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31.10.2012 12:00 Age: 5 yrs

Fazer signs with harpsichordist Elina Mustonen

We are delighted to announce that the Finnish harpsichordist Elina Mustonen has joined the Fazer Artists’ Management roster.

Photo: Heikki Tuuli

We are delighted to announce that the Finnish harpsichordist Elina Mustonen has joined the Fazer Artists’ Management roster.

Elina Mustonen began playing the harpsichord at the age of eight. After completing her studies at the Sibelius Academy in 1983, she proceeded to the Sweelinck Conservatorium in Amsterdam to study with Ton Koopman and was awarded a soloist diploma in 1988. In 2006 she obtained her Doctoral degree at the Sibelius Academy.

Ms. Mustonen has performed widely as a soloist and chamber musician. In addition to Finland, she has been heard in Estonia, Iceland, Germany, the UK, Italy, Holland, Belgium, France, Spain, Portugal and the United States. Ms. Mustonen has appeared as a soloist with most of the Finnish orchestras such as the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Tapiola Sinfonietta, the Sinfonia Lahti and the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra. Her repertoire includes not only the major Baroque concertos but also the harpsichord concertos of Francis Poulenc, Bohuslav Martinu and Manuel de Falla.

Elina Mustonen also enjoys a wide reputation as a respected pedagogue in her field. Since 1983 she has been teaching the harpsichord, basso continuo, chamber music and harpsichord pedagogy at the Sibelius Academy.