The premiere of Kalevi Aho´s quartet for accordion and string trio

Kalevi Aho´s new substantial work was premiered by the ZPR String Trio, Cecilia Zilliacus (violin), Riikka Repo (viola) and Kati Raitinen (cello) and Janne Rättyä at the Gruenewald Hall of the Konserhuset Stockholm. The concert also featured works by Stravinsky, Philippe Hersant, Henri Dutilleux and Kaija Saariaho. You can listen to the concert by clicking on the link below:


Tango Ladeado CD Release

Alba Records has released Janne Rättyä’s tango album featuring the fantastic Swiss cellist Patrick Demenga. The album includes well-known tangos by Albeniz-Godowsky, Stravinsky and Piazzolla, but also a some rare tango gems from composers such as Erik Satie, John Cage, de Pablo, Lou Harrison and Terry Riley.

Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam

– April 2015 : Terry Riley’s Children of Gaza for Children’s Choir, Harp and Accordion premiered at Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam at the opening concert of the World Minimal Music Festival. With Gregory Charette (conductor), the Nieuw Amsterdamer Jeugkoor, Gwyneth Wentink (harp) and Janne Rättyä (accordion).

Here a link to the broadcast by Boiler Room (