RÄISÄNEN

Tomi

Hile (2020)

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Duration 4:30 min.
First performances on April 24-25, 2021 by the semifinalists of the Tampere Piano Competition: Evgeny Salimgareev, Aaron Ahola, Samuel Eriksson, Tatu Eskelinen, Ezgi Göktürk, Mikael Loponen, David Munk-Nielsen & Arttu Ollikainen
Winner of the Composition Competition for the Tampere Piano Competition 2021
Written with support from the Alfred Kordelin Foundation.

Programme note

The Finnish word 'hile' refers to a ground-level cloud composed of tiny ice crystals. This winter time phenomenon is called 'diamond dust'. It is very common in the Arctic's freezing temperatures.