Invigorating chamber music, philosophical debate and academic enquiry will come together at this fascinating festival amidst the autumnal ambience of an idyllic garden city within the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, with a wide range of workshops and some unprecedented surprises.
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The Old Town in Rauma provides unique concert venues for this August celebration. Our programme of chamber music is a refreshing combination of familiar classics and lesser-known gems reflecting an annually changing theme.
This internationally acclaimed festival will bring together friends of Sibelius’ music from across the globe, as the Lahti Symphony Orchestra once again invites all friends of Finland’s national composer to spend a wonderful long weekend in the acoustically splendid setting of Sibelius Hall. Our Chief Conductor Dima Slobodeniouk will serve as Artistic Director of the 2018 festival.
Lieksa provides an incomparable venue for brass music, and the annual Brass Week brings together a large cohort of Finnish and international brass musicians. The programme will include a broad range of concerts, brass music courses, and an international trumpet competition, plus a generous assortment of fringe events, free admission concerts, outdoor musical performances and children’s events. We shall also arrange an international euphonium competition in 2018.