Toimii Ensemble

Toimii (Finnish "It works!") is an ensemble for new music founded in 1981 by Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg with Esa-Pekka Salonen and several other young composers and instrumentalists connected to the Sibelius Academy. It has appeared in Finland and abroad, for instance at the Time of Music festival in Viitasaari, at the Helsinki Festival, at the Tampere Biennale, at the Warsaw Autumn contemporary music festival, and in Amsterdam, Brussels, Hamburg, London, Stockholm and Paris.

The ensemble has appeared as the soloist ensemble in Magnus Lindberg's KRAFT since 1985. Of the basic lineup of the Toimii Ensemble, the following appear on KRAFT: cellist Anssi Karttunen, clarinettist Kari Kriikku, composer and pianist Magnus Lindberg, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor and percussionist Riku Niemi and sound engineer Professor Juhani Liimatainen, who handles sound amplification, live electronics and tapes. Percussionist Lasse Erkkilä also makes an appearance.

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Magnus Lindberg
Orchestral Music

Sakari Oramo · Esa-Pekka Salonen · Jukka Pekka Saraste
ODE 1110-2Q (4CD)

Released 03/2011

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Magnus Lindberg
Piano Concerto

Magnus Lindberg, piano
Toimii Ensemble
Finnish RSO
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
ODE 1017-2

Released 04/2004

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