Spring & Summer 2023 coming soon

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U of T presents: U of T New Music Festival – Contemporary Music Ensemble

U of T New Music Festival with Ana Sokolović
Contemporary Music Ensemble
Wallace Halladay, conductor
Matti Pulkki, accordion

Ana Sokolović: …and I need a room to receive five thousand people with raised glasses…or…what a glorious day, the birds are singing “halleluia”…
Jean Lesage: Perspectives carnavalesque
Snezana Nešić: Equilibrion II
Uroš Rojko: Concerto fluido

January 31, 2023 | 7:30 PM, Walter Hall, Toronto

Tickets and more information HERE

The Cave

British Columbia Tour Oct 17 – Nov 20. Dates and locations:

The Cave is a new cabaret event by renowned Canadian artists John Millard (composer) and Tomson Highway (lyricist). It is their distinctive and imaginative response to our planet’s precarious survival.

Pro Coro Canada: Petite Messe Solennelle

Petite Messe Solennelle by Rossini. Pro Coro Canada & Michael Zaugg with Jacqueline Hernandez, soprano, Catherine Daniel, mezzo-soprano, John Tessier, tenor, Jin Yu, bass, and Matti Pulkki, accordion, Roger Admiral, piano

Sat Nov 15, 2022 – 7:30 pm  Edmonton

DMA Recital II

Premier of Henki by Tytti Arola for accordion and multimedia, along with works by by Hosokawa, Scelsi, Katehis & Füting.

Featuring Matti Pulkki (accordion), Wesley Shen (shō), Tim Roth (electronics).

Thu Sep 15, 2022 – 7:30 pm  EDT Walter Hall, Toronto

Toronto Summer Music: Inspirations

Superstar soprano Karina Gauvin joins conductor Nicolas Ellis and the TSM Festival Orchestra for Mahler’s Symphony No. 4, arranged by Klaus Simon for chamber ensemble. 

Thu Jul 28 – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm EDT Koernel Hall, Toronto

Sarah Albu & Matti Pulkki


duo voix & accordéon Adventurous voice and accordion duo performing new and old music. Exploring connections between folk, chamber, new//experimental music +++

8pm July 11th, 2022

5043 R. Saint-Denis, Montréal

The Cave


As part of Luminato 2022 festival

The Cave is a new cabaret event by renowned Canadian artists John Millard (composer) and Tomson Highway (lyricist). It is their distinctive and imaginative response to our planet’s precarious survival.

Concord of Sounds: New Music for Accordion

Premiers by Jeewon Kim, Yu-Chun Chien & Matt Simon, and recently premiered works by Reiko Füting and George Katehis.

Tenri Cultural Institute, New York

Friday, April 29th, 2022

Concert at 7:30 pm, doors at 7 pm. Free entry.

The Rite of Spring

London Symphonia

London Symphonia celebrates the season of new life with Igor Stravinsky’s monumental work The Rite of Spring, Alice Ping Yee Ho’s Jubilation of Spring and the première of Richard Mascall’s Ziigwan (Spring), commissioned by London Symphonia and conducted by Tania Miller.

The Rite of Spring arranged for a chamber orchestra including accordion by Scott Good


Metropolitan United Church, 468 Wellington Street, London, ON, N6A 3P8, Canada

Grounds for Goodness

Jumblies Theatre & Continuum Contemporary Music

Small Arms Inspection Building Mississauga and Online

Feb 12-27, 2022

Keiko Harada Profile Concert

University of Toronto Noon Concert Series

Curated by Rob MacDonald featuring chamber music by Keiko Harada, including The Fifth Season for guitar and accordion.

