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Time of Music programme published

Year 2015 edition of Time of Music Festival is titled ”Checkpoint Viitasaari”. The festival brings together an exceptionally wide range of artist generations: both those who have established their careers and those who visit Viitasaari the first time. Time of Music aims at creating dialogues between generations and their questions, checkpoints and experiences. Since the… Read more »

Time of Music honored with EFFE Label 2015-2016

EFFE is proud to announce the results of Europe’s finest festivals honored with the EFFE Label 2015-2016. Following a process of intense evaluation from national experts to an international jury, 761 festivals from 31 countries now belong to the first generation of EFFE Label recipients. EFFE – Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe, initiated by… Read more »

Announcement of the 2nd International Rautavaara Composition Competition

The International Einojuhani Rautavaara Chamber Choir Composition Workshop and Competition is an opportunity for young composers to work intensively with a professional chamber choir. Participants will work with the Helsinki Chamber Choir and renowned composers Beat Furrer and Jukka Tiensuu in a workshop in November 2015 before completing their final composition for the competition. The… Read more »

34th Time of Music Festival presents Sir Harrison Birtwistle and Ensemble Modern

Year 2015 edition of Time of Music Festival brings to Viitasaari, Finland two great names of contemporary British music, Sir Harrison Birtwistle and Brian Ferneyhough. The 80-year-old Birtwistle is no doubt one of the most distinguished living composers in the world. Along his prize-winning compositions, Ferneyhough is widely recognized as one of today’s foremost pedagogues,… Read more »

Time of Music Summer Academy June 30 – July 5 2015

Time of Music Festival offers in the summer 2015 several unique opportunities to study contemporary music with the world’s topmost composers, pedagogues and musicians. We welcome all interested music students and young professionals, both composers and musicians to deepen their knowledge of the classics of contemporary music and enhance their skills in composition, ensemble playing… Read more »