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Please enjoy excerpts from Several of Mika's CD's and performances.

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World Premiere Performances given by Mika Väyrynen

Composer: Bogdan Prez
Composition: Cadenza
World Premier Date: 12 April 1996
World Premier Location: Sibelius Academy - Helsinki, Finland
 
Composer: Matti Murto
Composition: Partita
World Premier Date: 4 August 1998
World Premier Location: Lahti International Organ Festival - Lahti, Finland
 
Composer: Jouni Kaipainen
Composition: Vento Op. 58
World Premier Date: 8 September 1998
World Premier Location: Kanneltalo - Helsinki, Finland
 
Composer: Leif Segerstam
Composition: Seven Questions to Infinity (version for accordion)
World Premier Date: 21 October 1999
World Premier Location: Kotka Concert Hall - Kotka, Finland
 
Composer: Juhani Nuorvala
Composition: Prelude and Toccata
World Premier Date: 27 October 1999
World Premier Location: Tampere Concert Hall - Tampere, Finland
 
Composer: Tuomas Kantelinen
Composition: Slow Movements in Medium Tempo
World Premier Date: 5 June 2000
World Premier Location: Satahäme Soi Accordion Festival - Ikaalinen, Finland
 
Composer: Olli Kortekangas
Composition: Gatecrasher
World Premier Date: 12 October 2002
World Premier Location: Castelfidardo, Italy
Finland Permier Date: 26 October 2002
Finland Premier Location: Sibelius Academy - Helsinki, Finland
 
Composer: Aulis Sallinen
Composition: Barabbas Dialoques
World Premier Date: 11 June 2004
World Premier Location: Naantalin Musicfestival, Finland
 
Composer: Kirmo Lintinen
Composition: Puuska
World Premier Date: 1 July 2004
World Premier Location: Satahäme Soi Accordion Festival - Ikaalinen, Finland
 
Composer: Paavo Korpijaakko
Composition: "Metamorphoses", Concerto for Accordion and Strings
World Premier Date: 24 July 2005
World Premier Location: Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival - Kuhmo, Finland
 
Composer: Pehr Henrik Nordgren
Composition: Concerto for Accordion and Symphony Orchestra
World Premier Date: 8 March 2006
World Premier Performed with: Finnish National Radio Symphony Orchestra - Sakari Oramo, Conductor
World Premier Location: Finlandia Hall - Helsinki, Finland
 
Composer: Jaakko Kuusisto
Composition: Loviisa Duo for Bandoneon and Cello
World Premier Date: 15 June 2007
World Premier with: Mika Väyrynen (bandoneon) and Jan-Erik Gustafsson (violoncello)
World Premier Location: Loviisan Sibelius Festival, Finland
 
Composer: Erkki-Sven Tüür
Composition: "Prophecy", Concerto for Accordion and Symphony Orchestra
World Premier Date: 11 October 2007
World Premier Performed with: Turku Philharmonic Orchestra - Olari Elts, Conductor
World Premier Location: Turku, Finland
 
Composer: Matti Murto
Composition: Quintett for Accordion and Strings
World Premier Date: 19 February 2008
World Premier Performed with: Chydenius Kapelli
World Premier Location: Kokkolan Talviharmonikka - Kokkola, Finland
 
Composer: Anatoli Kusjakov
Composition: Sonata No. 7 - "Misterium"
World Premier Date: 14 April 2008
World Premier Location: Royal Academy of Music (David Josefovic Recital Hall) - London, United Kingdom
 
Composer: Paavo Korpijaakko
Composition: "Ultra", Sonata No. 1 for Accordion Solo
World Premier Date: 13 November 2008
World Premier Location: Auditorio of Superrios Conservatory Eduardo Martinez Torner - Oviedo, Spain
 
Composer: Jouni Kaipainen
Composition: "Placido Op. 68" for Accordion Solo (2003/2005/2009)
World Premier Date: 3 June 2009
World Premier Location: Loviisa Sibelius Festival, Loviisa Church (Live broadcast by Finnish National Radio "YLE")
  
