Invite Sanni to sing and /or speak at your event

Our engagements have ranged from high profile performances at the Embassy of Finland in Washington and Consulate General in NYC to living room gatherings in private homes. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for your special occasion!

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Thank you Sanni. You are an earth-shattering artist who brought the soul to our event.

Past Performance Highlights

  • Panevezys Jazz Festival; Panevezys, Lithuania; 1989

  • Various performances; Beijing and Chengde, China; 1995

  • July Jazz Festival; Amherst, MA, USA; 1996 and 1998

  • Porgy and Bess; Vienna, Austria; 1996

  • May Festival; Krakow, Poland; 1998 and 1999

  • July Jazz Festival; Krakow, Poland; 1998, 1999 and 2000

  • Vawel Jazz Festival; Krakow, Poland; 1999

  • Various performances; Venice, Italy; 2000 Tour with Nicola Fazzini Group

  • Stephanien Saal; Graz, Austria; 2000

  • Kennedy Center; Washington, DC, USA; 2000

  • Pori Jazz Festival; Pori, Finland; 2000 & 2001

  • Various performances; Sweden; 2001; Tour with Mika Pohjola

  • Various performances; Kiev, Ukraine; 2002; Tour with Mika Pohjola

  • Various performances; Greece; 2003; Tour with Lakis Tzimkas Orchestra

  • Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, NYC, USA 2004; Sketches for Dunbar and Johnson; A concert celebrating the works of writers Paul Laurence Dunbar & James Weldon Johnson; Sanni Orasmaa, Renee Manning, Brad Leali, Benny Russell, Duane Eubanks, Cecil Bridgewater, Earl McIntyre, Terence Conle, Donald Smith, Eric Lemon, Mark Johnson

  • Knitting Factory, NYC, USA 2004; Charlie Hunter, Bobby Previte, Sanni Orasmaa, DJ Olive
    Kirk Nurock’s “Cross-Species” Works at Tenri Cultural Center, NYC USA 2004; Kirk Nurock, Jay Clayton, Sanni Orasmaa, Art Baron, Dewey (Chinese Crested Dog), Assorted Doves & other creatures

  • Pori Jazz Festival, 2005, Finland; Sanni Orasmaa & Heikki Sarmanto, Orasmaa’s arrangements on Sarmanto works

  • American Scandinavian Society Cultural Grant Awards 2005, NYC; ASS awards Sanni Orasmaa a grant based on her outstanding achievement and exceptional talent.
    UMO Jazz House, Helsinki, FIN, plus various performances 2005; Tour with Michael Kahr, Ape Anttila & Marko Timonen

  • Various performances with George Gruntz Orchestra; USA, Germany, Austria; 2006-2007; Magic of a Flute, Jazz Opera; Solo & ensemble parts

  • Savoy Theatre, Helsinki, Finland, 2006; Concert honoring the life and work of the Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaja

  • Stadt Theater Fürth, Nürnberg, Germany, 2007; Mayim Mayim! International Dance & Music collaboration; 5 performances, soloist

  • Various performances with RinneRadio & Pekka Kuusisto, Finland; 2007-2008

  • Future Music Festival, Muhu Island, Estonia; 2008

  • RinneRadio, Kesselhaus, Berlin, Germany; 2008

  • RinneRadio, Tavastia Klubi, Helsinki, Finland; 2008; RinneRadio, Ulla Pirttijärvi

  • Leichtes Spiel by Botho Strauß, Residenz Theater, Munich, Germany, 2009-2011; Soloist of the orchestra, 26 performances

  • Munich Philharmonie Hall; Germany; 2009
    Württemberg Saal, Stuttgart, Germany; 2009

  • Pori Jazz Festival, Finland; 2009

  • Saulkrasti Jazz Festival, Riga, Latvia; 2009

  • Einhalden Festival; Germany; 2008 & 2012; Gregor & Veit Huebner w/ Sanni Orasmaa, Richie Beirach, Pe- dro & Joao Moreira and Göran Klinghagen

  • Alkestis by Raoul Schrott, Residenz Theater, Munich, Germany, 2009-2011; Dieter Dorn, director; Jörgen Rose, staging; Sanni Orasmaa, music; Solo voice, 30 performances

  • Grand Theatre Luxembourg, Luxemburg; 2010; Drums and Dance, Rituals, Directed by Jean Guillaume Weis; 2 performances, soloist in the orchestra

  • Théâtre d’Esch, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg 2010; Drums and Dance, Rituals, Directed by Jean Guillaume Weis; 3 performances, soloist in the orchestra

  • Culture Hall Fuerth, Nuremberg, Germany; 2010; Lemminkäinen meets Modern Times; Sirius String Quar- tet (NYC) feat. Sanni Orasmaa, cond. Gregor Huebner; Live recording for the German PBS

