The Nordic Music Days brings some november POMP to Helsinki

On the 7th of November Helsinki is hosting the Nordic Music Days 2018, one of the world’s oldest music festivals, founded in 1888.

Nordic Music Days 2018 is arranged by The Finnish Society of Composers.

The programme is out!

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Composers

Rebecka Sofia Ahvenniemi (NO), Daniel Bjarnason (IS), Thomas Bjelkeborn (SE), Bjørn Bolstad Skjelbred (NO), Eivind Buene (NO), Magnus Bunnskog (SE), Britta Byström (SE), Loïc Destremau (DK), Kaj Duncan David (DK), Rikhardur H. Fridriksson (IS), Tyler Futrell (NO), Hans Gefors (SE), Rune Glerup (DK), Fredrik Gran (SE), Helen Grime (SCO), Perttu Haapanen (FI), Jouni Hirvelä (FI), Maija Hynninen (FI), Asta Hyvärinen (FI), Guttorm Kittelsen (NO), Sami Klemola (FI), Lars Klit (DK), Anderd Lind (SE), Jimmy Lopez (FI), Lars Lundehave Larsen (DK), Ida Lundén (SE), Ørjan Matre (NO), Olli Moilanen (FI), Farangis Nurulla-Khoja (SE), Timothy Page (FI), Ville Raasakka (FI), Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928–2016), Karin Rehnqvist (SE), Joakim Sandgren (SE), Albert Schnelzer (SE), Jan Martin Smørdal (NO), Tine Surel Lange (NO), Kari Beate Tandberg (NO), Kristine Tjøgersen (NO), Anna Thorvaldsdottir (IS), Adam Vilagi (FI), Christian Winther Christensen (DK), Itzam Zapata (FI), Sauli Zinovjev (FI)

 

 

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Performers

Anekdoten
Avanti!
defunensemble

Anna-Maria Helsing, conductor
Helsinki Chamber Choir
Helsinki Philharmonic
Jeavestone
Liberty Ship

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor
Lauri Sallinen, clarinet
Uusinta Ensemble
Marko Ylönen, cello
among others

 

 

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Festival team

Artistic director: Osmo Tapio Räihälä
Executive director: Annu Mikkonen
Producer: Hanna Kosonen
Press officer: Tatu Tamminen