ORCHESTRA

Fp = first performance, Fbp = first broadcasted performance, CD = published recording

Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra    2019 – 2020    22 min.
Luovat kysymykset – Creative Questions 
2222 / 22– / ti 2 perc / 2p solo / strings
I    Kosmos – Cosmos
II   Merten syvyydet – The Depths of the Seas
III  Oivallusten avaamat maailmat ja uudet kysymykset – New Worlds and Questions Opened by Insights
Commissioned by Pauli Kari for Piano Duo Con Fuego

Sinuhe – Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra   2018 – 2020   24 min.
2222 / 4221 / ti 2 perc / db-solo / strings
I   Niin on ollut ja niin on aina oleva – So There Has Ever Been and Ever Will Be
9/8  Kaislavene – Reed Boat
Cadenza:  Sinuhe. Hän, joka on yksinäinen – Sinuhe, He Who is Lonely
II   Ekhnaton. Hän, joka halusi elää totuudesta – Akhenaten, He Who Wanted to Live from Truth
III  Horemheb. Haukan poika – Horemheb, Son of a Hawk
Requested by Mikko Multamäki (principal bass in Turku Philharmonic Orchestra)

Concerto for Viola and Orchestra   2017 – 2018   25 min.   Audio
2222 / 22-1 / 2 perc / vla-solo / strings    Score sample
Commissioned by Oleg Larionov with the support by Teosto Foundation and Sibelius Foundation
Fp: November 14, 2019, Kuusankoski Hall
Fbp: November 15, 2019, Kotka Concert Hall
IV International Uuno Klami Composition Competition
Kymi Sinfonietta conducted by Olari Elts, soloist: Oleg Larionov
Awarded the Prize of Kotka City Broadcasting by YLE1
The whole concert can be listened until 15th November 2020.
Concerto starts at 01:49:47 Listen

Kiiruhdin kaukaa (I Rushed from Faraway)     2018     6 min.
2222 / 4331 / timp. / 1 perc / hrp / p / el.gtr / b.gtr / dr    Score
Fp: Vantaa Pops Orchestra / Nick Davies
September 17th 2018, Culture House Martinus, Vantaa, Finland

Symphony no 5 Ajelehtivat mantereet – Drifting Continents      2016 – 2017    24 min.   
2222 / 22-1 / 1 perc / strings     Score
Composed with the support of Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
I    Rodinia (supercontinent)
II   Mirovia (superocean)
III Panthalassa Blues (superocean)
IV  Pangaea (supercontinent)
Fp: Joensuu City Orchestra / Michael Seal
25th April 2018, Kuhmo Arts Centre, Kuhmo, Finland
26th April 2018, Carelia Hall, Joensuu, Finland

Symphony no 4 Voimien vihjeet – Intimations of Forces      2013 – 2015    20 min.
2222 / 4221 / 2 perc / strings    Score    Audio
I    Kiehuva savi – Maa / Boiling Clay – Earth
II   Vellova meri -Vesi / Surging Sea – Water
III Kieppuva tuuli – Ilma / Whirling Wind – Air
IV  Ailahteleva mieli – Ihminen / Volatile Mind – Human
Composed with the support of The Finnish Cultural Foundation
Fp: Turku Philharmonic Orchestra / Risto Joost, September 25th 2015, Turku, Finland Broadcasting by YLE1

Samaan aikaan toisaalla – At the Same Time Elswhere    2012    12 min.
A cowork with three other composers
(1,1,1,1 – 1,0,0,0 – strings: 1,1,1,1,1)
Fp: Seinäjoki City Orchestra / Tuomas Rousi Seinäjoki-Hall, 15 th November 2012
Fbp: 20th February 2013, Seinäjoki City Orchestra / Tuomas Rousi Sibelius Museum, Turku, YLE 1

Kaksi tapaa lähteä ja palata – Two Ways to Leave and Return    2011    17 min.
1121 / 111- / 2 perc / p / strings: 11111 Score
I     One Way to Leave and Return           Audio
II    Another Way to Leave and Return    Audio
Commissioned by New Paths in Music Festival Commission supported by Teosto Foundation
Fp: The New Paths Chamber Ensemble / David Alan Miller
New Paths in Music Festival, June 21, 2012,
Elebash Recital Hall, Manhattan, New York, USA

Roihu – Flare    2007 / 2008    13 min.
3333 / 4331 / timp, 3 perc / strings     Score
Orchestrated from “Incandescence”

Symphony no 3 “Forms of Opinion”   2003 – 2004 / 2007 – 2008    23 min.
Version for full orchestra: 3333 / 4331 / timp, 2 perc / strings           Audio    Score
Version for smaller orchestra: 2222 / 22-1 / 2 perc (incl. timp) / strings         
Score
I     Solid Opinion Video
II    Liquid Opinion
III   Steamy Opinion
IV   Mediation
Fp (full orch.): Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, / Petri Sakari
September 8th and 9th 2011, Turku, Finland
Fp (smaller orch.): Joensuu City Orchestra, / Michael Seal April 23rd 2015, Joensuu, Finland

