The composer as marathon manmain
Mikko Heiniö’s 70th birthday is being marked tonight in Turku, Finland, with the premiere of his third symphony.
He has also written nine piano concertos and three operas.
In between running six to eight marathons every year. Mikko says: ‘I entered musical life as a composer and I intend to leave it as a composer, but in between I can do something else.’