Walter Hall, University of Toronto

Thursday, March 31st, 12:00 PM

L’OUTRE-RÊVE – Transborder coming-of-age-tales

Ensemble contemporain de Montréal


4 multidisciplinary new works by Annesley Black, Myriam Boucher, Symon Henry, Snežana Nešić
Soloists: Sarah Albu (vocal art), Émilie Girard-Charest (musical saw and cello), Matti Pulkki (accordion), Lucie Vigneault (dance)
ECM+: 9 musicians conducted by Véronique Lacroix

Thu, Sep 9, 2021, 7:30pm
Pierre-Mercure Hall
300 boul. de Maisonneuve Est, Montréal 


DMA Recital No. 1

Music for accordion, live electronics and cello. Giacinto Scelsi, Sofia Gubaidulina, Luciano Berio, Kalle Autio (world premiere), Timothy Sullivan, Alexina Louie & Bryce Dessner. Matti Pulkki, accordion & Allison Rich, cello.


, University of Toronto

OCA Music Presents “the passage of time…”

produced by Left Edge Collective

the passage of time… brings together performers from Canada, the U.S., and Mexico for a virtual performance of two works: David Bithell’s Subterranean, a technological exploration of isolation, uncertainty, and the hope for connection – and Frederic Rzewski’s Coming Together – a work that 50 years after its composition in reaction to the deadly riot at the Attica Correctional Facility, remains an enduring and prescient lens through which to view our world.

Monday, May 10, 5:00pm Pacific Daylight Time (2:00pm EST)

Live streamed from the SOU Music Recital Hall on the Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube Channel:

FREE and open to the virtual public. No live audience will be admitted for this concert.

muted blast/2 with Jana Luksts (piano)

Jana Luksts (piano), Wesley Shen (piano), Matti Pulkki (accordion), Adam Sherkin (piano), Brad Cherwin (bass clarinet), Phil Albert (double bass), Michael Murphy (percussion). Works by Katehis, Seglias, Maronidis, Spyrou, Gioti, and others.

Music Gallery,918 Bathurst Street,Toronto


Matti Pulkki, accordion

Music by P. Glass, J.S. Bach, A. Pauk & M. Lindberg

Music Wednesday, Arts & Letters Club Toronto

Wednesday March 4th, 2020,  concert at 1 pm, 14 Elm Street, Toronto / FREE ADMISSION


University of Toronto Contemporary Music Ensemble

Wallace Halladay, director
with Matti Pulkki, accordion, and
Lindsay Connolly, mezzo-soprano

CAMPO Licht!
HAAS La profondeur
GRISEY Partiels
LEROUX De l’Épaisseur

Nov 26th, 7:30 pm in Walter Hall, 80 Queen’s Park, Toronto

Free admission

Shapes & Icons

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Combining iconic late 20th-century soundscapes with brand-new ones, Matti Pulkki presents a concert of Finnish music for solo accordion by Einojuhani Rautavaara, Cecilia Damström and Magnus Lindberg with a premiere performance of a piece by Reiko Füting. Compositions include an adaptation of Rautavaara’s “Icons,” written in 1955 and based on his experiences in New York; an exciting, recent work by Cecilia Damström; and the widely celebrated, classical accordion piece “Jeux D’Anches” by Magnus Lindberg.

The concert is made possible by generous support from the Finlandia Foundation National. New work by Reiko Füting is commissioned by Ralph Crispino, Jr.

Nov 12th, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Scandinavia House, New York

Tickets and details @ Scandinavia House

The Coyotes

Caravan Farm Theatre

July 23 – August 25, Caravan Farm Theatre, Armstrong BC

Tickets and details: here

The Cave

As part of Luminato 2019 festival

A cabaret about why the animals sought refuge, created by John Millard, Tomson Highway and Martha Ross.

June 18-23, Tank House Theatre, Toronto ON

Live stream available around the world on June 22nd

Tickets and details: Luminato

Lohja Orchestra string quintet, featuring Matti Pulkki & Jonne Grans

Rautavaara, Vainio, Alakotila, Valpola

Lohjan kaupunginorkesteri

May 8th 2019, 7pm. Karkkila library
May 9th 2019, 7pm Lohja library

Kohtauksia – Matti Pulkki & Jonne Grans

Palmgren, Tansmann, Tarnanen, Brouwer, Sánchez-Verdú

Satakunnan soitannollinen seura

May 10th 2019, 6pm. Mikaelsgården, Pori Finland, programs 10 €

Duo Matti Pulkki & Jonne Grans

South Carelia Mini Tour

Pieces for accordion and guitar by Hassinen, Tansmann, Tarnanen, Brouwer, Sánchez-Verdú

