Posts Categorized: Review

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Esa-Pekka Salonen is demolishing walls

The Sibelius Academy celebrates Finland’s centenary by forming a joint symphony orchestra with the Juilliard School. The orchestra is conducted by maestro Esa-Pekka Salonen, an alumnus of the Sibelius Academy and a regular guest at the Juilliard School. »

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Success in Venice

Anita Seppä, the Research Pavilion’s commissioner, has always been crossing boundaries in her work. If it was up to her, she would spend the whole summer in Venice sampling the international displays. »

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Engaging research with the art world

The second Research Pavilion will be bigger, better organised and more carefully planned than the first, promise curators Jan Kaila and Henk Slager. This year’s theme in Venice, Utopia of Access, is politically relevant, but there’s more to it than that. »

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Making the melodies soar

Towns outside the capital region are raising talented musicians, who will hopefully find their way to the Sibelius Academy through inspiring master classes »

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Global roots

The Global Music programme educates multicultural musicians who appreciate traditions. Studying in an international group inspires the students to find fresh perspectives on doing familiar things. »

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Performances inspired by ecology

The Theatre Academy’s relationship with ecology – and consequently, performance, as well – is about to go through a reformation. A new master’s programme focusing on ecology will be launched in autumn 2016. »

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Play!

Sandra Mahlamäki and Ville Laaksonen make art for the digital native generation. »

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MASTERS AND APPRENTICES

Mauno Järvelä, one of the most renowned folk musicians in Finland, has trained a generation of musicians that grew up with his Näppäri Method since the 1980s. The point of Järvelä’s method is openness and sharing the experience of making music. »