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Juha T. Koskinen was born in Espoo, Finland, in 1972.
He studied composition at Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, at CNSMD in Lyon and IRCAM in Paris. His first composition for orchestra ”Fatalité” (1995) was commissioned by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and a concert dedicated to his compositions was part of the Musica nova Helsinki Festival in 1999. Koskinen wrote his first chamber opera ”Velhosiskot” in 1996 and since then he has composed several works for music theater. ”Ophelia/Tiefsee” (2016) for actor, viola and orchestra, a collaboration with the stage director Aleksi Barrière, was commissioned by Radio France. In 2004 his composition ”Sogni di Dante” received the Takefu International Composition Award in Japan. In 2016 Koskinen started to teach composition at Aichi University of the Arts in Japan as a visiting professor. Music Finland composer profile https://core.musicfinland.fi/composers/juha-t-koskinen Publisher Fennica Gehrman https://www.fennicagehrman.fi/composers-works/koskinen-juha-t/ IRCAM, the Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/Music http://brahms.ircam.fr/juha-koskinen