Joonas Ahonen, piano

Finnish pianist Joonas Ahonen became a member of Klangforum Wien in 2011. Before that he had already appeared as a soloist with a number of renowned orchestras and ensembles such as the Finnish RSO, the Tapiola Sinfonietta, Avanti! and Ictus.

Ahonen has recently performed at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival and at the Davos Festival. As a soloist of Klangforum Wien he has appeared at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires with Ligeti’s Piano Concerto, at the festival Wien Modern, performing Beat Furrer’s Klavierkonzert, and at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan with Furrer’s Piano Quintet Spur.

Ahonen studied at the Sibelius Academy with Tuija Hakkila and Liisa Pohjola.