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Autonomy, politics and gestures at Time of Music

Time of Music festival´s (Viitasaari, Finland) theme was art & autonomy. Both the discussions and the artistic programme tackled questions such as: What is the role, value and appreciation of art in our world? How does digitality affect the autonomy of arts? Festival´s guest composer was James Dillon. Dillon has been associated with the new… Read more »

Time of Music concert programme out now

Time of Music Festival at Viitasaari, Finland presents James Dillon as guest composer, world premieres from young Finnish composers Sebastian Hilli and Jouni Hirvelä and contemporary music masterworks never before performed in Finland. Time of Music is the yearly lookout to contemporary music that includes summer academy courses and a cutting edge festival programme. The… Read more »

Time of Music Festival theme in 2017 is Art & Autonomy

The upcoming edition of Time of Music Festival (Viitasaari, Finland) will focus on the theme of Art & Autonomy. Though the theme resonates with centenary celebration of Finland’s independence this year, it is a universal theme addressed by international speakers and performers. Both the discussions and the artistic programme tackle questions such as: What is… Read more »

Musical Collisions and Radical Creativity with teacher Mark Applebaum

Musical Collisions and Radical Creativity course invites composers, performers, and composer-performers to examine the margins of musical culture in search of nonconformist, maverick, and eccentric creative impulses that radically expand the definition of art. Course topics include ritual in performance; the boundaries of musical indeterminacy; the ephemerality of silence; polyartists and dilettantes; the opportunities and… Read more »