“I love chanson. It’s like a seat in a small cinema.”
Tuija Rantalainen is a Finnish pianist-singer-songwriter and she writes modern chanson. She mixes many genres in her music and the lyrics she writes, give voice to the people in the shadows. Tuijas’ virtuothic piano-playing and soulful singing makes her recordings and gigs mesmerising. Tuijas’ latest childrens’ album was a nominee in EMMA-gala 2016. Her latest theatre-compositon is Rehu-Virtanen, written with Juha Hurme.