Portrait of the composer

Portrait of the composer Olli Virtaperko.
The documentary film ”Composing out loud” by Raimo Uunila (2016).

Latest News

Autumn 2021: November Festival, Moiré and more

Olli Virtaperko’s autumn season 2021 highlights include the premiere of the new version of the natural horn concerto Moiré and Eija Kankaanranta performing Virtaperko’s kantele output in November Music festival. Composer himself remains busy with a solo cello commission for the Turku Cello Competition 2022. After a globally disastrous Covid-19 restriction-dominated concert season 2021-21 the…

Premiere – Moiré for natural horn and Baroque orchestra

Olli Virtaperko’s brand new natural horn concerto Moiré (2020) will be premiered in Musica Nova Helsinki 2021 festival on the 7th of February 2021 by Tommi Hyytinen and Finnish Baroque Orchestra FiBO under Tomas Djupsjöbacka. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the premier will be a broadcasted event by Yle Broadcasting company with no audience. The premiere…

Upcoming Performances

  • Wed
    02
    Feb
    2022

    Hetki
    Kanto
    Metsä ja uni
    Louna Hosia, violoncello
    Stoa Cultural Center, 18:00
    Helsinki, Finland

  • Mon
    21
    Feb
    2022
    Wed
    23
    Feb
    2022

    Sitka (for violoncello, world premiere)
    The 12 second round competitors of The Turku Cello Competition
    Turku Concert Hall
    Turku, Finland

  • Fri
    09
    Sep
    2022

    Hetki
    Kanto
    Metsä ja uni
    Louna Hosia, violoncello
    Kanneltalo, 19:00
    Helsinki, Finland