  • Pori Jazz Festival, Finland; 2010; Let’s play Voice! Three day workshop in vocal styles and improvisation at Pori Jazz Kids plus concerts

  • Central Park Boat House, NYC, NY; 2010

  • Various performances, Finland; 2010; Poetry of Eino Leino, Sanni Orasmaa w/ Gregor Huebner

  • Royal Academy of Music, Århus, Denmark; 2010; Leino compositions with orchestra
    Viapori Jazz, Helsinki, Finland; 2010; Innanen ja Ellington feat. Sanni Orasmaa. Live recording for the Finnish PBS YLE

  • Savonlinna Hall, Finland 2011; Big band arrangements on Sanni’s Leino compositions, arranged by Paroni Paakkunainen & Petri Krzywacki among others

  • Pyhän Laurin Kappeli / St. Lars Chapel, Vantaa, Finland 2011-2012; Valo-Concert series with Innanen, Hohti, Ikonen, Krzywacki, Assefa

  • Kaukametsän Sali, Kajaani, Finland, 2011; Kajaani Poetry Weeks. Evening of Eino Leino. Solo performance.

  • Ars Nova, Turku, Finland, 2011; Collaboration with Dance Project “Wounds of Love” (R.I.P.) Maria Nurmela; Music, movement, art, spoken word; an installation by the fireplace.

  • Prinzregententheater, Munich, Germany, 2011; Munich Radio Orchestra with Ensemble JUNO, Lothar Hensel (bandoneon) and Sanni Orasmaa (voice), conducted by Norbert Nagel, Live Broadcast by BR

  • Verkatehdas, Hämeenlinna, Finland, 2011; 21st Century Baroque Trio, Live Broadcast by YLE

  • Kulttuurisali, Mäntyharju, Finland, 2011; Sanni Orasmaa w/ Peter Lerche

  • JazzAhead! Bremen, Germany; 2012; Slo Motive, Live Broadcast by BR
    Finlands Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; 2012

  • Tampere Jazz Happening, Finland; 2012

  • Mäntyharjun kirkko, Mäntyharju, Finland; 2012; Sanni Orasmaa, Gregor Huebner, Tino Derado

  • Theater No99, Tallinn plus various performances, Estonia, Finland; 2012; Tour with Slo Motive

  • Kerava Jazz Festival, Finland; 2013; Orasmaa-Innanen-Ikonen

  • Korpo Sea Jazz Festival, Finland; 2016; Orasmaa-Kantonen

  • Savoy Theatre, Finland; Helsinki; 2018; UMO Jazz Orchestra-Innanen-Orasmaa; Live Recording by YLE

  • Träskända, Finland; 2018; The Forest in Me Concert Series with Krzywacki, Innanen, Kantonen, other guests included Tapani Rinne, Sanna Kurki-Suonio and Bianca Morales

Recordings

  • M.A.R.S.: M.A.R.S. (1996) IKACD-006

  • Boston Promenade: Walking The Big Duck (1997) BPCD4

  • Himbeerorchester: Tief In der Haut und Hoch In der Luft (1999) 150 761-2

  • KUG: The Dukebox – A Celebration Of The Music Of E.K. Ellington (1999) KUG 17

  • Clay Giberson: The Upper Road (2002) Origin 82397

  • Mika Pohjola: The Music Of Mika Pohjola (2002) Change Records

  • Lakis Tzimkas: Many Faces (2004)

  • Mika Pohjola: Scandinavian Yuletide Voices (2004) Change Records

  • Mika Pohjola, Henrik Lambert, Sanni Orasmaa, Eeppi Ursin: A Lark in a Snowstorm:

  • Celebrating the Music of Toivo Kärki (2005) Change Records

  • Dave Hopkins: Live from Smith’s (2006) Sea Change Records

  • RinneRadio: On (2007) Rockadillo

  • Sanni Orasmaa: Laulun Lapsi (2010) Ursula

  • Claus Reichstaller: Leichtes Spiel SOUNDTRACK (2011) Conception Records

  • Gerd Baumann: Sommer In Orange SOUNDTRACK (2011) Roxy Film & Odeon Pictures

  • SLOMotive: Arrival (2012) Eclipse Music

  • Sanni Orasmaa: Seasons (2018) SoundByNature

Films

  • George Gruntz by Werner Zeindler (2007) Artfilm

  • Mayim Mayim Film by Jakov Sedlar (2009) Stadttheater Fürth / CroFilm; Documentary of the Mayim Mayim Dance Production

  • Sommer in Orange (2011) Roxy Film & Odeon Pictures