Portrait of the composer

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

Latest News

Portrait of the composer Olli Virtaperko by Raimo Uunila

A short film of the composer Olli Virtaperko has been released as a part of the the documentary film project ”Composing out loud” by the Society of Finnish Composers. British music journalist Andrew Mellor was invited to author the films and choose the featuring composers. The 12-part series was shot in 2016 and released on December 2018.…

Arctic Viol Book in Musica nova Helsinki

Finland’s largest contemporary music festival, Musica nova Helsinki, features a concert of Olli Virtaperko’s compositions for viols, 5 February 2019 in Kamppi chapel, Helsinki. Under the title Arctic Viol Book, the concert includes solo pieces for treble and bass viols, and duos with and without continuo. Arctic Viol Book is the title of the evergrowing…

Upcoming Performances

  • Wed
    10
    Jul
    2019

    Secular Meditation 
    Jan Gričar, alto saxophone; Nejc Grm, concert accordion
    Hochschule für Musik Freiburg, Kammermusiksaal, 20:00
    Freiburg, Germany

  • Fri
    12
    Jul
    2019

    Reposen Heikin jig 
    Jukka Rautasalo, treble viol

    Fantazia
    Avanti Viol Consort (Jukka Rautasalo, Anthony Marini, Ilkka Heinonen viols; Matias Häkkinen, harpsichord)
    Kemiönsaaren musiikkijuhlat
    Kemiönsaari, Finland

  • Sun
    08
    Sep
    2019
    Sun
    15
    Sep
    2019

    Meren päällä ohuempaa
    Bravade Recorder Quartet
    Concert tour in Japan (organized by Tempo Primo Japan)

    08 September, Musashino Cultural Foundation, Tokio
    10 September, Kugenuma
    12 September, Edogawa Gakuen
    13 September, Bunka Gakuen, Nagoya
    14 September, Munetsugu Hall, Nagoya
    15 September Shunan Bunka Hall, Yamaguchi