Tomi Räisänen

Friday, February 27th, 2015 - 11:33 am

Tomi Raisanen

The Finnish composer Tomi Räisänen studied composition at the Sibelius Academy. Before entering the Academy he read music at the University of Helsinki studying musicology and composition. Räisänen completed his studies by participating in several international composition masterclasses. Räisänen’s list of works contains compositions from solo pieces to chamber and choral music, and includes orchestral pieces and concertos. Räisänen’s music has been widely performed and broadcast in more than 40 countries across the world. In year 2007 Räisänen won the Irino Prize in Japan with his work “Stheno”. In year 2002 he was awarded with the 2nd prize in the international composition competition “2 Agosto” in Italy. He has also gained success in other competitions in Finland and Australia.