The main programme of Oulainen Music Week is a classical music concert series, which is supplemented by supporting events with leading names in jazz, folk, children’s music and entertainment.
|Festival address||Oulainen Festival on map|
|Phone||+358 8 479 3272|
|Office||Lautatarhankatu 7 B, FI-86300 Oulainen|
Our 20th anniversary celebration will bring memorable experiences with top Finnish and international artists in the magnificent cultural landscapes of Southwest Finland. The programme will range from familiar classics to the very latest chamber music performed in intimate manor houses and churches.
This city festival will provide music for a wide variety of tastes in splendid concert halls and archipelago venues under the capable guidance of Artistic Director Ville Matvejeff. The programme will include major orchestral concerts, chamber music, opera, recitals, jazz, world music and concerts for the whole family. Performers will be leading Finnish and international artists.
In 2018 we shall celebrate our 20th anniversary as an international meeting point for friends of piano music, with established world-class pianists and promising new stars performing in the unique setting of the Gösta Museum of Art. The Artistic Director of Mänttä Music Festival is the distinguished pianist Niklas Pokki.
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.