Eero Palviainen

Musician (Theorbo) – Helsinki Baroque Orchestra

Eero Palviainen started his music studies in Finland at the Turku Conservatory and Institute of Music, and continued to Sibelius Academy, where he studied with Leif Karlson. After that he studied with Hopkinson Smith at Schola Cantorum Basilien (1992).

During his 30-year career Palviainen has been a part of many orchestras, also performing solo. His expertise includes both renaissance and baroque music, and he plays different instruments from lutes to vihuela. In Third Practice Palviainen plays theorbo. In addition to Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, he also plays at L’Arpeggiata, Arte Suonatore Posnan and at the Finnish Baroque Orchestra. Palviainen teaches early music at the University of Arts in Helsinki. His collaboration with TSC started in 2019, when Third Practice first premiered with the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra.