Juho Pohjonen


Juho Pohjonen Photo credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Finnish pianist Juho Pohjonen performs widely in Europe, Asia, and North America, collaborating with symphony orchestras and playing in recital and chamber settings. In 2022–23 he appears at a number of summer festivals including Marlboro, ChamberFest Cleveland, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s “Summer Evenings” series, and the Peninsula Music Festival. Concerto appearances are with the German Radio Philharmonic, Lahti Symphony, and Taiwan Philharmonic. Recital engagements include the Steinway Society, Society of the Four Arts, Weis Center, and a duo concert with Inbal Segev at Howland Chamber Music Circle. He has previously appeared in recital at New York’s Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, and in San Francisco, La Jolla, Detroit, Savannah, and Vancouver. He made his London debut at Wigmore Hall, and has performed recitals in Antwerp, Hamburg, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, and Warsaw. His most recent recording with cellist Inbal Segev features cello sonatas by Chopin and Grieg, and Schumann’s Fantasiestücke. His previous recordings include Plateaux on Dacapo Records and Maps and Legends on the Music@Menlo Live series. He is a member of the Sibelius Trio, which released a recording on Yarlung Records in honor of Finland’s 1917 centennial of independence. In 2019 he launched MyPianist, an AI-based iOS app that provides interactive piano accompaniment to musicians everywhere. Pohjonen earned a master’s degree from Meri Louhos and Hui-Ying Liu-Tawaststjerna at the Sibelius Academy in 2008. An alum of The Bowers Program, he enjoys an ongoing association with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.