

November 12

Freedom from Fear

Hege Sellevåg, oboe

BIT20 Ensemble, Bergen
2022

November 18

...sicut aurora procedit

Katriina Rainio, violin, Timo Kurkikangas, electronics

WeW Festival, Turku
2022

December 1

Solace

Maria Puusaari, violin

Music Centre, Helsinki
2023

January 2

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

Hunters Point Shipyard Artist Gallery, San Francisco
2023

January 6

Rain Patterns

Cras Ensemble

Danish Embassy in Berlin
2023

February 11

Rain Patterns

Cras Ensemble

ODEUM, Lund
2023

March 5

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

Hertz Hall, Berkeley
2023

March 26

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

Mosswood Sound and UMA Gallery in Oakland
2023

April 6

soaring

Phoebe Bognar, flute, Manca Dornik, accordion

kHaus (Saal), Basel
2023

April 7

soaring

Phoebe Bognar, flute, Manca Dornik, accordion

Bern
2023

April 8

soaring

Phoebe Bognar, flute, Manca Dornik, accordion

Theater Pavillon Luzern
2023

April 10

soaring

Phoebe Bognar, flute, Manca Dornik, accordion

Frankfurt
2023

April 10

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

University of North Texas
2023

April 11

Trois Mondes

Susanne Kujala, organ, Maija Hynninen, electronics

Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg
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2023

April 12

soaring

Phoebe Bognar, flute, Manca Dornik, accordion

Vapaan Taiteen Tila, Helsinki
2023

April 17

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

Constellation in Chicago
2023

June 2

Rain Patterns

Cras Ensemble

Klang Festival, Copenhagen
2023

June 3

Rain Patterns

Cras Ensemble

Sentralen, Oslo
2023

July 8

aurora procedit

Mirka Malmi, violin

Varkauden Kesäklassinen, Varkaus
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2023

August 15

Flutterings - Premiere

Camilla Hoitenga, flute, Eija Kankaanranta, kantele

Turun Musiikkijuhlat, Turku
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2023

October 6

Les arbres sans feuilles (3rd and 4th movement)

Maritta Manner, piano

Uuden Musiikin Lokakuu Festival, Oulu
2023

November 17

Mobiles - Premiere

Ensemble L'Itinéraire

50ans de L'Itinéraire, Paris
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2023

November 18

In the quiet of now - Premiere

Trio WAS

Rainy Days Festival, Luxembourg
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2024

March 15

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

Center for New Music, San Francisco
2024

March 25

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York
2024

April 4

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

L’Impromptu, Bordeaux
2024

April 8

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

Conservatorio Licinio Refice, Frosinone
2024

April 12

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

University of Rome Tor Vergata
2024

April 16

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

The American Library in Paris
2024

April 27

Island

Dan Flanagan, violin

Toiyabe Chamber Music Society, Reno
2024

May 3

In the Quiet of Now, Glow within

Glow Collective

De Bijloke Gent, Belgium
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2024

May 5

In the Quiet of Now, Glow within

Glow Collective

Musiques Demesurees, Clermont Ferrand, France
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2024

May 20

AILES I

Johanna Vargas, soprano, Lucia Peralta, viola, Maija Hynninen. electronics

Création Mondiale -- Radio France
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2024

May 21

AILES II

Johanna Vargas, soprano, Lucia Peralta, viola, Maija Hynninen. electronics

Création Mondiale -- Radio France
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2024

May 26

AILES I-V

Johanna Vargas, soprano, Lucia Peralta, viola, Maija Hynninen. electronics

Création Mondiale -- Radio France
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2024

June 7

Olotiloja - Premiere CANCELLED

Aino Savolainen, circus artist, Maija Hynninen, electronics

Hiljaisuus Festival, Kaukonen, Finland
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