Bio

Ossi Tanner (b. 1997) is a Finnish concert pianist, based in Helsinki and Paris. Tanner has won the major national piano competitions in Finland: the Tampere Piano Competition (2017), and the Oulu Leevi Madetoja Piano Competition (2015).

He has performed as a soloist with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Oulu Symphony Orchestra, and the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra.

Tanner was the Artist in Residence of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra in 2017–2018.  Tanner has collaborated with musicians such as Hannu Lintu, Klaus Mäkelä, Arto Noras, Sakari Oramo, Li-Wei Qin, Hartmut Rohde, Hagai Shaham, Réka Szilvay and Gregor Witt.

Tanner has been invited to Finland’s most prominent music festivals in Kuhmo, Turku, Naantali, Hauho (‘Young Artist of the Year 2017’), Mänttä (‘Young Artist of the Year 2016’), and Kauniainen.

In addition, he has performed in Sweden, Estonia, Norway, Russia, Germany, Poland, Belgium, France, Italy and Croatia.

The Pro Musica Foundation nominated Tanner as the Young Artist of the Year 2015. 

Tanner started playing piano at the age of six in Brussels, Belgium. He continued his studies at the Sibelius Academy, Paris Conservatory (CNSMDP) and the West-Helsinki Music Institute. He has been taught by Konstantin Bogino, Michel Dalberto, Thomas Hecht, Sirpa Heikkilä, Paavali Jumppanen, Junio Kimanen, Claire-Marie Le Guay, Tuula Pulkki and Erik T. Tawaststjerna. In 2013, Tanner was selected to be part of the Youth Piano Academy. He has also attended several master classes.

Concert Calendar

2019

(summer and fall schedule will be updated later)

11.01.2019

Espoo, Espoo Cultural Centre

Tapiola Sinfonietta

Aulis Sallinen: The Nocturnal Dances of Don QuijoteRodion Shchedrin: Beethoven's Heiligenstadt Testament, fp in FinlandLudwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 Eroica Klaus Mäkelä, cello and conductor Chamber music works which were epoch-making in time they were born and which directed to new musical way of thinking. Risto-Matti Marin, piano Ossi Tanner, piano tapiolasinfonietta.fi

01.03.2019

Espoo, Espoo Cultural Centre

Tapiola Sinfonietta

Beethoven: Prometheus OvertureCarl Czerny: Piano Concerto in C major for piano four handsBeethoven: Symphony no. 4 Klaus Mäkelä, conductorNino Gvetadze, pianoOssi Tanner, piano Schubert: Fantasie in F minor Nino Gvetadze, pianoOssi Tanner, piano Tickets:  tapiolasinfonietta.fi

14-21.04.2019

Lapland, Finland

Hetta Music Festival

Ossi Tanner, pianoEssi Höglund, violinAntto Tunkkari, cello Schumann: 3 Romances op. 94Debussy: Sonata for cello and pianoSibelius: Five Pieces for Piano op. 75Beethoven: Piano Trio "Ghost"  Hetta Music Festival website

08.06.2019

Helsinki, Music Centre

Feel Helsinki

Ossi Tanner plays an array of hits on the piano, leading the audience’s thoughts to shimmers of moonlight, nocturnal ambience, waves of the ocean and oriental exoticism. Featured artists include Beethoven, Debussy and Chopin, and featured works include Moonlight sonata, Clair de lune, Yö meren rannalla, Alla Turca, among others.   He performs at 14:30-15:00 and at 17:00-17:30. The performances last 30 minutes.
 feelhelsinki.info

18.07.2019

Pihlajavesi Church

Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio Rebecca Roozeman, violinLauri Rantamoijanen, celloOssi Tanner, piano

08-22.08.2019

Turku, Finland

Turku Music Festival

Beethoven: Piano Trio "Ghost" Stravinsky: Rite of Spring Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody no. 14 Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances Dinicu: Hora Staccato Schubert: Der Tod und das Mädchen Shostakovich: Piano Trio no. 1 Mahler: Piano Quartet Popper: Requiem Turku Music Festival website

05 - 07.09.2019

Kokkola, Finland

Chamber Music Festival

Schumann: Piano Quintet Beethoven: Piano Trio "Ghost" Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Fantasia

