Past events

2016

Concerts

January 30, 3 PM

Steinway Gallery, Helsinki Recital with flutist Johanna Kärkkäinen
Works by Wennäkoski, Saariaho and Debussy

February 5, 4 PM

SKS:n juhlasali, Hallituskatu 1, Helsinki “Muutto unesta uneen. Katoamisia”. An event revolving around the poetry and life of Mirkka Rekola.
Together with flutist Johanna Kärkkäinen, Martin performs Lotta Wennäkoski’s “Ilmakehästä”, inspired by poetry of Mirkka Rekola.
Free entrance. More information here

February 20, 3 PM

Steinway Gallery, Helsinki
“Pasimusic goest Steinway” - Performing solo and four-hand works by composer Pasi Lyytikäinen. More information here

March 6

Berghyddan, Helsinki
Recital with cellist Martta Magdalena Valkeus. Works by Schumann, Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saens, Chopin and others.

March 9

Suistoklubi, Hämeenlinna
Solo recital including Etudes for piano by Debussy, Liszt, Bartok, Ohana and others! More information here

March 20

Helsinki
Private recital - works by Schumann, Medtner and Szymanowski

March 30

Helsinki
Private event, with Jaso Sasaki, violin. Works by Hubay and Grainger

April 24

Bergamo, Italy Solo recital

May 4

Musik i Gryt festival, Sweden
Performing klezmer/balkan music with Babalisk

May 7

Arkadia International Bookshop, Helsinki
“Hullu laulaja” - Songs by Uljas Pulkkis, Strauss and Sibelius with soprano Julia Heeger. Solo piano works by Grainger and Ohana.

May 21

Musiikkitalo - Helsinki Music Centre, Camerata
Lunch-time recital. Beethoven: Kreuzer sonata with Elias Lassfolk, violin

May 23

Musiikkitalo - Helsinki Music Centre, Sonore
Recital with soprano Júlia Heéger - “Onerva songs” by Uljas Pulkkis

May 28

Bergamo, Italy
Private recital

June 2

Mantova, Italy
Mantova Chamber Music Festival
Performing solo piano works by Ivan Fedele, Richard Meale, Bartok and Maurice Ohana.

June 10

Hämeenlinna
Sibelius Center
Solo recital - Works by Medtner, Liszt, Bartok, Richard Meale, Magnus Lindberg, Chopin and Ravel

June 11-17

Raudaskylä
Solo recitals

June 20

Stockholm, Sweden
All Saints Church
Solo recital. Works by Schumann, Szymanowski, Grainger, Richard Meale, Maurice Ohana and Debussy

June 22

Helsinki
Arkadia International Bookshop
Solo recital. Works by Medtner, Liszt, Bartok, Richard Meale, Magnus Lindberg, Chopin and Ravel

July 4-23

Sydney, Australia
Taking part in Sydney International Piano Competition

August 28

Bydgoszcz, Poland
Beethoven 4th piano concerto
With Torun Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Anna Duczmal-Mróz

October 16

Hakasalmen huvila, Helsinki
“The poetic Chopin”

November 6

Kerava Congregation Center
Duo recital with violinist Lea Tuuri.
Program:
Szymanowski - Myths, op. 30
Ravel - Sonate posthume
Debussy - Violin sonata
Satie - Choses Vues a Droite et a gauche (sans lunettes)

November 9

Helsinki Music Center
Duo recital with violinist Lea Tuuri.
Program:
Szymanowski - Myths, op. 30
Ravel - Sonate posthume
Debussy - Violin sonata
Satie - Choses Vues a Droite et a gauche (sans lunettes)

November 12

Finnish National Opera
Duo recital with violinist Lea Tuuri.
Program:
Szymanowski - Myths, op. 30
Ravel - Sonate posthume
Debussy - Violin sonata
Satie - Choses Vues a Droite et a gauche (sans lunettes)

November 15

Helsinki Music Centre
Performing Itzam Zapata’s Piano Concerto in a workshop with Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

November 19

Espoo, Finland
Private recital. Hindemith Sonata for four hands (with Seppo Varho) and Chopin Etudes op 10 nr 7-12.

