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Events: Blank Out

A breathtaking combination of opera, 3D-media, poetry, eighties beats and techno. Blank Out pushes operatic boundaries taking the art form to a next level. Nova is proud to bring the opera to Finland so soon after its world premiere, already hailed as historic. As in his other works, composer Michel van der Aa continues to break with tradition, mixing disciplines and media to create uniquely structured works. ‘Blank Out’ is based upon the life... Read more

News: Finnish premiere of Michel van der Aa’s Blank Out at Musica nova

A breathtaking combination of opera, 3D-media, poetry, eighties beats and techno. Blank Out pushes operatic boundaries taking the art form to a next level. Nova and the Finnish National Opera is proud to bring the opera to Finland so soon after its world premiere, already hailed as historic. As in his other works, composer Michel van der Aa continues to break with tradition, mixing disciplines and media to create uniquely structured works.... Read more

Page: Media 2017

Media Accreditation until 23.1. Accreditation requests (with concert + media info): tiedotus(a)musicanova.fi Contact: tiedotus(a)musicanova.fi / + 358 44 5661903 The material below is free to use for journalistic purposes related to Musica nova Helsinki. Credits must be included. Press photos 1.2. Radion sinfoniaorkesteri / Radio Symphony Orchestra: TELEKINESIS 1.2. Avajaisklubi / Opening club 2.2. UMO & Kari Ikonen: Twelve Fn Kies 2.2.... Read more

Events: Introduction to Blank Out with Michel van der Aa

...A pre talk of Blank Out is arranged on 4th February at 18.45-19.15 at the Almi Hall Foyer. The artistic director André de Ridder interviews composer Michel van der Aa. The talk is in English.... Read more

News: 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 Symphony Orchestra’s concert will feature a world premiere from an American composer Tyondai... Read more

Events: The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

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. As a European premiere, The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra is to perform Play by young American composer... Read more

Events: s t a r g a z e + Matthew Herbert

The Super Nova Sunday evening is dedicated to electronic music pioneers, Matthew Herbert and Boards of Canada. The happening is more than a concert – it challenges the whole concept of music and sounds and how we perceive them. The evening starts with the reading of experimental producer, musician and artist Matthew Herbert’s ideas. His latest record was released in 2016 – as a book. The reading is in English. “Somewhere buried in the last 100... Read more

Events: Ears Open for Children: Kuulovilla

Some of the coolest gadgets and funniest inventions in contemporary music will be presented at Bokvillan on February 8. This all-day event will have five ‘stations’ giving visitors a chance to try out peculiar instruments, create their own soundscapes, explore computer music, write music in colours and conduct an impro band. Out in the villa grounds will be a wintry musical playground, and musicians dedicated to contemporary music will be... Read more

News: Matthew Herbert to perform at Musica nova

The experimental producer, DJ and musician Matthew Herbert will perform at Musica nova on the 5th of February. His latest record The Music was released in 2016 – as a book. “Somewhere buried in the last 100 years between the invention of the microphone, the tape machine, the sampler and the computer, music has undergone a formidable and profound revolution. Instead of making music with specifically designed instruments, we can now make music... Read more

Events: Violences

How violence develops and where it can lead? The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum, a novel by Heinrich Böll, is subtitled How Violence Develops and Where It Can Lead. This is exactly what Böll uses his protagonist find out. Katharina is by no means the only literary character created by a male author to tell the story of a voiceless Other. William Shakespeare’s Ophelia, along with countless later versions of her, is another vengeful victim... Read more

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