Ritmo Animale

Sumén is also composing orchestral music and several Finnish orchestras has played his Ritmo Animale serie for choir and orchestra    (duration appr. 60 min). It contains two series: Emotional Hedgehog (Tunteellinen siili, four songs, 2007) and Ritmo Animale               (Overture and 10 songs, 2009). Every song is a story about a different animal or insect: fox, hedgehog, muskrat, pig, wolf, squirrel, bat, moscuito and ant, rabbit, vole, cat, camel and dog. Texts are Finnish animal poems from the last hundred years.


In addition of composing Sumén does arrangements for orchestras, any size of bands go. 


Sumén is also interested in producing records for artists / bands.