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Whole programme is out in November 2016.


Musica nova 2017 opening concert released


The opening concert of Music nova 2017, conducted by new Artistic Director André de Ridder, features both world and Finnish premieres: two fresh voices of the next generation of Finnish composers as well as two internationally renowned composers, who represent groundbreaking developments of contemporary classical music in the 21st century.

Radio Symphonyorchestra’s concert will feature a world [...]

Conductor André de Ridder named Artistic Director of Musica nova Helsinki


Conductor André de Ridder has been named Artistic Director of Musica nova Helsinki.The next festival will take place in February 2017.De Ridder’s agreement will cover the 2017 and 2019 festival editions.

Read the press release for more.

Photo © Marco Borggreve

Musica nova Helsinki thanks its audience!


Musica nova Helsinki gathered together 5 500 people to the concerts and lectures organized during the festival. Over half a million people followed the festival through the radio emissions and streamed concerts.

Musica nova thanks everyone involved and welcomes you all to the next festival in February 2017! The exact dates will be published later.

(suomi) Illan RSO:n konsertti katsottavissa suorana Yleltä


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Musica nova Helsinki

Musica nova Helsinki in Finland’s largest contemporary music festival. Held biennially, it presents the very latest music, composers now making their mark internationally, and contemporary classics.

The next Musica nova Helsinki is held on 1.-12.2.2017. The whole program is published in November 2016.

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