Auri Information

History and Timeline of Auri:

Auri is a unique musical project that combines the talents of its members to create enchanting and ethereal music. Here is a timeline of the formation and journey of Auri:

2017: Auri was formed as a musical collaboration between three exceptionally talented artists: Tuomas Holopainen, the keyboardist and main songwriter of the renowned Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, singer-songwriter Johanna Kurkela, and multi-instrumentalist Troy Donockley, known for his work with Nightwish as well.

2018: The trio released their eponymous debut album, “Auri,” which showcased their unique blend of folk, classical, and ambient elements. The album was well-received for its atmospheric and otherworldly sound.

2019: Auri embarked on their first European tour, allowing fans to experience their mesmerizing music in a live setting. The tour garnered positive reviews for its enchanting performances.

2020: The band continued to receive critical acclaim for their debut album, and their music found a dedicated audience who appreciated the dreamlike quality of their songs.

2021: Auri released their highly anticipated second album, “II – Those We Don’t Speak Of,” which expanded upon the mystical themes and enchanting soundscapes of their debut. The album included tracks like “Pearl Diving” and “The Forest That Weeps (Summer).”

Auri’s music is known for its ability to transport listeners to a fantastical realm through its evocative melodies and poetic lyrics.


  1. “Auri” (2018) – Debut Album
    • Notable Tracks: “The Space Between,” “Aphrodite Rising”
  2. “II – Those We Don’t Speak Of” (2021) – Album
    • Notable Tracks: “Pearl Diving,” “The Forest That Weeps (Summer)”


  • Tuomas Holopainen – Keyboards and Songwriting
  • Johanna Kurkela – Vocals
  • Troy Donockley – Multi-instrumentalist

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