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Emil Holmström has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and ensemble keyboard player throughout Europe, the Americas, Japan, and Australia. He appears frequently at Finnish music festivals and concert series and has been a featured soloist with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Lapland Chamber Orchestra, and the Lahti Symphony Orchestra. An ardent champion of new music, Holmström is a member Finnish groups defunensemble, the Uusinta Ensemble, and the Tristero Piano Trio, and plays as a regular guest with the Avanti! Chamber Orchestra. He has worked as a recording artist for Alba Records and the Finnish Broadcasting Company, and made numerous world premiere recordings. He runs the Ristiveto Collective, which specializes in performing late 19th-century music on period instruments.

News and

upcoming performances

The album Robert Schumann: The Violin Sonatas by Duo Maalismaa-Holmström was released in February 12th by Alba Records. You can listen to it on Spotify or purchase it from Alba

The concert series Helsinki - Bösendorfer - 1880 will start on September 24th

More info on this site and Facebook

The album Immediate Music 2 with Olavi Louhivuori and Joonas Ahonen will be released really soon...

Highlights of the autumn

12.-13.9. Schumann & Schumann with Tapiola Sinfonietta,

Espoo Cultural Center

September 12th at Ca. 21:00 with Susanne Helasvuo and Janne Aalto

Clara Schumann: Trio, op. 17


September 13th Ca. 21:00 with Tuuli Lindeberg

Clara Schumann: Selection of Lieder from opp. 12 and 13

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24.9. Helsinki - Bösendorfer - 1880: Schubert the Virtuoso,

Angelicum Hall at 19:00

with Niamh McKenna, Eriikka Maalismaa and Mirka Viitala

Franz Schubert: Trockne Blumen Variations, D.802

Franz Schubert: Fantasy in f minor for piano four hands, op. 103

Franz Schubert: Fantasy in C-dur for violin and piano, D.934

1.10. Projektina Mozart 2,

Rehearsal Hall Paavo, Helsinki Music Center at 19:00

Viitala & Holmström Piano Duo

W.A. Mozart: Andante and Variations in G major, K. 501

G. Crumb: Makrokosmos IV (Celestial Mechanics)

W.A. Mozart: Ein Orgelstück für eine Uhr, K. 608

W.A. Mozart: Sonata in F major, K. 497

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16.10. FRSO-festival – Sound and Fury,

Helsinki Music Center at 19:00

with amongst others Magnus Lindberg, Jouko Laivuori, Joonas Ahonen and Hannu Lintu

Magnus Lindberg: Related Rocks
Igor Stravinsky: Les Noces

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20.10. Lilli Maijala, Emil Holmström and Arpeggione,

Klassinen Hietsu Concert Series, Hietsun Paviljonki, Helsinki at 15:00

with Lilli Maijala, viola

Magnus Lindberg: Acequia Madre

Rebecca Clarke: Viola Sonata

Franz Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata

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12.11. Helsinki - Bösendorfer - 1880: Gustav4 and the Scandinaivian Perspective,

Angelicum Hall at 19:00

with Eriikka Maalismaa, Emma Nyman and Johannes Rostamo

Joachim Eggert (1779-1813): Piano Quartet, op. 4

Elfrida Andrée: Piano Quartet (1865)

Robert Schumann: Piano Quartet, op. 47

10.12. Helsinki - Bösendorfer - 1880: Lieder by Clara and Robert Schumann

Angelicum Hall at 19:00

with Tuuli Lindeberg, soprano

Clara Schumann: Clara Schuman: Selection of Lieder from opp. 12 and 13

Robert Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op.111

Robert Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben, Op. 42

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