Fagerlund wrote new works for the summer
Composer Sebastian Fagerlund's rising career shows also in his the busy performance schedule of his works for this summer. During the summer months, Fagerlud's music will be played in Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, and of course also in Finland.
Already in June, Fagerlund's works have travelled in Lyon, France, as well as in Helsinki, Turku and Heinävesi in Finland. Early July took Fagerlund's music to Nauvo, Finland and West Cork, Ireland, and more performances follow at Crusell Music Festival in Uusikaupunki, Finland in the late July.
The summer's first world premiere for Fagerlund will take place at Delft Chamber Music Festival in the Netherlands on 12 August. The solo bassoon work Woodlands will be played by the prominent bassoonist Bram van Sambeek, who will also be the soloist of Fagerlund's future bassoon concerto. The bassoon concerto is commissioned by three European orchestras and Borletti-Buitoni Trust, and it is scheduled for 2014.
The second world premiere is set in the Loviisa Sibelius Festival in Finland. The duo work will be played by Jan-Erik Gustafsson, cello, and Eldar Nebolsin, piano, on 16 August. The festival will also feature another Fagerlund work, the much played guitar work Kromos.
Fagerlund's summer season ends with a premiere of his Violin concerto in Tampere, Finland, on 6 September. The concerto will be played by violinist Pekka Kuusisto, Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Hannu Lintu.
Merja Hottinen / Music Finland
9 July, 2012