December 4

Bergamo, Italy
Private recital

December 15

Helsinki Music Center
World premiere of José Luis Gómez Aleixandre’s “Dreaming of a spaceless time…”

Fàtima Boix Cantó, Eb clarinet
Danna Collette Nelson, Bass trombone
Eeva Vaahtoranta, cello
Martin Malmgren, piano
Karl Johann Lattikas and Walter Witick, percussion
Kornilios Michailidis, conductor

December 24

Sastamala, Finland
Christmas concerts with singers Miina-Liisa Värelä and Mari Sorva

2015

February 1

Helsinki, Lunch-time recital
Beethoven
Hammerklavier sonata

February 19

Lahti
Prokofiev: Piano concerto nr 5
Sinfonia Lahti, conducted by Dalia Stasevska

April 5

Helsinki, Lunch-time recital
Music by Debussy, Lindberg and Ligeti

April 15

London, Solo recital
Music by Medtner, Ligeti, Lindberg and Debussy

May 2

Poulenc Sextour
Helsinki

July 8-19

Schlern International Music Festival
Performing music by Szymanowski, Bartok, Medtner, Debussy and Couperin

July-August

Musiikkitalo, Helsinki
Performing as part of the the Sibelius Finland Experience. Daily performances throughout the summer of Sibelius piano music. More information here

August 3-8

Pyynikin pianopäivät

August 21-29

Music at Albignac

September

Arkadia, Helsinki
Solo recital

September 15

Helsinki
Lied concert with Julia Heeger

October 1-4

Main guest artist at Pasimusic Festival.
Masterclasses, solo recitals and other events planned. Program to include the complete Etudes by Debussy, as well as music by Bartok, Szymanowski, Lyytikäinen, Saariaho, Zapata and Vilagi
Kuopio, Northern Savo, Finland

October 8-9

Espoo
Schumann: Introduction and Allegro Appassionato op. 92
Tapiola Sinfonietta

November 12

Oulu
Rachmaninoff: Piano concerto nr 1
Oulu Sinfonia conducted by Ari Rasilainen

November 26

Pori
Performing Nielsen’s 6th Symphony in Hans Abrahamsen’s chamber orchestra arrangement with Pori Sinfonietta

December

Helsinki
Recital with Johanna Kärkkäinen, flute

2014

February 1

Gothenburg, Artisten
Ravel: Concerto for left hand
On tour with SNOA orchestra, conducted by Petri Sakari

February 2

Larvik, Norway
Ravel: Concerto for left hand
On tour with SNOA orchestra, conducted by Petri Sakari

February 4

Bergen, Grieg-hallen
Ravel: Concerto for left hand
On tour with SNOA orchestra, conducted by Petri Sakari

February 19

Huopalahti church, Helsinki
“Kielin, palkein, koskettimin” concert series. Music by Bach, Chopin, Szymanowski and Debussy

February 21

Sibelius Academy Solo recital

February 23

Jyväskylä
First round of the Ilmari Hannikainen Piano Competition. Works by J.S. Bach, CPE Bach, Chopin, Debussy and Szymanowski

February 28

Jyväskylä
Semifinals of the Ilmari Hannikainen Piano Competition. Works by Beethoven, Chopin, Ravel, Berg, Sibelius and Lindberg

March 3

Musiikkitalo, Helsinki
Finnish Radio Orchestra, cond. Hannu Lintu
Performing selections of Sebastian Dumitrescu’s Piano Concerto as a part of a workshop for composition students of the Sibelius Academy

March 6

Jyväskylä
Finals of the Ilmari Hannikainen Piano Competition
Prokofiev Piano concerto nr 5
with Jyväskylä Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ville Matvejeff

The performance can be seen here.

March 17

Sibelius Academy
Beethoven: “Hammerklavier” sonata
Masterclasses with Paavali Jumppanen on Beethoven’s piano sonatas

April 13

Kässän Taidetalo, Lohja
Lied recital with soprano Annami Hylkilä
Music by Lotta Wennäkoski, Jyrki Linjama, Rachmaninov, Szymanowski and Sibelius.

May 23

Helsinki, Arkadia International Bookshop “Daydreams of paneuropanism – The Complete Mazurkas for Piano by Karol Szymanowski, Part 1”

Solo recital with the complete Mazurkas by Karol Szymanowski, as well as mazurkas by composers such as Roman Maciejewski, Paavo Heininen and Frederic Chopin.

More info here

May 30

Helsinki, Arkadia International Bookshop

“Daydreams of paneuropanism – The Complete Mazurkas for Piano by Karol Szymanowski, Part 2”

The second concert of two with the complete Mazurkas by Karol Szymanowski.

June 25

Musik i Midsommar, Stenungsund
Performing solo works by Chabrier, Couperin, Debussy and Ravel, as well as Poulenc’s Sextet together with Blomqvist5.
More info here

July 4

Malmköping, Sweden
Recital with Tobias Ringborg, violin Beethoven Kreuzer sonata, Amanda Maier Violin sonata, Tor Aulin Fyra akvareller More information here

July 30

Tampere Schumann piano quartet, french piano music and much more! With Brusk Zanganeh, Sebastian Silén and Peter Gospodin

July 31

Loviisa Schumann piano quartet, french piano music and much more! With Brusk Zanganeh, Sebastian Silén and Peter Gospodin

August 2-8

Musiikkitalo, Helsinki
Taking part in the Sibelius Finland Experience. Daily performances throughout the summer of Sibelius music. More information here

