Matthew Whittall commissions

Matthew Whittall has two big orchestral commissions in the pipeline. One of them, from the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle), is Joy – Symphony for Orchestra and Organ to be premiered by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra at the Helsinki Music Centre on 22 May 2024. The soloist in this concert conducted by Nicholas Collon will be Susanne Kujala.
The Tapiola Sinfonietta and the Vaasa City Orchestra have asked Whittall to write an Oboe Concerto. Anni Haapaniemi is to be the soloist.
Matthew Whittall will turn 50 years in January 2025.