07.09.2019

Lahti, Finland

Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Sibelius Festival

Recital:  Ossi Tanner, piano  Tickets: Lahti Symphony Orchestra website

20.10.2019

Helsinki, Finland

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Chamber music concert: Schumann: Piano Quintet Emma Vähälä, violinJukka Pohjola, violinJakob Dingstad, violaAnton Kukkonen, celloOssi Tanner, piano

08.11.2019

Helsinki, Finland

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 94 G Major ”Drum Roll” Hob.I:94Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1Caroline Shaw: Entr’acteLudwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 B Major Op. 60 Joshua Weilerstein, conductorOssi Tanner, pianoJonas Silinskas, trumpet

13.05.2020

Lahti, Finland

Lahti Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 3 Dima Slobodeniouk, conductorOssi Tanner, piano

2018

02.02.2018

Helsinki, Music Centre

Sibafest, Hommage à Sibelius concert

World premiere: Touko Niemi (1997-): Kaksi laulua sotkasta (2018)Aurora Marthens, sopranoAnna Westerlund, celloOssi Tanner, piano sibafest.fimusiikkitalo.fi

05.02.2018

Turku, Turku Cathedral

Turku Music Festival

Solo RecitalOssi Tanner, piano turunmusiikkijuhlat.fi

14.02.2018

Stockholm, The Royal College of Music

Crossing Keyboards

Ossi Tanner, piano kmh.se

22.02.2018

Lahti, Sibelius Hall

Lahti Symphony Orchestra

F. Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2 op. 21J. Brahms: Piano Quintet op. 34 Hannu Lintu, conductorOssi Tanner, piano  sinfonialahti.fihannulintu.fi

23.02.2018

Lahti, Sibelius Hall

Lahti Symphony Orchestra

F. Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2 op. 21 Hannu Lintu, conductorOssi Tanner, piano sinfonialahti.fihannulintu.fi

15.03.2018

Lahti, Sibelius Hall

F. Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 1 op. 11 Ossi Tanner, pianoMusicians of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra sinfonialahti.fi

16.03.2018

Helsinki, Music Centre

Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra Academy, Sibelius Academy

G. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue Gregor Witt, conductorOssi Tanner, piano uniarts.fimusiikkitalo.fipuhallinpaivat.fihttps://www.staatskapelle-berlin.de/de/kuenstler/gregor-witt.57/

10.04.2018

Moscow, Embassy of Finland

Solo Recital:Sibelius, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Gershwin Ossi Tanner, piano Finnish Embassy of Moscow's Facebook page

22.05.2018

Järvenpää, Ainola

Recital

Sibelius: Violin Concerto, Danses Champetres op. 106, "Flowers" op. 85 Otto Antikainen, violinOssi Tanner, piano

23.05.2018

Helsinki, Bank of Finland

Solo Recital: Sibelius, Lindberg, Kaski

Ossi Tanner, piano suomenpankki.fi

13.06.2018

Naantali, Naantali Church

Naantali Music Festival

Masters on Stage D. Shostakovich: Sonata for cello and piano in D minor op. 40J. Brahms: Piano Quartet no. 2 in G minor op. 25 Arto Noras, selloTami Pohjola, viuluHartmut Rohde, alttoviuluJonathan Roozeman, selloOssi Tanner, piano naantalinmusiikkijuhlat.fi

31.08. - 02.09.

Kokkola

Chamber Music Festival

F. Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major "The Trout"V. Williams: Piano Quintet in C minorD. Shostakovich: 5 pieces for 2 Violins and Piano Ossi Tanner, piano  Kokkola Chamber Music's Facebook page

09.11.2018

Helsinki, Music Centre

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Hannu Lintu, conductorLi Wei Qin, cello Witold Lutosławski: Symphony No. 2Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo ThemeSergei Prokofiev (arr. Palmer): War and Peace, Symphonic Suite Late-night chamber music: Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio Petri Aarnio, violinLi Wei Qin, celloOssi Tanner, piano More info: yle.fi

25.11.2018

Lahti, Finland

Lahti Symphony Orchestra

Chamber music concert: Ossi Tanner, pianoSofia Greus, violinSanna Palas-Lassila, celloEva Ryan, flute  Philip Glass: Opening from GlassworksLeonard Bernstein: Piano TrioClaude Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un fauneAstor Piazzolla: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires sinfonialahti.fi

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