poem.a (2016), edited an anthology of works by 29 artists from 11 countries in five languages, including poetry, prose, sketches, and journal entries. Commissioned for for artArctica. Visual design by Lorenzö. Available from Lulu.com.
umami-music (2015) — a book written specifically for the umami-music performance at Helsinki Music House (11 Nov 2015), consisting of other people's quotes and my own writings, exploring themes of improvisation, wilderness, presence, and listening. Available from Lulu.com and as PDF.
JAM+ (2010), for trumpet, flute, violin, voice, and conductor, ca.3-4' written for and performed by Jonathan Abraham (trumpet), Alison Comerford (violin), Maaike van der Linde (flute), Nicoletta Tiberini (voice) and Chiel Busscher (conductor); workshopped with Nico Muhly at the Barbican Centre, London.
(Fountain Room) on 6 October, 2010.
sight-reading (2010), for piano (4 hands), 2 cellos, violin, and trumpet, ca.3-4' written for and performed by Maarit Kangron (cello), René van Munster (cello), Alison Comerford (violin), Jonathan Abraham (trumpet), Frank Oppedijk (piano) and myself (piano), on 1 September 2010 in Skálhólt, Iceland as part of an open stage evening in the Joint Masters NAIP summer school.
for nine piccolos (2010), for nine piccolos, ca.5' performed on 13 July 2010 by nine flute players at a SnM concert
too many notes, herr Mozart (2009), for orchestra, ca.5'
Superfluidity (2008), for chamber ensemble, ca.4', workshopped with Graham Fitkin and recorded by nine players of the LCO (dir. Gregory Rose) as part of LCO New: Explore (2007/08)
I Am The Blue Jay Way (2008), for orchestra, singers and drum-kit, ca.4' Arrangement of "I am the Walrus" and "Blue Jay Way" by The Beatles, written for Tomorrow Never Knows, an event hosted to celebrate the work of George Martin (a GSMD alumnus)
artArctica Festival 2016 (11-13 February 2016), led on the artistic production and stage management of artArctica festival, a fully-funded multi-arts international festival spanning three days with over 40 artists from across the Arctic — [promo video]
Songs of Life and Death (31 October 2014), collaborated with Salasanat Finland, Sivuvalo, Suomen venäjänkielisten kirjailijoiden yhdistys, Logrus and Caisa International Cultural Centre, and Kasper Salonen in organising an event at Caisa Culture Centre including a poetry jam and music, around the theme of life and death.
6666_events (6-11 June 2014), collaborating with Matthew Lee Knowles and Emma Sampson in organising and facilitating a global participatory event. Website, Facebook, Twitter.
or: love is not a photograph / or: take me like a photograph (2011), third and final installment of the piece, this time involving a composer, a poet, three dancers, a violin, a violoncello, a live video projection, sitar, voice, live electronics, and two actors. Performance lasted 45', on The Shunt's last evening before closing down at the Bermondsey venue, on 16th of April, 2011.
or: take me like a photograph (2011), for violin, viola, two actors, soprano saxophone (doubling alto), live electronics, and two dancers, ca.20'; the second installment of or: love is not a photograph, performed at the ICA on the 27th of February as part of The Shunt: Live Weekend five-day residency at the ICA.
ljósaskipti, a collaborative composition by the participants of the NAIP summer school in Skálholt, Iceland. Performed with about 100 schoolchildren in Skálholt cathedral on the 6th of September, 2010. [piano]
Soundcamp Reveil #9 (2022), a livestream from the River Lea as part of Soundtent's Soundcamp Reveil event on International Dawn Chorus Day 2022 with shakuhachi and live electronics
Five Haiku (2021), a series of five online improvised livestreams with shakuhachi and live electronics as part of the Spring 2021 programme by We're All Bats
Soundcamp Reveil #8 (2021), a livestream from the River Lea as part of Soundtent's Soundcamp Reveil #8 on International Dawn Chorus Day 2021[video]
Solo Concert (2020), a 45-minute solo shakuhachi concert featuring traditional honkyoku music at Making Tracks Tour 2020, part of Making Tracks 2020 Residency[video]
Koku-Kokil (2020), a collaboration exploring overlaps between shakuhachi honkyoku music and Kazakh dombra music, with Aida Zhakhanbek, part of Making Tracks 2020 Residency and Tour
Melia White Hotel (2019), solo shakuhachi performance for a Japanese-themed tapas night
Eden Project (2019), solo performance in the Eden Project rainforest biome, part of the September 2019 Community Camp event
Performer and Assistant Duty Manager for Kabeiroi, a Punchdrunk production during September-November 2017.
