Johanna and Mikko are highly experienced and educated professionals from Helsinki, Finland and have worked in the music industry for more than 15 years.
For the past 7 years they have been based in Dubai performing as the Johanna Sandell Duo – a dynamic act that is both elegant and sophisticated as well as fresh and glamorous. During this time they have successfully performed at numerous high end events in the UAE and have also been busily booked as a residence act in different 5-star hotels.
Dubai-based popular duo
from Helsinki, Finland.
Available for events,
gala dinners, corporate parties, weddings, product launches, private functions & residencies.
Mikko is a multi-instrumentalist and a virtuoso on the piano on which he accompanies Johanna’s famously beautiful voice. They perform an extensive repertoire of well known songs – their expertise includes an eclectic mix of pop & jazz, stylish lounge and house, soulful easy listening and also current chart hits mixed with uptempo latin tunes for the more festive crowd. In other words – they cater to pretty much any kind of event!
Johanna Sandell Duo performs both with and without backing tracks (high quality tracks that they themselves produce in a studio). They speak fluent English, Swedish and Finnish and perform also in French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Johanna and Mikko are freelancers and are constantly looking for new inspiring projects. If required they can also perform as a trio, with a professional saxophonist.
Residency at the 5-star Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, performing in The Rib Room
Residency at the 5-star Sofitel Jumeirah Beach, perfroming in Rococo, A.O.C. French Brasserie & Plantation Bar
Residency at the 5-star Bonnington Hotel, performing in Healey’s Bar
Residency at the 5-star Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa performing in White Orchid Lounge on the luxurious Palm Tree Court side
Residency at Jazz @ Pizza Express
Residency at The Ivy, Emirates Towers
Performances in various 5-star hotels and venues in the UAE including Emirates Golf Club, Waldorf Astoria, Music Hall, The Address Montgomerie, Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, One & Only, Sofitel The Palm, Polo & Equestrian Club, Ritz-Carlton Grand Canal, Rixos The Palm, Conrad Hotel, Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi, Ritz-Carlton, Novotel, Sofitel, Bonnington, Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai Aquarium in Dubai Mall, Level Shoe District in Dubai Mall,
Private events such as singing for the Sheikh's daughter on her birthday and performing for the President of Kazakhstan in his private estate
Performing in the neighbouring countries - Bahrain & Oman at the beautiful Shangri-La Al Husn
Performing on various Scandinavian cruise ships
Hundreds of corporate events: Nokia, Boucheron/Al Tayer Group, Finlandia Vodka, Wilhelmsen Ships Service, Canon, Freshfields, Emaar, Inside Out Magazine, Deloitte, IBM, Kone, Toyota, Rovio Mobile/Angry Birds, Sergio Rossi, Tapiola, Gigantti, DHL, Esquire/ITP Publishing etc.
Gala dinners & award shows
Weddings, birthdays and other celebrations
Restaurants and terraces
Clubs and arenas
The Eurovision Song Contest
Numerous TV shows in Finland and MBC in Dubai
Pianist, Singer (Vocalist)
Chill Out, Commercial, Lounge Music, Soul
Wedding, Festival, Public Event, Corporate Event, Private Party, Exhibition
- Sound Equipment
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