© 2018 Timo Hietala | timo@timohietala.com 

ORCHESTRAL & CHAMBER, SELECTED WORKS

 

COMPOSER

 

ORCHESTRAL WORKS

 

2014 GIFU 

For soloclarinet and 29 chamber windorchestra

SISU brass&wind orchestra

 

2013 HIP 

Concerto for bassclarinet and chamber orchestra

Heikki Nikula & Avanti Chamber orchestra

 

2008-2009 PlayPlayPlay 

For sax soloist&29 players Dave Liebmann saxes & Ensemble Intercontemporain /Paris

Commissioned by Ensemble Intercontemporain cond. Susanna Mälkki

 

2007 Pommaripoika (Pommari-boy)

For improvisational vocals and large orchestra

Heikki Laitinen vocals with Sibelius Academy 125 years orchestra cond. Leif Segerstam

 

2007 On Yksinkertaisuus 

For sax soloist & large brass and woodwind orchestra with contrabasses &5 percussions

Jukka Perko with Sibelius-Academy 125 years orchestra cond. Leif Segerstam

 

2005 Bird Brothers

For sax soloist & solo violin,contrabass,2 perc.& large string orchestra

Jukka Perko Avanti Chamber Orchestra cond. John Storgårds

 

2003 Skritch Scratch

For large orchestra

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra cond. John Storgårds

 

2003 Kletzmer Ballad 

For solo clarinet and large orchestra

Kari Kriikku clarinet Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra cond. John Storgårds

 

2003 Skateboard Concerto

For solo percussions and large orchestra

Sami Koskela percussion Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra cond. John Storgårds

 

2000 Gangsterin ruumiinavaus (Obducted Gangster)

For big band and large orchestra

UMO Jazz Orchestra touring with different finnish orchestras. cond. Atso Almila&Markku Johansson

Radio production with Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra & UMO Big Band 

 

1999 Irish Coffee

For 6 female singers,4 wind and brass players,4 percussion players, accordion, harp, strings

Comissioned for recording by british producer Richard Hodkinson

 

1998 Lunnin Tango

For solo bass clarinet and chamber orchestra

Heikki Nikula bass clarinet The Chamber Orchestra of Lapland cond. John Storgårds 

 

1996 Who is free in this world? 

For large orchestra with wind,brass&percussion players,improvisational ensemble and an actor

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra with Free Okapi ensemble cond. John Storgårds

 

1995 Mio poikani Mio (Mio min Mio)

For narrator and large orchestra

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra cond. Sakari Oramo, narrator Susanna Haavisto

text based on the book by Astrid Lindgren 

 

1994 Paistetut urut (The Fried Organ) 

For Hammond B3 organ and large orchestra

Jouko Laivuori organs& Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra cond. Atso Almila

 

1992 Viluinen Pingviini (Cold Penguine)

For solo bassclarinet and large orchestra

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra cond. Sakari Oramo

CHAMBER MUSIC

 

2010 Great Mistakes

For violin, cello and piano. Commissioned by Tuusulanjärvi ChamberMusicFestivals

Pekka Kuusisto, Markus Hohti & Joonas Ahonen 

 

2008 World Trumpeting 

For trumpet solo & tape. Commissioned by Pasi Pirinen with Finnish Library grant 

 

2005 Cinemania

For large clarinet choir. Commissioned by the Finnish Clarinet Society 

 

2004 D#Abster 

For double bass and percussions.Commissioned by the Time of Music festival

 

2003 Musta sydän yhtä punainen kuin valkoinen (Black heart as red as white) 

For solo bassclarinet 

 

2001 Pieniä monotonisia lauluja (Small monotonic songs)

For Topi Lehtipuu & Battalia, large early music ensemble.Text Hans Magnus Enzensberger

 

2000 Noita joka halusi oppia laulamaan (Witch who wanted to learn to sing)

For wind quintet and singing narrator

Comissioned by the Kanneltalo/ Helsinki. Text by Hannele Huovi

Kerberos Wind Quintet Petri Alanko flute, Jorma Valjakka oboe, Kari Kriikku clarinet, Jussi Särkkä bassoon, Esa Tapani horn, Kristiina Elstelä narrator 

 

1998 Last Two Lamantines 

For 2 bassclarinets 

Kari Kriikku and Heikki Nikula with the funds by the Society of Finnish Composers

 

1995 Hikka 

For double bass and percussion

TomTom Duo with the funds by the Sibelius Foundation

 

1995 Strutsi

For bass clarinet, 2 percussion players and live electronics

Commissioned by the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE

Heikki Nikula bass clarinet, Riku Niemi and Tapio Aaltonen percussion, Juhani Liimatainen electronics

Finnish representant in the UNESCO Rostrum, Wien 1995

 

1993 Seitsemän Saxspermanenttia 

Suite in 7 parts for saxophone quartet and ethnic samples

Saxperiment Saxophone Quartet/ recording for YLE/Radiomafia

 

1993 Snore no more 

For tuba with vocals and percussion player

 

1991 Baronity

For saxophone quartet and string quartet

Saxperiment Saxophone Quartet and Kerava String Quartet

 

1991 Ugrigriots

Suite in 10 parts for saxsoloist with jazz and percussion ensemble

Pentti Lahti saxsoloist/Jazz ensemble and Senegalese percussion ensemble.recording for YLE

OPERA

 

2017 SchoolOpera

Comissioned by Finnish National Opera

 

MUSIC FOR CHOIR

 

1990 Kädet (Hands)

For mixed choir. Comissioned by Dominate Choir. text by Pentti Saarikoski

 

MUSIC FOR BIG BAND

 

