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Summer 2016 Highlights

Saariaho concert unter the brilliant Robert Spano and the expanded Aspen Chmaber Orchestra (also pictured, left, flutist Mark Sparks). Followed by hiking in the Rockies!                     Before that: Peter Sellars' OJAI! … Continue reading

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Update 2015

2015 began with concerts and readings in Paris and Berlin to launch Vol. 5 of the journal Music & Literature, followed by concerts at the Delank Gallery in Berlin and in a wonderful concert hall in Kuopio, Finland. In between … Continue reading

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Lyon, March 29, 2014

Distant Mirrors, Garden of Dreams Camilla Hoitenga plays in an extraordinary performance – live from Lyon and simultaneously happening in New York! Le Jardin des Songes is an interactive visual and musical installation to be presented by Le Musées Gadagne at … Continue reading

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Clermont-Ferrand, February 14, 2014

Camilla Hoitenga plays two French Premieres of works by Kaija Saariaho La Comédie, Clermont-Ferrand's national theatre, dedicates a concert of its music seasaon to Kaija Saariaho. Under the title Music for the Rothko Chapel, the program presents works by Ravel, … Continue reading

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August in Stockholm

European premiere of Sombre by Kaija Saariaho on August 23 in the Berwaldhallen with Danny Belcher, Markus Leoson, Lisa Viguier, Ulla Ryman Rehearsal photos:

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July in Finland….

Next up: Concerts and teaching in Savonlinna and in Kuhmo for the Chamber Music Festival! (See the photos on Kuhmo’s website!)

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Estonian Composers Festival in Tartu, Estonia

Flutists Camilla Hoitenga and Monika Mathiesen premiered Galina Grigorjeva‘s Antiphon for two flutes on a program with flute music by Kaija Saariaho and Helena Tulve, and music with chorus sung by Vox Clamantis.

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Beijing Modern Music Festival

May 18, 2013 in the spectacular Performing Arts Center in Beijing. The concert was the Chinese premiere of Kaija Saariaho‘s flute concerto Aile du Songe with the Shenzen Symphony Orchestra. Rehearsals were in Shenzen, partners for the concert were Robert … Continue reading

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Concert update….

The highlight in March was presenting American classics at the German flute convention in Freiburg. With Cordula Hacke on piano, we played Copland’s Duo, Roy Harris‘ Lyric Study, a movement from Charles Wuorinen‘s Sonata, and one from Eldin Burton‘s Sonatina. … Continue reading

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February 2013

Premiere of Kaija Saariaho’s SOMBRE for bass flute, baritone, harp, percussion and contrabass February 23 and 24 at the Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas This amazing piece was inspired by the chapel itself and by three of Ezra Pound’s late … Continue reading

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