Fanny Söderström

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Fanny Söderström (b.1993) is studying at the Sibelius Academy with Tuija Hakkila. In 2016-17 she is doing exchange studies in Universität der Künste Berlin with prof. Björn Lehmann.

Söderström has participated in masterclasses of e.g. Dmitri Bashkirov, Liisa Pohjola and Hortense Cartier-Bresson. Söderström performs actively in Finland and Germany as soloist and chamber musician and has a wide repertoire from early Baroque to the 21st Century music.

In 2015 she had a tour in China in thirteen different cities where she played chamber music with her ensemble. She works also often with singers both with lied and opera. Söderström debuted as orchestra soloist in Espoo in 2008.

In 2010 started Söderstrom her own orchestra, Oma Orchestra. The orchestra had its first concert in 2011 in St. John’s Church with Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 1 conducted by Jonas Rannila and Söderström herself as soloist. In May 2015 Söderström debuted as a conductor with Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor playing also the solo part.

Söderström has been awarded in many piano competitions (e.g. Tampere Piano Competition 2017 shared 2.price, Nordic Piano Competition 2017 finalist, Helmi Vesa Piano Competition 2015 prizewinner).