Eero Palviainen - Tero Saarinen Company

Eero Palviainen

Musician (Theorbo) – Helsinki Baroque Orchestra

Eero Palviainen started his music studies in Finland at the Turku Conservatory and Institute of Music, and went on to theSibelius 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 various instruments, from lute to vihuela. In Third Practice Palviainen plays theorbo. In addition to Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, he also plays in L’Arpeggiata, Arte Suonatore Posnan and in 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.