March 23rd 2019, 3pm, tickets 15/13 € (inc. museum entrance)
Lappeenranta Art Museum

March 24th 2019, 3pm, tickets 10/5 €
Hamina Puistotalo

University of Toronto presents music by Toshio Hosokawa

Featuring Faculty Artists

January 21st 2019, 7.30pm, tickets 30/20/10 CAD
Walter Hall, Toronto

Uuden musiikin lokakuu: Yön ja päivän rajalla

Matti Pulkki, accordion & Jonne Grans, guitar

New pieces by Dimitri Papageorgiou, Heidi Hassinen & Kalle Vainio with music by José María Sánchez-Verdú, Niilo Tarnanen & Kalle Autio. The piece by Dimitri Papageorgiou is commissioned by the Delian Academy, Greece with the friendly support of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation.

September 28th 2018, 6pm, tickets 15/8€
Tulindberg Hall, Oulu


Part of the Finnish Soloists’ Association (SolY) concert series. Premiere of UR (2017) by Niilo Tarnanen with guitarist Jonne Grans.


September 10th 2018, 7pm
Camerata Hall, Helsinki Music Center

Law of the Land

A fast-paced musical farce about energy projects, set in a fictional BC town – a place where cowboys fall in love with environmentalists, crows wax philosophical, and the animals put man on trial.


July 24 – August 26, 2018, shows nightly 7.30 pm
Caravan Farm Theather, 4886 Salmon River Road
Armstrong, BC



Performing the premiere of a large-scale song cycle Natt-öö-夜 By Tze Yeung Ho and music by Moulinié, Britten and Dowland along with Elisabeth Hetherington and Liis Viira.

31.5.2018 / 19:00
Suurgild, Ajaloomuuseum, Pikk 17
Tallinn, Estonia

Event on Facebook



Solo works by Katehis, Lindberg, Torrés, Harada, Haapamäki.


13.4.2018 / 21:00

Horodentro, Katholikon 4

Thessaloniki, Greece

Before the concert at 15:00 Workshop titled: “Accordion for Composers” with composer George Katehis

Contemporary Music for 1 to 4 Accordions

A special concert featuring music from the last two decades written for 1, 3 and 4 accordions. Featuring 4 fantastic young players: Matti Pulkki, Ghenadie Rotary, Mirko Jevtović and Nejc Grm.

23.2.2018 / 16:00 / free admission

Basel Music Academy, Neuer Saal

Basel, SUI

Sibafest: Hommage à Sibelius

Premier of a new piece by Perttu Pölönen with Walter Witick, marimba and Iván Bragado Poveda, harp

Tickets available at and ticketmaster

2.2.2018 / 6pm. / 11-17.50€

Helsinki Music Center, Camerata Hall, Mannerheimintie 13

Helsinki, FI

Talven Nuoret Taiteilijat: Matti Pulkki

New compositions by Tze Yeung Ho and Shahriyar Farshid, Finnish premiere by George Katehis, chamber pieces by Rebecca Saunders, Georg Friedrich Haas and José María Sánchez-Verdú

Event on

11.1.2018 / 7pm. / 6-17,50€

Helsinki Music Center, Camerata Hall, Mannerheimintie 13

Helsinki, FI

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Solo works by Katehis (world premiere), Lindberg, Torrés, Harada, Haapamäki.

16.11.2017, 7:30pm.

Dimenna Center, Benzaquen, Hall 450 West 37th Street

New York, US

Facebook event

21.11.2017, 8 pm.

Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Avenue

Toronto, CA

Facebook event

NYKY Ensemble: Intiimi nykykamari

Prison Gate Girls Song by Kalle Autio with Taavi Kiviranta, guitar

Concert will be broadcasted by the Finnish Radio Yle 1 on 8.11. at 10.05 pm. and is available for listening at Ajassa soi – Intiimi nykykamari

3.11.2017 / 7pm. / free entry

Helsinki Music Center, Camerata Hall, Mannerheimintie 13

Helsinki, FI

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