January 5, 2018 – Paris: Tribute to Jean-Baptiste Barriere (
(Crossing the Blind Forest, Solo for bass flute/piccolo with live electronics and video)
January 23, 25, 27 // February 1,4,7, 2018 – Paris: Reprise of the Kaija Saariaho opera „Only the Sound Remains“  at the Garnier, Peter Sellars directing ()  featuring Philippe Jaroussky (Counter Tenor) und Davóne Tines (Baritone) and Nora Kimball (dancer) on stage, and a LOT of flute (and kantele, string quartet, percussion and chor) in the (visible) pit.
February 13 – March 1, 2018 –  USA: tour with Stockhausen POLES & Manion Memorial  with Taaiv Kerikmäe, Serge synthesizer/piano
February 16, 2018 –  St.Cloud, MN POLES
February 17, 2018 –  St.Paul, MN Studio Z POLES
February 20, 2018 –  Dekalb, IL Northern Illinois University concert 
February 21, 2018 –  Allendale, MI Grand Valley State University, 3-4pm flute seminar, 4-5pm composers workshop
February 22, 2018 –  Allendale, MI Grand Valley State University, 7:30 concert Spectral Reflections, with Taavi Kerikmäe, piano
February 24, 2018 – ?Grand Rapids, MI Calvin College, Michael Manion tribute concert
February 26, 2018 –  Elmhurst, Illinois, Flute master class with students of Jennie Oh Brown
February 27, 2018 –  Urbana, Il, University of Illinois, 4 -5:20 Composers Forum
March 24 – 29, 2018, concert March 28 – Kuopio, Finland: Rochus Flute Ensemble as guest in the Kuopio Conservatory 

March 31 – April 1, 2018  –  Marseilles: Recording visual concerts of Barrière & Saariaho 
April 12, 2018  –  Nantes: Visual concert with Raphaele Kennedy, soprano
April 13, 15, 2018  –  Angers: Saariaho Concerto „Aile du songe“ , Clement Mao-Takacs, conducting
April 17, 18, 2018  Nantes: Saariaho Concerto „Aile du songe“ , Clement Mao-Takacs, conducting (April 17, 18)

June 24, 2018 –  JAPAN: Kyoto; Akira KOBAYASHI Flute concerto at Clumusica Festival (June 24)

HUNGARY: Budapest, Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation,  workshop 30 September 30  – October 6 
SPAIN: Madrid Reprise of the Kaija Saariaho opera „Only the Sound Remains“ (October)
New York Reprise of the Kaija Saariaho opera „Only the Sound Remains“ (November)
GREAT BRITAIN: Huddersfield Festival POLES with Taavi Kerikmäe (November)


February 11, 2017 — Paris, France Présences 2017 Rencontre avec Kaija Saariaho with Eija Kankaanranta, kantele

February 18, 2017 — Paris, France Présences 2017 Kaija Saariaho: World premiere of Light Still and Moving for flute and kantele, plus Terrestre and Sombre, with Davóne Tines, baryton; Eija Kankaanranta, kantele; Xavier de Maistre, harpe; Lyodoh Kaneko, violon; Oana Marchand, violoncelle; Florentin Ginot, contrebasse;Florent Jodelet, percussions

March 26, 2017 — Geneva, Switzerland (tba)

April 12, 15, 22, 27, 29 — Helsinki, Finland Opera Only the Sound Remains

May 4, 2017 — Cologne, Germany Kunst-Station St. Peter Solo Concert: Language, Voice and Music

May 6, 2017 – Prague, Czech Republic EchoFlux Festival Solo concert

May 27, 2017 — Cologne, Germany Bios–Inn FlötenTag mit 1. F(löten) C(hor) Rochus & Flautonos (Kuopio, FI)

June 21, 2017 — Cologne, Germany Romanischer Sommer Music for Flute and Kantele with Eija Kankaanranta

July 9, 2017 — Hong Kong World Harp Congress Duos by Sandred & Saariaho with Héloïse Dautry

October 13-14, 2017 — Minneapolis, MN The Curious Way: Graphic Scores 1977-2017 by David Means

November 11 & 14, 2017 — Helsinki, Finland Duo concerts with Eija Kankaanranta


January 17 – February 6, 2016 Residency at CMMAS, Morelia, Mexico with Taavi Kerikmäe, modular (Serge) synthesizer                

January 29, 2016 presentation of music of TULVE, HOITENGA/KERIKMÄE, STOCKHAUSEN

February 13 – 14, 2016 Tallin, Estonia HELIjaKEEL Musik of SAARIAHO, PÄRT, REINVERE, TULVE

