Juho Pohjonen


Juho Pohjonen Photo credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

An ardent exponent of Scandinavian music, pianist Juho Pohjonen performs widely in Europe, Asia, and North America, with symphony orchestras, in recital and chamber music. During the 2018-19 season, he appears as soloist with the Nashville, Pacific, Bay Atlantic, and Duluth Superior symphony orchestras. He enjoys an ongoing association with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and is an alum of The Bowers Program (formerly CMS Two). Other highlights of this season include his recital debut at the 92nd Street Y in New York, a European tour in February, and concerts in Toronto and Alicante, Spain. Highlights of his summer 2018 schedule included his debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony and appearances at the Marlboro Music Festival, La Jolla Music Society SummerFest, and Tannery Pond Concerts in Chatham, New York. 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, and Vancouver. He has performed as soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Mostly Mozart Festival, Bournemouth Symphony, London’s Philharmonia, Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra, and with orchestras throughout Scandinavia. His recent recordings include Romantic repertoire with cellist Inbal Segev on Avie Records and works in honor of Finland’s centennial as pianist of the Sibelius Trio on Yarlung Records. Mr. Pohjonen studied with Meri Louhos and Hui-Ying Liu-Tawaststjerna at the Sibelius Academy from which he obtained a master’s degree.