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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 »

Time of Music 2021 looks to the past and to the future

The program of Time of Music has been published. The theme in this year’s festival is Timeshifts – Memorials for the future. The program will include traditional concerts, hybrid events, and a 20-minute ritualistic installation that can only be accessed by two people at a time. There will be extraordinarily many Finnish ensembles and artists… Read more »

Time of Music 6–11th July 2021 LIVE & HYBRID

Time of Music festival is back with live festival in July 2021. The program includes daily live-concerts, but also multi-artistic and experimental hybrid projects. Part of the program can be followed free of charge online, but naturally the best experience will be delivered live in Viitasaari. We have taken serious covid-19 precautions in all festival… Read more »

The festival program will be released soon – Subscribe to Newsletter

The festival program and theme of Time of Music 2021 will be released in the beginning of June. The program will be announced here at our webpage and with our festival newsletter. Be the first to get the information about festival program and the ticket sale release and subscribe! You can subscribe our newsletter HERE.

Registration for Viitasaari Summer Academy is open

The Summer Academy of Viitasaari Time of Music festival has published the summer courses 2021. The registration is open from 1st April to 2nd of May. Summer Academy offers two courses in summer 2021. Coronavirus safety directives from national authorities will be carefully followed when implementing the courses and the festival programme . Rebellion for… Read more »