Premiere of this work was in Jyväskylä 15.3 2009. Lyrics by Saima Harmaja.Continue Reading
Timo Alakotila’s 5-part work had it’s premiere in Kokkola in february 2009.
Movements: Preludium, Milonghetta, Ground, Tangavion & Tangue.
Premiere was in february 2008 in Sonkajärvi, Finland. 2nd version is for quartet: vl, guit, bass, harmonium.
Ismo Eskelinen, Antti Tikkanen, Jani Pensola and Timo Alakotila performed it in Oulunsalo 2009.
An interesting album of tango by way of Scandinavia. The genre of tango has enjoyed reasonable success in Finland now and then over the decades, led by figures such as Toivo Karki and Unto Mononen, European counterparts to Troilo and Piazzolla to some degree.Continue Reading
“On this album Maria Kalaniemi duets with pianist Timo Alakotila, with whom she has worked and played for more than a decade, particularly in a contemporary music group called Aldargaz.Continue Reading
“A collection of mostly new compositions in the Irish and Swedish folk traditions. The pieces are centered around Karen Tweed’s piano accordian and Timo Alakotila’s classically-influenced piano playing.”Continue Reading