February 20. 2016 Münster, Germany Festival KLANGZEIT Premieres of music by SANCHEZ-VERDÚ, MITTMANN

March 15, 19, 22, 24, 27, 29, 2016 Amsterdam, NL National Opera and Ballet New opera by KAIJA SAARIAHO "Only the Sound Remains"

May 20, 2016 Schwetzingen, Germany Schwetzinger Festspiele Portrait KAIJA SAARIAHO

June 10 – 14, 2016 Ojai, CA OJAI FESTIVAL, Peter Sellars director

June 26 – August 2, 2016 Bāstad, Sweden Båstad Kammarmusik Music by HINDEMTIH, CASTELNUEVO-TEDESCO, STAERN, SCHULHOFF, SAARIAHO, KURTAG…

August 5, 2016 Aspen, CO Aspen Music Festival — Concerto with Robert Spano conducting the Aspen Chamber Symphony
SAARIAHO–Aile du songe

September 28, 2016 Klaipeda, Lithuania  MUSIC OF CHANGES CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Music for flutes, flute and electronics, flute and percussion with NORBERT KRÄMER, Percussion

Octoboer 1, 2016 St. Michael, Köln ART & AMEN Music for flutes in the presence of paintings by MUTSUMI OKADA

October 27 – 30, 2016 Recife, Brazil Virtuosi Program T.B.A.

November 15, 2016 Stadgarten, Köln REIHE M  Portrait MICHAEL MANION (1952 – 2012) Camilla Hoitenga, flutes, Taavi Kerikmäe, Serge Synthesizer, Piano

December 10 – 11 2016 Montpellier, France Conservatory Master Classes & Concert with TRIO DAUTRY, Héloïse Dautry, Harp, Antoine Dautry, viola  Program includes World Premiere of ANDREAS WAGNER's Wüstenfarbe for Flute, Harp & Viola

December 26, 2016 Rochus-Kirche, Köln W.A. MOZART  Missa in d-Moll“  KV 65  „Ave verum“, Ch. STANFORD „O be joyful“



OCT 6 Buffalo

OCT 15 Seattle  8:00 p.m.

OCT 22 Albuquerque
Master class

OCT 28 Berkeley 12:15 p.m.
OCT 28 Berkeley 8:00 p.m.

OCT 29 Stanford

NOV 3 San Diego 7:00 p.m.

NOV 7 UCLA 8:00 p.m.

NOV 8 UCLA 7:00 p.m.

NOV 14 Louisville

NOV 19 AL AIN, EMIRATES –Recital, East meets West




November 28, 8 p.m. Morelia, Mexico & November 29, Mexico City Bellas Artes
Kaija Saariaho concerto Aile du songe with the Mexican National Symphony Orchestra


November 20, 8 p.m. New York City: Scandinavian House,  Concert & Readings
Event for the launching of Volume 5 of the journal Music & Literature, featuring composer Kaija Saariaho and writers Stig Sæterbakken and Can Xue.


November 10, 5 p.m. Allendale: Grand Valley State University Performing Arts Center, Masterclass
Performances by students of Vasks Landscape with Birds, Varèse Density 21.5, Takemitsu Itinerant, Berio Sequenza, Messaien Merle Noir, Clarke Zoom Tube, plus tips for composers


November 9, 4 p.m. Allendale: Grand Valley State University Performing Arts Center, Solo Recital
Zack Browning Network Slammer, Yasutaki Inamori Mumbling Flute (US premiere), Kaija Saairaho Dolce Tormento, J.S.Bach/Sciarrino Toccata & Fugue in d minor, KenIchiro Kobayashi Taku, Hilda Paredes Chaczidzib, Benjamin Broening Twilight Shift

November 7, Grand Rapids: Crowe Horwath Great Eras Series
CPE Bach – d minor concerto, with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra, John Varineau, cond.
Grand Rapids, Michigan The Classical Concert


September 22 – 28, Trondheim: Trondheim Chamber Music Festival
The Solo and Chamber Music of Kaija Saariaho with workshops , including the Norwegian premiere of SOMBRE
Trondheim, Norway Trondheim Chamber Music Festival


August 24, Palamuse: Festival

Kobayashi, Raimo Kangro, Helena Tulve (world premiere of "sinna otsima teed tagasi" for mezzo soprano, flute (alto & bass flutes) and string quartet

Palamuse, Estonia, Festival


August 9, Chicago: Soundscapes

The Solo Music of Kaija Saariaho: Laconisme de l'aile (flute), Couleurs du vent (alto flute), Dolce Tormento (piccolo)

