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Ruuskanen Railio Duo

Veera Railio and Maija Ruuskanen are both versatile music professionals: singer-songwriters and music theater professionals. They both are members of the Music Theatre Kapsäkki / Musiikkiteatteri Kapsäkki in Helsinki. www.kapsakki.fi

Both performers have Master of Music degrees from the Sibelius Academy.

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Ruuskanen released their first album together, Tänään (Today) in 2006 with the formation Ruuskanen Railio Company, founded in 2003 with Veera Railio. The musical style of this acoustic band could be best described as pop music with a scent of jazz and folk influences.

Their second album together was released 2012 with the formation Ruuskanen Railio Strings Samassa Unessa. There are also several guest artist in that album.

They have been hosting Ruuskanen Railio Klubi with featuring artists since 2011. With that concept there has been several different acoustic concerts around Finland although their so called home stage is still in Music Theatre Kapsäkki.

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Maija Ruuskanen is a versatile composer, musician and music theatre professional from Finland. Already during her studies at the renowned Sibelius Academy in Helsinki she established herself as a pianist and composer in the contemporary music and theatre music scenes in Helsinki. Her works include jazz flavoured pop songs, sound designing and strong songs for theatre and performances, as well as commissioned classical compositions.

As songwriter Ruuskanen released her first recording, Tänään (Today) in 2006 with the formation Ruuskanen Railio Company, founded in 2003 with Veera Railio. The musical style of this acoustic band could be best described as pop music with a scent of jazz and folk influences. Maija Ruuskanen has received several grants from different organisation and foundations for her artistic work as composer.

www.maijaruuskanen.com/in-english/

Veera Railio is a versatile creative musician who moves in different genres, as well as a singer-musician and performer. The main instruments are vocals and violin. Railio is also an active and dynamic member of the Kapsäkki Music Theatre. One of Railio’s flagship projects is the acoustic Ruuskanen Railio Club, hosted together with pianist-composer Maija Ruuskanen. Other notable works: Baroque harpist Andrew Lawrence-King’s band, The Adiemus Singers, Radio Chamber Choir, Savonlinna Opera Festival and major musicals at Svenska Teatern and Helsinki City Theater.

www.veerarailio.com

RUUSKANEN RAILIO DUO CONCERT TOUR
IN GERMANY 11 – 21.5.2022
organised by Deutsch-Finnische Gesellschaft DFG

Wed 11.5. BraunschweigEvangelische Kirchengemeinde Stöckheim
Kirchenbrink 3 C, 38124 Braunschweig

Thu 12.5. Berlin – Galerie Kulturhaus Spandau
Mauerstraße 6, 13597 Berlin

Fri 13.5. Ahrensburg – Marstall Ahrensburg (Reithalle)
Lübecker Straße 8, 22926 Ahrensburg

Sat 14.5. Bad Honnef
Rathausplatz 3

Sun 15.5. Dortmund – Auslandsgesellschaft Dortmund (Matinée-Konzert 11:00)
Steinstraße 48, 44147 Dortmund

Tue 17.5. Frankfurt – Finnische Gemeinde Frankfurt/ Dornbuschgemeinde
Carl-Goerdeler-Straße 1a, 60320 Frankfurt

Wed 18.5. Wolfsheim – Dorfgemeinschaftshaus Wolfsheim (nearby Meinz)
Ringstraße 22, 55578 Wolfsheim

Thu 19.5. Hainfeld – atelier29 (nearby Karlsruhe)
Weinstraße 29, 76835 Hainfeld

Sat 21.5. Pforzheim – Café Roland
Theaterstraße 22, 75175 Pforzheim

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Musik ohne Grenzen

Das Duo Ruuskanen & Railio spielt, singt und arrangiert so ziemlich alles, von der klassischen Musik bis hin zu erdigem Blues, Jazzstandards sowie Pop- und Rockklassikern.

Beide haben an der Sibelius Akademie in Helsinki studiert und mit fast allen gespielt, die in Finnland Rang und Namen haben. Sie machen Theatermusik, treten bei den Opernfestspielen in Savonlinna auf – Maija Ruuskanen hat bereits selbst eine Oper geschrieben. Nebenbei haben sie auch noch ihren eigenen Musikklub in Helsinki, wo sie mit unterschiedlichsten Gästen auftreten und ihre Vision von Musik ohne Grenzen zelebrieren.

Ruuskanen Railio Duo – basic technical rider

Tuned acoustic grand piano / upright piano

2 x condencer microphones for piano (Rode NT5, AKG C414 for example)
2 x vocal microphones (Sennheiser e935, Shure SM58, AKG D5)
4 x microphone boom stands
4 x microphone cables
2 x monitor speakers
Suitable cables for monitor speakers
Mixer with at least 1 aux send and onboard fx.
2 x PA speakers
2 x speaker stands
Suitable cables for PA speakers
We are Duo – Maija plays piano and Veera plays violin and we both sing.

Phone: +358 50 590 6936 (Maija)
Email: maijaruu@gmail.com

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