Come and enjoy leading artists performing at incomparable concert venues in a genuine rural setting. Concerts are arranged in splendid locations, such as the wooden church at Luhanka, the mediaeval church at Sysmä, and large manor houses in the region. The Artistic Director of the festival is the distinguished conductor Esa Heikkilä.
|Festival address||Sysmä Festival on map|
|Phone||+358 44 713 4539|
|Office||Valittulantie 5, FI-19700 Sysmä|
This splendid event provides an opportunity for leading artists to enchant their audiences amidst the magnificent cultural landscapes and surroundings of Kimito Island. The festival programme will include both early and newer chamber music performances in fine churches and atmospheric manor house settings.
An intimate, youthful celebration in the childhood stamping ground of Finland’s national composer Jean Sibelius, with concerts in various districts of Loviisa, just an hour’s drive from Helsinki to the East. With short distances between performance venues, a warm concert mood is guaranteed to pervade these idyllic surroundings.
The seaside resort of Hanko at the southernmost point of Finland provides a unique setting for a splendid musical celebration, with a concert series featuring international stars and rapidly rising young talents. The HMF Fringe series of free admission events will bring the music out of concert halls, while the Hanko Music Course inspires children and young people in their music studies.
The programmed events of this warm celebration tastefully combine a wide range of musical experiences in various genres that draw strength from unique concert venues in the rural milieu of Harjavalta and Kokemäki. Pride of place goes to chamber and wind instrument music, complemented by high standard light music and children’s concerts.