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Hyytiäinen Miika

Diplomisäveltäjä, Filosofian maisteri (matematiikka)

Additional information : Miika Hyytiäinen's music has been performed in most of the festivals and other important positions in Finland and Germany. It has also been heard in all Nordic countries, France, Japan, The Netherlands, and England. The versatile use of human voice and intimacy of the sound is typical for his music that combines different kinds of art forms, such as instrumental theatre, performance, and theatre. Hyytiäinen graduated from Universität der Künste Berlin, where he studied composition and experimental music theatre with Daniel Ott. In 2014 he won with his piece ”You Are Here” the ”Opera and the Media of the Future” competition organized by Glyndebourne Opera House and the University of Sussex. The same year his (3D) opera "Aikainen" was performed in Berlin and at the Grimeborn Festival in London. His chamber opera “Figure de la Terre” was premiered in April 2013 at Sophiensæle Berlin. His experimental music theatre piece ”Pierrot Lunaire und drei Schattenträume” has been performed in two seasons in Finland with positive reviews and was also part of Tokyo Wonder Site Experimental Festival vol 8 in 2013. His opera “Omnivore” for mobile phones had its international premiere in June 2012 in collaboration with Finnish National Opera. Hyytiäinen has also numerous chamber music pieces. One of the most notable works is “Makabere Geschichten” that is at the moment repertoire of four trios in three countries. For 2016 he was chosen to Darmstadt Summer Academy for workshop “Music in the Expanded Field”. Since 2014 Hyytiäinen is working in Sibelius-Academy on Artistic on his artistic doctoral studies about the collaboration of composers and singers. He works in International Biennale Platform of Munich as a composer.
Language skill: English, Finnish, German, Swedish

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