Past Events

Spring 2010

Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society organized a concert series in Lincoln Center, New York on a Finnish theme. Both Finnish and American musicians performed. Preceding concerts in Helsinki were organized.

Autumn 2009

The House of the Sun opera Oct 29 - Nov 1 in Austin, Texas

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11th annual Finlandia University Sibelius Academy Music Festival from Sept 21 to 25

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Summer 2009

Santa Fe - Creative Dialogue II, June 1 - 10

Seven cellists from top American universities and the Sibelius Academy worked together in a workshop conducted by famous Finnish cellist Anssi Karttunen in the Acequia Madre House and gave a final concert in the Sr. Jacobs' Auditorium.

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Summer 2008

Santa Fe - Creative Dialogue, August 1 - 8

Young composers and performers from the Sibelius Academy and top American universities met in a symposium conducted by composer Kaija Saariaho and cellist Anssi Karttunen

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10th Sibelius Music Academy Festival from July 29th to August 2nd in Hancock, Michigan

Gifted professional-level musicians from the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki Finland, perform in three concerts. The Sibelius Festival offered also several other community events, including a series of student seminars, pre-concert performances by local musicians, and informal opportunities to hear and meet the Sibelius Academy musicians.

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November, 2007

A jazz workshop was organized from November 5th to 12th at the Acequia Madre House in Santa Fe. Musicians from the Sibelius Academy and Miami University participated and a concert was given at the end of the workshop in the St. Frances Auditorium in Santa Fe.

October, 2007

Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra performed in a concert on October 23rd in Los Angeles at the Walt Disney Concert Hall under the conduction of Esa-Pekka Salonen.

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A conductors Master Class led by Jorma Panula was held together with the Colburn School of Music October 21st to 25th in Los Angeles. Seven student conductors from Finland and the US were invited, and two concerts were given at the end of the course.

A Music Education Symposium titled Music for All: A Vision for Los Angeles took place on October 29th in Los Angeles. Representatives from Finland, the US and Venezuela shared their perspectives on their countries' music education policies.

March, 2007

Prof. Charles Castleman from the Eastman School of Music gave a master class in the Sibelius Academy and vice versa prof. Päivyt Meller gave one in the Eastman School.

Prof. Hui-Ying Tawaststjerna gave a master class in the University of Oregon.

17th March, 2007

Sibelius Academy 125 years in Finland.
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3rd March, 2007

48th Annual Awards Dinner Dance honoring Sibelius Academy on its 125th anniversary, New York organized by Finlandia Foundation Metropolitan Chapter, Inc.


10th October 2006

Meta4 Quartet of Finland in Carnegie Hall, NYC
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