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Year: 2019

New Executive Director of the Time of Music Festival is Mr. Mikko Leppänen

The contemporary music festival Time of Music organized yearly in Viitasaari, Finland will receive a new Executive director from the beginning of the year 2020, Mikko Leppänen. Time of Music is one of the oldest festivals of contemporary music in Finland and has multiple international partners. Mikko Leppänen currently works as the General Manager of… Read more »

Time of Music festival theme for 2019 is The Grammar of Light

The theme of the Time of Music 2019 edition is “The Grammar of Light”. The theme dwells on themes linked in music to light and its metaphysic and existential layers bordering on the sacred and mystic, themes that have been of importance since the beginning of resident composer and teacher Kaija Saariaho’s career. This theme… Read more »

Summer Academy of Contemporary Music at the Time of Music Festival open for applications | Improvisation course will be taught by John Butcher

Time of Music organizes once again the Summer Academy of Contemporary Music from 2nd to 7th July 2019 in Viitasaari, Finland. The three courses of the Academy will be tutored by international guest stars and leading composers, pedagogues and musicians of the world. We welcome all interested music students and young professionals to deepen their… Read more »