Hehku – Incandescence   2007    10 min.      Score
fantasy for string orchestra no 4 (see String Quartet no 3)

Perhealbumi – Family Album   2007     16 min.       Score
I     Allegro – tempo rubato – presto
II    Lento
III   Allegro
IV   Andante – Nostalgia
Version B: for string orchestra (see String Quartet no 2)

Kun halkeamat ilmaantuvat – When the Cracks Appear    2004 / 2005    8 min.
Fantasy for string orchestra no 3 (43221)      Score

Solid Opinion    2003 – 2004    14 min.        Video        Score
3333 / 4331 / timp, 2 perc / strings
First movement of Symphony no 3
Fp: The Serbian Radio and Television Orchestra / Bojan Sudic 22.11.2008, Belgrad, Serbia

Concerto for Flute and String Orchestra
Tuulessa – In the Wind    
2003    14 min.      Score
I   Andante                                 Spotify         SoundCloud
II   Presto – andante – presto    Spotify         SoundCloud
Commissioned by the Finnish Flute Association
Special prize (among top four) in the international EPIC MUSIC composition prize, Italy 2005
Fp: Ilari Lehtinen: flute, Turku Chamber Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
11.5.2005, Turku, Finland
CD: “Pertti Jalava – In the Wind” (Alba: ABCD 232)
Ilari Lehtinen: flute, Tampere Raw, cond. Ari Angervo

Haavat – Wounds    2002 / 2003    15 min.   Score
Version A: 3,3,3,3 / 4,3,3,1 / timp. 3 perc / strings
Versio C: 2,2,2,2 / 2,1,1,1 / 3 perc. / strings

Pinta – Surface    2002    12 min.     Spotify      SoundCloud       Video
Fantasy for string orchestra no 2  (43221)     Score
Fbp: Turku Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra, cond. Juha Kangas,
40th anniversary concert of the Turku Conservatoire, 16.11.2002, Turku
Finland 3rd prize in the Nordic composition competition of the Turku Conservatoire Broadcasted by YLE 1
CD: “Pertti Jalava – In the Wind” (Alba: ABCD 232) Tampere Raw, cond. Ari Angervo

Concerto for Piano, Flute and String Orchestra     (43221)    2001    25 min.       Score
I     Allegro                                   Spotify    SoundCloud
Interlude                              
Spotify    SoundCloud
II    Adagio                                   Spotify    SoundCloud
III   Presto – andante – presto   Spotify    SoundCloud
Fbp: Liisa Pohjola: piano, Ilari Lehtinen: flute, Turku Chamber Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
April 14, 2002, Turku, Finland, Broadcasted by YLE 1
CD: “Pertti Jalava – In the Wind” (Alba: ABCD 232)
Tuomas Turriago: piano, Ilari Lehtinen: flute, Tampere Raw, cond. Ari Angervo

Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra     (43221)    2001    23 min.       Score
I     Allegro
II    Adagio
III   Presto – andante – presto
Fp: Terhi Jääskeläinen: piano, Mikkeli City Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
January 24, 2002, Mikkeli, Finland

Tuulenpesä – Nest of Wind   2000 / 2001    10 min.       Score
Version C: flute, 2 percussionists and string orchestra
Fbp: Ilari Lehtinen: flute, Toni Hietala and Harri Lehtinen: percussion,
Turku Chamber Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
April 14, 2002, Turku, Finland, Broadcasted by YLE 1

Round Goes the Gossip    1997 / 2001    14 min.
version B: 2 percussionists and orchestra 2221/211-/strings       Score
version C: 2 percussionists and chamber orchestra  1,1,1,1 / 1,-,-,- / str       Score

A Top Secret pas de deux  1996 / 2001    12 min.       Score
version B: 2 percussionists and string orchestra

Kuin huokaus – Like a Sigh     1999    10 min.      Spotify    SoundCloud   Score Fantasy for string orchestra no 1  (43221)
Fp: Mikkeli City Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
February 2.2000, Mikkeli, Finland
Fbp: Turku Chamber Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
April 14, 2002, Turku, Finland, Broadcasted by YLE 1
CD: “Pertti Jalava – In the Wind” (Alba: ABCD 232) Tampere Raw, cond. Ari Angervo

Symphony no 2    1996-99    37 min.             Score
3333 / 4331 / timp. 3 perc / strings
I     Allegretto    Audio
II    Passacaglia  (attacca)
III   Presto agitato – con moto – adagio           Audio
Fp: Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Rudolph Werthen
March 10th and 11th, 2005, Turku, Finland

Symphony No. 1 Puuttuva lapsi – The Missing Child   1994-95    27 min.
2222 / 4231 / timp. 3 perc / strings     Score    Audio
Dedicated to all couples who remain childless against their will
I     Andante – allegretto
II    Adagio
III   Allegro con brio
IV   Andante sostenuto
Fp: Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Pertti Pekkanen
September 17, 1995, Turku, Finland