M.A. Numminen,

composer, performer

venue: Orangerie
M.A. Numminen was born in 1940 in Somero, Finland, and lives in Helsinki. He studied philosophy, sociology, and linguistics at the University of Helsinki. Numminen has performed and composed neo-rustic jazz, electronic and pop music, as well as opera, and his recent project includes the soprano soloist Mia Huhta. He has composed philosophical treatises, made movies, written poetry, is a tango expert, and has authored books and records.