Baggage // Beethoven's Violin Concero in D Major, Op.61 (2017), a deconstruction and wild re-interpretation of Beethoven's Op.61 Violin Concerto, with a mixed ensemble consisting of squib//box, SCRAM and soloist Chihiro Ono. Performed at The Old Dentist, London, and broadcast on BBC Radio 3's "Hear and Now". [electric guitar, shakuhachi]
dance performance (2016), an improvised dance duet with Katarina Sjöblom at Forum Teatteri, Helsinki, as part of Sámi Independence Day celebrations, organised by City-Sámit.
ETNO-ESPA jooga (2014), performed for a yoga session lead by Meri Mort at Pihasali as part of ETNO-ESPA festival. [kantele, percussion, live electronics]
GLOMATIZING 2 (2014), performed with GLOMAS on 17th of May at the Agora Space in Musiikkitalo, Helsinki [percussion, voice, prepared piano, live electronics, bowed kantele]
silly explorations (2014), short collaboration with Alicia Burns as part of my Master's Performance Exam in Sibelius Academy. [live electronics]
RAMA Festival (2014), performed with GLOMAS orchestra (Aarhus+Helsinki groups). [prepared piano, piano, conducting]
GLOMATIZING (2013), performed with GLOMAS big band at Sibelius Akatemian Kamarimusiikkisali. [prepared piano, piano, voice]
Barbercan (2013), a work-in-progress presented at the Barbican Freestage as part of Arts School Lab 2013. [Max/MSP, scissors]
Inari CLUB Night (2012), performed 3 songs on guitar at SAJOS centre in Inari, Finland, 16 December 2012. [guitar+voice]
Poke the Globe (2012), performed a piece written collaboratively by a group of 16 EVS volunteers, in Metsäkartano, Finland. [djembe]
Open-Mic Comedy (2012), performed a 5-minute stand-up routine at The Cavendish Arms. [comedy]
Midsummer Night Stuff (2011), collaboration with Chris Bartholomew (electronics), John Moore (saxophone), William Shakespeare ("A Midsummer's Night Dream") and The People Pile. Performed as part of Shama Rahman's "Gung-Ho Down", at RichMix, London, on 1 July 2011.
voice with guitar (2011), improvisations for speaker, guitar, and zen buddhist bell with Matthew Lee Knowles, ca.90'; performed with Matthew Lee Knowles at the ICA on the 23rd of February, 2011 as part of The Shunt: Live Weekend five-day residency at the ICA.
singing, speaking, shouting, screaming.., by Matthew Lee Knowles. Performed at Stoke Newington Library on the 15th of July 2010 [singing; speaking; shouting; screaming]
Memaveeaneursajumoprosusiverepoaralalrigaolelapietancamocabegacecewavycama, by Matthew Lee Knowles. Performed as part of the New Music Festival at GSMD on the 9th of July 2010 [kantele]
Improvisation, an improvisation with Chris Bartholomew (on electronics). Performed as part of a Society of New Music concert on the 9th of July 2010 [piano]
Drawing, by Jon Roskilly. Performed on the 9th of July 2010 as part of a Society of New Music concert [piano]
Vexations, by Erik Satie. Performed at King's Place together with another 27 pianists on the 1st of May 2010, as part of London Sinfonietta's "Experiment" concert series [piano]
mutatis mutandis 36, by Herbert Brün. Society of New Music concert, March 2010 [graphic score, then performed on the piano]
Traditional Finnish Folk Music at a concert organised by Eva-Leena Pokela on the boat Bar & Café Nikolai II docked in Helsinki port, on the 8th of December 2009 [kantele; harmonium; singing]
The Story of the Magnificent Banquet, by Matthew Lee Knowles. Performed as part of a Society of New Music concert in October 2008 [piano]
an ensemble piece, by Casey Middaugh. Performed in June 2008 at Spitalfields Market as part of the Spitalfields New Music Festival [conductor]
The Sound Through Shunt Project, by Nahum Mantra. Performed in The Shunt Lounge on the 16th and 17th of January 2008 [clarinet; guitar]
Various songs, as part of a series of concerts with Choir 43 at the GSMD in July 2008. [bass voice]
Imaginary Landscape No.4, by John Cage, cond. by Mike Roberts at the Barbican Foyer, 2008. [analogue radio]
Performed at SCHOOLWAVE FESTIVAL 2006 in Athens, Greece, with Roz Tost[keyboard]