Time of Music Festival is one of the partners in EU financed 4-year project Ulysses. The project was preceded by Ulysses Network Project 2012-2016, that grounded the cooperation of the partners and gave ideas for the new project. Ulysses project will continue to work with young composers, artists and ensembles in contemporary classical music genre and focus on the new audiences and dissemination of the artform.
Ulysses project was granted the total sum of 2 million € for four years. The total budget of Time of Music will be 260 000 € and it will bring to Viitasaari Summer Academy students, young ensembles and composers working with them, networking and production of music premieres. The project starts 1st June 2016.
The project is coordinated by IRCAM (Institut de recherche et de coordination acoustique musique) and other partners are Aldeburgh Music (UK), Flagey (BE), Divertimento Ensemble (IT), Fondation Royaumont (FR), Institut für Kulturelle Innovationsforschung – new classical e.V. Summer Academy OPUS XXI (DE), Impuls (AT), Internationale Ensemble Modern Akademie (DE), Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt (DE), Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor (EE), Gaudeamus Muziekweek (NL) and Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival (NO).