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Major international works on the diversity of life

The diversity of nature, humanity, and history opens up in Time of Music’s 40th anniversary programme. ”Compared to last year’s emphasis on smaller scale works, this year we will hear larger compositions performed by international ensembles”, festival’s artistic director Johan Tallgren reveals. Building on the theme Mundi Novi – New Worlds, the largest programme in… Read more »

Time of Music’s 40th anniversary charts new musical worlds

Image and space are vividly present in Time of Music’s 40th anniversary program. Titled MUNDI NOVI – NEW WORLDS, this year’s festival provides numerous international premieres and interdisciplinary art collaborations.   The opening concert of the festival presents the world premiere of Mark Applebaum’s composition Venture Capital Punishment. Known for his theatrical and crossboundary works, Applebaum’s multifaceted and one-hour long composition is performed by New… Read more »

Contemporary accordion course, 5-11th July 2022, taught by Andreas Borregaard

Through an extensive career as soloist and chamber musician, Andreas Borregaard communicates the accordion’s fascinating qualities and palette of expressions to a wide audience. Collaborating with composers from all over Europe, he is actively influencing the development of this young instrument’s use and repertoire – and pushing the boundaries of the performer’s involvement on stage.… Read more »

Composed Theater Collaboratory, 5-11th July 2022, taught by Mark Applebaum

Composed Theatre Collaboratory – Course description The Time of Music 2022 Composed Theater Collaboratory invites participants to work as polyartists in a performative space of intersecting artistic disciplines, and to create a large-scale work together. Composers, improvisers, performers, and composer-performers — as well as artists working in any media (dancers and choreographers, actors, visual artists,… Read more »

Time of Music 40th anniversary

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Time of Music festival and Summer Academy. In July 2022 we will celebrate from 5th to 11th July with a longer festival than normally and with an exceptionally rich festival program.  The summer academy 2022 to be held during the festival will include a total of four… Read more »

Summer Academy 2022 composition course taught by Mauro Lanza, 5-11th of July, 2022

Venice born and  educated  Mauro Lanza is an experimenter in the broadest sense of the term. He blends classical music lineups with avant-garde instrumentation that includes synthesizers, noise-makers and various toy instruments. For Lanza composition is continuous feedback between the reality of sound (and the reality of the objects that produce the sounds) and the… Read more »

Pandemic transformed Time of Music 2021 to smaller and more national

After two years of pandemic pause, the Time of Music festival was arranged 6th–11th July 2021 in Viitasaari. The festival, known for its focus on newest art music and interdisciplinary art forms, gathered an audience of 1135 listeners with concerts, installation and webcasts. – Time of Music is a small and experimental  festival, and we… Read more »

The tickets are on sale

It is worth buying your ticket in advance! Time of music ticket sales has started on 18.6. at 12.00 in Lippupiste online store. Less than 20 tickets are available for some of the concerts of Time of Music festival. Only 2 people at a time are admitted to the 20-minute performances of the Memorial of Rebellion… Read more »