Soloist, chamber musician and pedagogue
Markus Hallikainen (1987) is a versatile Finnish cellist. He has performed as a chamber musician and a soloist in many European countries, Russia and the USA. He is also an active pedagogue and the founder of Varkauden KesäKlassinen music festival. Markus has received prizes and scholarships, such as the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship. He has been supported by many Finnish cultural foundations. He has graduated from Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Switzerland and received the distuingished Soloist Diploma. He also has a Master's degree and the pedagogical qualification from the Sibelius Academy, the University of the Arts (Finland).
Upcoming events / News:
Due to the circumstances Markus has focused more on teaching. News about coming projects will be added soon.
22/9/2020 14:00 Sellosali, Espoo
Marika Krook, singer; Markus Hallikainen, cello; Maija Weitz, piano
4.-6/9/2020 Lounais-Hämeen Musiikkipäivät
Reeta Aho, viulu; Markus Hallikainen, sello; Emma Koponen, piano
10/2/2020 19:00 Kamarihelmi-festival, Espoo