AssiHarpsichordist Assi Karttunen has specialized in performing and researching Baroque music. She also performs in interdisciplinary groups with experimental and contemporary repertory. As a soloist she has performed in Italy, Belgium, UK, Ireland, Japan, Russia, Estonia, Denmark and Sweden. And in orchestras and ensembles in the most European countries.

Karttunen works as a musician-researcher and as a teacher at the DocMus, Doctoral school of Sibelius Academy, and teaches harpsichord playing and basso continuo at the Early Music department, Sibelius Academy. Karttunen has published her research in journals like a peer-reviewed quarterly journal Musiikki, Trio Research Publication, and Ruukku Studies in Artistic Research.

She has recorded solo albums and played in several orchestras and ensembles, currently working in her Elysian Fields -workshop. The emphasis of her thesis was on the aesthetic and philosophical background of the eighteenth century French cantata.

Elysian Fields Elysionin Kedot