7 Dec 2015

Session IIA

Session IIA, Sunday, Dec. 6

Chair: Timo Virtanen

Martti Laitinen (Sibelius Academy): Why Kajanus went to St. Petersburg

Vesa Kurkela (Sibelius Academy) and Olli Heikkinen (Sibelius Academy): Sibelius as popular composer: Music by Sibelius in Kajanus’s popular concerts

Vesa Sirén (The Helsingin Sanomat): Ever-changing Sibelius: the mosaic has new pieces

Kaarina Kilpiö (Sibelius Academy): Soundtrack for “The New Military Branch”. Jean Sibelius’s music in Finnish propaganda films during WWII

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5 Dec 2015

Opening of VI Jean Sibelius Conference

Opening of the VI International Jean Sibelius Conference

Speeches:
Erkki Korhonen (Sibelius Birth Town Foundation)
Timo Kenakkala (City of Hämeenlinna)
Eero Tarasti (University of Helsinki)

Musical performance:
Madoka Sato, violin
Folke Gräsbeck, piano

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