CONDUCTOR / COMPOSER / DIRECTOR / PIANO

Mustonen appointed Principal Guest Conductor designate – Lapland Chamber Orchestra

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Congratulations to Olli Mustonen on being appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Lapland Chamber Orchestra in Rovaniemi. The position will begin in January 2023, and he will join the orchestra to conduct and perform as soloist twice each year as well as give a piano recital on each visit. Coinciding with this exciting announcement, MustonenRead more ›

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Olli Mustonen in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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Olli Mustonen takes up his triple-role as conductor, composer, and pianist, returning to Brazil after two and a half years to conduct the Orquestra Filarmônica de Minas Gerais in an exhilarating programme featuring Mustonen’s The Old Church at Petajavesi, and his playing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major.  

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Olli Mustonen in London and Milan with Steven Isserlis

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Olli Mustonen embarks upon a duo tour with long-time recital partner Steven Isserlis to Barnes Music Festival and St. Luke’s Music Society in London, followed by further recitals at Serate Musicali in Milan and Unione Musicale in Torino, performing Mendelssohn’s Variations Concertantes, Mustonen’s own Cello Sonata, Martinu’s Sonata No. 3, and Beethoven’s Cello Sonata No.Read more ›

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Olli Mustonen in Russia

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Olli Mustonen performs Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow, as part of Yuri Bashmet’s birthday celebration. He is joined by soloists including oboist Albrecht Mayer, operatic bass René Pape and soprano Aida Garifullina, as well as vocal ensemble Intrada. Next month, Mustonen returns to Russia for the Winter International Arts FestivalRead more ›

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Olli Mustonen in Prague

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This week, Olli Mustonen performs with the Prague Philharmonia under the baton of Marcelo Lehninger. The programme celebrates the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, and features Martinu, whose style is believed to be reminiscent of Brahms, who himself characteristically follows that of Beethoven. This will be Mustonen’s final performance in 2021, following the annual EcumenicalRead more ›

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Mustonen starts 2021 season in Turku

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As Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Olli Mustonen is back with the Turku Philharmonic after the summer break. Their first concerts are 9 and 10 September when violist Laurance Power joins them for Shchedrin’s brilliant Concerto dolce. The programme begins in a contemporary mood with Durch einen Spiegel and concludes with the familiar music ofRead more ›

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Krzyzowa Music Festival 2021

Krzyzowa Music, of which Viviane Hagner is Artistic Director is back in full swing for its seventh season. The musicians are all there busy preparing for concerts which take place from 26th August to 5th September at a range of stunning venues. JBM artist Olli Mustonen joins the festival as pianist and composer, taking partRead more ›

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Mustonen begins role in Turku

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Olli Mustonen takes up his position as Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Turku Philharmonic in January 2021. His first concerts in the role are this week – 28th and 29th January when he will by joined by pianist Eero Heinonen for a programme of Rautavaara, Dvořák and Mendelssohn. It will be available toRead more ›

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Mustonen live from Helsinki

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Olli Mustonen joins the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and conductor Hannu Lintu for a performance of Hindemith’s Theme and Variations “The Four Temperaments”. The concert will be streamed live online at 8pm (Finnish time) on Wednesday 13th January, and also available on radio. Following the Hindemith, the orchestra will perform Schubert’s Symphony No. 1. ForRead more ›

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Mustonen live from Warsaw

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Olli Mustonen is giving a recital tonight which is being broadcast live on Polish television and online from the ballroom of the Teatr Wielki, Polish National Opera. Part of the Master Recitals series, his programme includes worls by Chopin, Shchedrin, Prokofiev and his own piano sonata ‘Jehkin Iivana’. Click HERE for full details and toRead more ›

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