2012 You`re Darn Tootin` Umo Big Band in Silent Movies

2006 United Inuits Umo Big Band Musica Nova festivals

2006 Dear Lord Kitchener Umo Big Band Musica Nova festivals

2004 Arktinen Hysteria (Arctic Hysterism) Jukka Perko & Viapori Big Band 

2000 Baby Bass Scandinavian Salsa Big Band Jyväskylä Summer Festivals

1998 God Bless Young Lovers for Umo Big Band

1992 No Molesta

1991 Mambo Collection

1990 Cha Cha Rock Pachanga Pop  Commissioned by LUSES 

1990 Mörk(Dark) Commissioned by the Pop Jazz Conservatory for Pori Jazz Festivals

1989 Banaania ja sinappia (Banana with Mustard) Commissioned by the Pop Jazz Conservatory

1988 Aappe Bailar Bomba

1988 Kauanko kestää guaguanco? (How Long Does the Guaguanco Take?)

1987 Cool Cover Girls

1986 Batman goes to Africa1-2 recording for the Finnish Broadcasting CompanyYLE

ARRANGER / SELECTED WORKS

2018  Ismo Alanko & Tampere Filharmonic Orchestra

for soloist and large orchestra. 3 arragements

2014  Game Concert with Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

for large orchestra. Helsinki Festivals 2014

2012  Ismo Alanko & Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

for soloist and large orchestra. 2 arragements

2012/2013/2014/2015  OP Pohjola double string quartet & ensemble

arrangements for three concerts featuring Karita Mattila, Lilli Paasikivi,

Ismo Alanko, Emma Salokoski, Erin, Tommy Lindgren, Kimmo Pohjonen

2011  Karita Mattila ja Turku Filharmonic Orchestra. "Viva la Diva"

for soprano soloist and large orchestra. 4 arragements

2008  Esa-Pekka Salonen 50-years anniversary concert

"Dance of Joy"  for solo clarinet and large orchestra 

Kari Kriikku & Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra cond. Esa-Pekka Salonen

2007  Sibelius Academy 125-years anniversary concert

Siba 125 Maailma 007 (Sibelius-Academy 125 World 007)
for soloists and large orchestra cond. Leif Segerstam Sibelius-Academy 125 years orchestra
collache with 5 excerpts from Timo Hietala`s earlier works.2 original compositions.5 arragements.
soloist&guest artists:Liisa Pohjola,Erkki Rautio,Jukka Perko,Mari Palo,Heikki Laitinen,Anna-Mari Kähärä,Kari Kriikku,Mongo Aaltonen,Sami Koskela,Tuure Koski,Kirmo Lintinen.

2006  Tuomari Nurmio & Umo Big Band

16 arragements for Big Band
Tuomari Nurmio vocals guests:Tuukka Haapamäki, Jouni Kannisto,Aija Puurtinen,Sami Kuoppamäki,Olavi Louhivuori,Mamba Assefa. Umofest& Helsinki Festivals

2006  Firn di Mekhutonim/Fun Taschlach/Nomada

3 arragements for Doina Kletzmer & Arctic Hystery Woodwind Quintet
Korsholma Festivals

2003  School TV 40 years celebration concert "Music and Sports"

for soloist and large orchestra 

Soloists: Topi Lehtipuu,Kari Kriikku,Mari Palo Iiro Rantala,Jouko Laivuori,Petri Alanko,Sami Koskela

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. John Storgårds

2003  Global Balalaika Show

12 Big Band arragements for UMO horn section
for Leningrad Cowboys Band with soloist Wild Magnolias,Johanna Rusanen,Juan de la Cruz Antomarchi"Coto",Yamar Thiam&The Galaxy
Lord Mayor's Popular Concert Helsinki Festivals Senaatintori

2002  Umo Big Band & HBTB (Honey B&T-Bones)

6 arragements for UMO Big Band
Umo with Aija Puurtinen,Esa Kuloniemi,Sami Koskela,Timo Hietala & Toni Porthen

2001  Finland`s Indipendence Concert  

for tenor and large orchestra

Tapiola Sinfonetta & Raimo Sirkiä

1996  Tango Oratory

2 arragements for large orchestra

by M.A.Nmminen.performed by Avanti Chamber Orchestra & Raimo Sirkiä
Helsinki Festivals Huvilateltta

 

 

HUMPPAVANTI / AVANTI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

 

2001-2012 HumppAvanti Repertoire

over 100 arragements for 13-players 

independent group inside Avanti Chamber Orchestra featuring:

John Storgårds, Kari Kriikku, Heikki Nikula, Pasi Pirinen, Valtteri Malmivirta, Petri Keskitalo, Seppo Kantonen, Timo Hietala. Timo Ahtinen, Sami Kuoppamäki, Mongo Aaltonen, Sami Koskela ja Juhani Liimatainen
soloists&guest artists: Matti Salminen,Topi Lehtipuu,Markus Allan,Kati Outinen,Nylon Beat,Aija Puurtinen,Esa Kuloniemi,Vilho Vartiainen,Tuomari Nurmio,Jukka Perko,Marko Putkonen,Petteri Salomaa,Leif Segerstam, Asa, JukkaPoika, Raappana, Marco Hietala, Juha Uusitalo,Martti Suosalo,

Petri Bäcström, Hannu-Pekka Björkman,Rea Mauranen,Mariska,Dave Liebmann, Vieno Kekkonen  M.A Numminen etc.

 

Selected performances: 

 

2001 Helsinki Festivals Huvilateltta 

2002/2004/2009/2012 Avanti Festivals Porvoo Suvisoitto 

2004 Joroinen Festivals

2005 Kaustinen FolkFestivals

2012 Helsinki Senaatintori 

2014 Oslo Norway / Nordic Music Days

2016 Köln

2016 Peking