Matti Pulkki

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Matti Pulkki Jan 29, 2017

Selected repertoire 2014-2017

For the past few years I've been lucky to get to perform around the world with first class musicians! Here is a list of selected repertoire I've have the chance to perform since 2014. List also includes the first performance dates of the pieces written in collaboration with me.


Bach J.S.: English Suite 3

Bach J.S.: Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C

Bartók: Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm

Donatoni: Feria IV

Dufour Lapèrriere G.: Clinamen (premiered 5/2015)

Eagle D.: Bellwind

Haapamäki S.: Power

Harada K.: BONE+

Hatzis C.: Equivoque for accordion and tape

Katehis G.: Become/Desiccated (premiere 11/2017)

Klein L.: Esercizi

Lindberg M.: Jeux d'anches

Nørholm I.: Sonata For Accordion

Räisänen T.: Peilisali - Hall of Mirrors

Shostakovich D.: Prelude and Fugue IV and V Op.87

Torres J.: Cadenzias

Torres J.: Itzal

Tiensuu J.: Aufschwung

Yokokawa T.: Ein Nachtfalter (premiered 2/2017)

Chamber music:

Brouwer L.: Tres tanzas concertantes (arrangement) acc+gtr

Holmqvist C.: Zugzwang (premiered 5/2016, revised version premiere 3/2017) acc+gtr

Sanches-Verdu J-M: Dhatar acc+gtr

Tiensuu J.: SInistro acc+gtr

Haas G.F.: ...wie ein nachtstück acc trio

Aho K.: Sonata for 2 accordions acc duo

Bach J.S.: Passacaglia & Fugue c-minor BWV 582 (arrangement) acc duo

Ravel M.: Ma mère l'Oye (arrangement) acc duo

Bach J.S.: Sonate in E acc.+fl

Palmer Juliet: evening rode tenderly acc.+fl

Rodby John: Rondo-Fantasy acc.+fl

Tramte D.: Temporal Geodesics (ii) acc+egtr

Troiani L.: Cratere a calice. Figure rosse acc+egtr

Bozzola G.: Caxambu (premiered 2/2017) acc+sax

Lim Sang Jun: The Incandescent Cat-Dude (premiered 5/2015) acc+sax

Lim Sang Jun: Silent Movements (premiered 11/2014) acc.+perc

Lundquist T.: Duell acc+perc

Räisänen T.: Inside a Mechanical Clock acc+db
(acc+hpd version premiere 2/2017) acc+hpd

Kervinen S.: accHRNeon (premiered 11/2016) acc+hn

Clark Andrew: In Living Colours (premiered 1/2015) acc.+org

Lang K.: origami acc+fl+vcl

Gubaidulina S.: Silenzio acc+vl+vc

Abram O.: Terrain acc trio

Shi Fuhong: Spring, Flowers on a moonlight night acc+2 sopranos


Sallinen A.: Chamber Music V, "Barabbas Variations"

Schmidt O.: Symphonic Fantasy and Allegro

Torres J.: Double

Opera, operettas, music theater:

La chatte metamorphose en femme & Les deux Aveugles by Offenbach, production for Gloria Theater Helsinki 12/2015, music arranged for solo accordion

L’elisir d’amore by Donizetti, production for Music of Love festival in Punkaharju 5/2016, music arranged for solo accordion

Hopeinen lusikka -opera for children, production for Lohjan Tenoripäivät 8/2016, music arranged for solo accordion by Veli Kujala

Kahlekuningas ja karkuri –opera for children, production for Ilmajoen musiikijuhlat 7/2016, music arranged for accordion duo by Veli Kujala

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About Matti Pulkki

Classical Crossover

Helsinki based Matti Pulkki (b. 1991) is an aspiring Finnish classical accordionist. Pulkki performs with different chamber groups and as a soloist, and collaborates frequently with composers. Though concentrating mainly on original accordion music he also arranges, transcribes and performs music from wide range of styles and eras.

Pulkki completed his Master's degree in 2017 at the Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki as a student of professor Matti Rantanen. He has participated in several international masterclasses with respected accordionists like Mie Miki, Stefan Hussong, Teodoro Anzellotti, Janne Rättyä, Krassimir Sterev, Grzegorz Stopa, Claudio Jacomucci and Geir Draugsvoll. He spent the 2014-2015 academic year in Toronto joining the studio of professor Joseph Macerollo.