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Minna Pensola

Violin, Baroque Violin

Violinist Minna Pensola is known as an intense performer, invigorating soloist, and energetic orchestra leader, and she is a regular guest at many international chamber music festivals. Pensola is a versatile player in the music field and has established regular club evenings combining a casual bar and classical live music in her hometown Helsinki, as well as the PuKamaChamber concert series, which she runs together with her spouse, violinist Antti Tikkanen. An active and close relationship with Finnish composers has produced many works dedicated to her. Pensola is co-artistic director of Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival since 2021 and has been the artistic partner of the Joensuu City Orchestra since 2019. She is a member of the award winning string quartet Meta4, teaches chamber music at the European Chamber Music Academy (ECMA) and violin at the Sibelius Academy. Minna performs on a Carlo Bergonzi violin from 1732, owned by the Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Foundation.

This Artist performs in the following events:

Handel Extravaganza; Poets & Puppets; Meet the New Graf; Grumpy Hedgehog, Happy Oboe; Meet the Composer; Beethoven Meets the Mambo; Shakespearean Fantasies; Tabula Rasa

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