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Year: 2016

Time of Music Summer Academy presents Susanna Mälkki and James Dillon

Time of Music Festival offers in the summer 2017 a unique opportunity to study conducting with Susanna Mälkki. Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic will tutor a rare masterclass for young conductors. Participating conductors work with an ensemble consisting of IEMA (International Ensemble Modern Academy)… Read more »

Patiparn Jaikampan wins the Rautavaara Competition

Patiparn Jaikampan has won the Einojuhani Rautavaara Chamber Choir Composition Competition. The prize consists of a cash prize of 7000 euros plus a commission to write a work for the Helsinki Chamber Choir, worth 4000 euros. The members of the jury were Mauricio Sotelo, Cornelia Bend, Kaspars Putniņš and Johan Tallgren. The audience also voted… Read more »

The world’s most intriguing family of instruments to Viitasaari Time of Music

One of the world’s leading contemporary music ensembles, Ensemble Musikfabrik, brings to Time of Music Festival its ambitious ”Pitch 43_tuning the cosmos” project with reconstructed Harry Partch –instruments. Californian composer, theorist, visionary and instrument-builder Harry Partch (1901-1974) developed a highly complex tuning system that divides the octave into 43 pitches. To play his music, Partch… Read more »