Chicago, Illinois, National Flute Association convention


July 3, Berlin: Finnissage, Wechselspiel

Kobayashi, Stockhausen, improvisations

Berlin, Germany, Galerie Claudia Delank


June 28, Lübeck: Spectral Reflections

Messiaen, Debussy, Saariaho (Premiere), Murail, Tulve (German premiere)
with Taavi Kerikmaee, piano
Lübeck, Germany, Kolosseum

April 15 – Master Class
Host, Clarence Barlow
Santa Barbara, CA University of Southern California

April 14 – Master Class
Host, Anne LeBaron and Rachel Rudich
Los Angeles, CA Mills College

April 12-13, Los Angeles: Anne LeBaron, Portrait Concerts
Anne LeBaron: Sachamam for alto flute and recorded sound
Transfiguration for soprano (Lucy Shelton), flute, harp, percussion
Los Angeles, California, Redcat Theatre in the Walt Disney Concert Hall Complex


April 5, Ittevoort: Adams International Flute Festival 2014
Copland, Foss, Barber, Schoenfeld, Burton
with Cordula Hacke (piano)
Ittevoort, NL, Adams European Flutecentre


April 4 - 6, Ittevoort: Master Class and Workshop
Host, Peter Swinkels
Ittevoort, NL, Adams European Flutecentre

April, 2, Klaipèda: Concert with C.Ph.E. Bach and Dorman
Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach: Konzert in d-moll 
Avner Dorman: Piccolo Concerto
with St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra, Donatus Katkus, conductor


March 29 – Lyon: Jardin des songes
Multimedia installation and concert
Concept and composition, Jean-Baptiste Barriere
Lyon (France), Musées Gadagne, March 29, 2014, 5 and 6 p.m.

February 14 – Clermont Ferrand: Music for the Rothko Chapel
Saariaho: Dolce Tormento for piccolo solo / Tocar for flute and harpn (French Premiere) / Sombre for solo bass flute, baritone, harp, percussion and contrabass (French Premiere)
Debussy: Six épigraphes antiques for flute and harp
together with Heloïse Dautry, harp, and Sombre Ensemble
Clermont-Ferrand (France), Opéra-théâtre, 8:30 p.m.

January 26 – Cologne: Filmfrühstück at Maternushaus
Fauré, Massanet, Bizet, Martin, Hüe

January 25 – Cologne: Private Soirée
Schubert, Bach, Kobayashi, Inamori Yasutaki, Frank Martin, Hüe
with Iris von Zahn, piano

January 22 – Siegen: Bridges Of Sound – Klangbrücken
Carter, Platz, van Buren, Herchenroeder (Premiere)
Siegen, Germany Apollo Theater




(20 October – subbing as 1st flute in the SWR Sinfonieorchester for the closing concert in Donaueschingen Music Days, music by Mantovani, Posadas, Manoury)

7 – 14 November 2013 Bratislava, Slovakia (World Music Days)
Kaija SaariahoAile du songe (with Slovak Philharmonic)
- Sombre (with Quasar)

30 November 2013 Rochuskirche, Cologne, Germany
Wilfried Kaets music to "King of Kings"

1 December Black Box, cuba-cultur, Munster, Germany
Improv concert with pianist Taavi Kerikmaee

7 July 2013 Savonlinna, Finland
excerpts from Telemann's Suite in A minor (with the summer camp senior orchestra)

14 – 27 July 2013 Kuhmo Festival, Finland
Chamber music by Mozart, Prokofiev, Bach, Bizet, Saariaho, Ravel, Respighi, Beethoven…

23 August 2013 Baltic Sea Festival, Stockholm
Kaija Saariaho – SOMBRE for bass flute, voice, percussion, harp and double bass (European Premiere)

6 September 2013 Haus Bertelsmann, Worpswede, Germany
Kaija Saariaho « Couleurs du vent »
Portraitkonzert der finnischen Komponistin und
Malerin Kaija Saariaho zum 60. Geburtstag.
Camilla Hoitenga (Flöten)
Friedrich Gauwerky (Violoncello)

Kaija Saariaho:
“Mirrors” für Flöte. Violoncello, 1997 (1.Fassung)
"Couleurs du vent" für Flöte Solo, 1998
Klaus Huber :
“Ein Hauch von Unzeit“ für Flöte und Violoncello, 1972
“Transpositio ad infinitum” für Violoncello solo, 1976
Kaija Saariaho:
“Mirrors” Flöte und Violoncello, 1997 (2.Fassung)
“Dolce tormento” für Piccolo Flöte, 2004
“Petals” für Violoncello solo, 1988
“Mirrors” für Flöte und Violoncello, 1997 (3. Fassung)

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