M.A. Numminen website

M.A.Numminen is a singer, songwriter, composer, author and filmmaker. He has been awarded an honorary doctorate in Political Sciences by the Åbo Akademi (Turku) 2011, and a honorary doctorate in Philosophy at the Helsinki University in 2014.

Performance concepts:


M.A.Numminen - Pedro Hietanen Duo. Jazz, rock, ditty, humour.

The Neorustic Jazz Orchestra. M.A.Numminen, vocals; Pedro Hietanen, accordion; Jani Uhlenius, piano; Pekka Sarmanto, double bass.

The Neorustic Tango Orchestra. Sanna Pietiäinen, vocals; M.A.Numminen, speaker; Pedro Hietanen, accordion; Jani Uhlenius, piano; Pekka Sarmanto, double bass.

M.A.Numminen Sings Wittgenstein. Six songs composed by M.A.Numminen to the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein's book Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. Mr. Numminen tells about his relation to Wittgenstein's philosophy. Often Pedro Hietanen on piano.

The larger music works by M.A.Numminen has been composed to Finnish or German librettos by himself.




Photo: Thomas Dikk, Zurich