Composer: Aulis Sallinen
Composition: Preludes and Fugues Op. 95 for solo accordion (2009)
World Premier Date: 13 November 2009
World Premier Location: Lux Musicae Festival, Siuntio Church, Finland
 
Composer: Kari Rydman (b. 1936)
Composition:  Un Moment Amoureuse (Op. 128)
World Premier Date: 23 July 2011
World Premier Location: Mosteiro De Santa Maria De Alcobaca, Cistermusica 2011, Portugal
  
Composer: Aulis Sallinen
Composition: Die Virtuose Tafelmusik von Don Juanquijote Op. 98 (version for accordion and cello)
World Premiere Date: 18 August 2012
World Premiere Performed by: Mika Väyrynen (accordion) and Jan-Erik Gustafsson (cello)
World Premiere Location: Loviisa Sibelius Festival, Finland
  
Composer: Paavo Korpijaakko
Composition: Peer Gynt Fantasy
World Premier Date: 31st March 2014
World Premier Location: Helsinki Music Center, Camerata Hall - Helsinki, Finland
  
Composer: Pasi Lyytikäinen
Composition: The Sound of Ice
World Premier Date: 31st March 2014
World Premier Location: Helsinki Music Center, Camerata Hall - Helsinki, Finland 
   
Composer: Aulis Sallinen
Composition: Adagio No. 1, Op. 102
World Premier Date: 19th September 2014
World Premier Location: Town Hall, Castelfidardo, Italy
  
Composer: Aulis Sallinen
Composition: Canti per Vallis Gratiae Op. 104, version for accordion and piano
Performers: Mika Väyrynen (accordion), Paavali Jumppanen (piano)
World Premier Date: 11th September 2015
World Premier Location: The Loviisa Sibelius Festival, Loviisa, Finland
 
Composer: Veli Kujala (s.1976)
Composition: Mephisto Maze
 -The Entrance
 -Flowing Stream 1
 -Trial for Left Hand
 -Narrow W inding Corridor
 -Hazy Chamber
 -Leaps
 -Variatio No. 40 (Exit)
World Premier Date: 17th April 2016
World Premier Location: Pyhän Laurin Kirkko, Vantaa, Finland
  
Composer: Paavo Korpijaakko
Composition: Niin kauan minä tramppaan (for accordion and string quintet)
Performers: Mika Väyrynen, Linda Bärlund, Anna-Liisa Bezrodny, Yuri Zhishlin, Jan- Erik Gustafsson, Siret Lust
World Premiere date: 9th September 2016
World Premiere location: The Loviisa Sibelius Festival, Loviisa, Finland
  
Composer: Aulis Sallinen
Composition: Danse Music Suite, Op. 107
Performers: Mika Väyrynen (accordion), Elina Vähälä (violin), Jan-Erik Gustafsson (cello), Paavali Jumppanen (piano)
World Premiere Date: 8th September 2017
World Premiere Location: The Porvoo Church (visiting concert of The Loviisa Sibelius Festival)
  
Composer: Harri Wessman (b. 1949)
Composition: Lamento
World Premiere Date: 11th October 2017
World Premiere Location: Helsinki Music Hall, Camarata Threatre
  
Composer: Juha Salmesvuori (b. 1965)
Composition: Memories and Friendship
World Premiere Date: 11th October 2017
World Premiere Location: Helsinki Music Hall, Camarata Threatre
 
Composer: Paavo Korpijaakko
Composition: Sonata No. 2 - "Dead on Time"
World Premiere Date: 11th October 2017
World Premiere Location: Helsinki Music Hall, Camarata Threatre
 
Composer: Eero Hämeenniemi (b. 1951)
Composition: Velocita
World Premiere Date: 11th October 2017
World Premiere Location: Helsinki Music Hall, Camarata Threatre
 
Composer: Veli Kujala
Composition: La Storia Della Squolo Della Mia Vita
World Premiere Date: 11th October 2017
World Premiere Location: Helsinki Music Hall, Camarata Threatre

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