August 9

Helsinki, Arkadia International Bookshop Solo concert. More information here

August 11

Solo recital at Säfstaholm castle. Works by Couperin, Chabrier, Debussy, Medtner and more. More information here

August 14

Camerata, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki
“Young Summer Artists” concert
Piano works by Couperin, Chabrier, Debussy and Ravel. The concert also includes chamber music, lied and Hindemith’s Kammermusik (‘Klavierkonzert’) op. 36 nr 1, with chamber orchestra conducted by Sasha Mäkilä

September 13

Helsinki, Temppeliaukio church
Prokofiev Piano concerto nr 5
With SE Ensemble conducted by Santtu-Matias Rouvali

September 26

Gothenburg, Sweden
Solo recital

October 25

Släp k:a
Lied Recital with tenor Martin Vanberg

November 5-6

Recording session
Sibelius piano works for YLE (finnish broadcasting company)

November 27

Mikkeli, Martti Talvela-sali Shostakovich Piano Concerto nr 1, with St Michels Strings conducted by Markku Laakso

2013

July 14-26

Martin is participating in the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival as a student in Konstantin Bogino’s class, giving many performances throughout the festival

July 27-August 8

Martin is taking part in Académies Internationales d’été du Grand Nancy, and having been selected as a “Young Soloist” he is giving numerous performances throughout the festival. The program includes Busoni’s Clarinet Concertino, songs by Brahms, as well as solo pieces by Ravel, Beethoven, Chopin and Szymanowski.

September 15

Solo recital at Kässän Taidetalo, Lohja.
“From French baroque to Finnish modernism” - an eclectic 60-minute program including music by Rameau, Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin, Magnus Lindberg, Szymanowski and many others!

September, exact date TBA

Solo recital in Sibelius Academy, Helsinki
“From French baroque to Finnish modernism”

September 27

Solo recital at Allahelgona Church, Stockholm. Concert for the members of “Kammarmusikens vänner”:
http://www.kammarmusikens-vanner.se/
“From French baroque to Finnish modernism”

September 28

Solo recital at Arkadia International Bookshop, Helsinki. “From French baroque to Finnish modernism” More information here:

http://www.arkadiabookshop.fi/saturday-28-9-at-4pm-from-rameau-to-lindberg-a-journey-throughout-the-centuries-by-pianist-martin-malmgren/

October 3

Solo recital in Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Wegelius Hall
“From French baroque to Finnish modernism”

October 5-6

The Ljunggren competition, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Martin is one of 6 selected to take part in a national multi-instrumental competition. The varied program includes Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit, Beethoven piano sonata op 78 as well as shorter works by Chopin, Szymanowski, Couperin, Debussy, Lindberg, Couperin and others.

October 27

Lied recital with Julia Héeger, soprano. Songs by Bartok, Kodaly, Kuula and Pulkkis
Taidekoti Kirpilä, Helsinki

October 29

Babalisk goes klezmer! At Aurora Chamber Music Festival, Vänersborg, Sweden:

November 2

“Tribute to Fritz Kreisler”, recital with violinist Brusk Zanganeh. At Aurora Chamber Music Festival, Vänersborg, Sweden.

November 4

Recording session at the Berwald Hall, Stockholm

November 15

Lunch-time concert in Helsinki Music Centre, Camerata
Music by Schumann and Szymanowski

November 29

Camerata, Music House, Helsinki
Lunchtime concert - music by Beethoven, Couperin, Chopin and Debussy
http://www.siba.fi/whats-on1/-/events/event/9916

December 2

Examination concert, Sibelius Academy.
Program:

Beethoven - Piano sonata in F# major, op. 78
Szymanowski - Two mazurkas op. 62
Chopin - Berceuse op. 57
Ravel - Gaspard de la nuit
Couperin - Selected pieces from 6eme ordre de pieces de clavecin
Chopin - Etude op 10:7
Debussy - Selected etudes, book 1


Elliot Carter - Dialogues 2 (2010) for piano and orchestra
Schumann - Introduction and allegro appassionato op. 92 for piano and orchestra

On stage also:
Oma orkesteri
Conductor: Giancarlo Rizzi

December 18

“Who was Karol Szymanowski?” A lecture-recital focusing on the life and works of Szymanowski. Arkadia International Bookshop, Helsinki. Songs, chamber music and solo piano works by Szymanowski. Performers include sopranos Julia Héeger and Annami Hylkilä, soprano, and violinists Elias Lassfolk and Emilia Karjunen.
http://www.arkadiabookshop.fi/wednesday-18-12-at-4pm-the-world-of-karol-szymanowski-his-life-and-works-in-words-and-music-by-pianist-martin-malmgren-emilia-karjunen-elias-lassfolk-julia-heeger-and-annami-hylkila/