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Programme

The seminar's main venue is the Helsinki Music Centre.
During the conference, a sales and trade event is organised in the Lower Foyer of the Helsinki Music Centre. 
The evening concerts and gala dinner are held nearby in the Helsinki city centre. The official language of the conference is English.
P
lease see info for more details.

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Friday 4.10.

14.00

Registration begins


16.30

The opening of the event


16.45

Lecture: Concert planning – Bernhardt Hess (DE)

18.15

Break


19.30

Concert: Sibelius Academy Vocal Ensemble

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Saturday 5.10.

9.30

Two workshops to choose from
a) Rhythm music in choirs – Merzi Rajala (FIN)
b) Choir sound and vocal technique – Jani Sivén (FIN)

 

11.00
Break
 

11.30

Two workshops to choose from

a) Rhythm music in choirs – Merzi Rajala (FIN)

b) Choir sound and vocal technique – Jani Sivén (FIN)

 

13.00

Lunch

 

14.00

Observe a masterclass or participate in a workshop (choose one)

a) Observing a conducting masterclass for Sibelius Academy students given by Sigvards Kļava (LV)

b) Conducting an equal voices choir – Marit Tøndel Bodsberg Weyde (NO) 

 

15.30
Break

16.00

Observe a masterclass or participate in a workshop (choose one)

a) Observing a conducting masterclass for Sibelius Academy students given by Sigvards Kļava (LV)
b) Conducting a symphony or an opera choir – Ines Kaun (DE/SWE)

 

17.30
Break

 

19.00

Concert:

Akademiska Damkören Lyran, Male Choir Euga & Sibelius Upper Secondary School Chamber Choir


20.30

Evening gala (Sokos Hotel Presidentti)

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Sunday 6.10.

9.30

Two workshops to choose from
a) Renaissance music and madrigals from Josquin to Palestrina – Bo Holten (DK)

b) Working with children's and youth choirs – Anna Nora (FIN)

11.00

Break
 

11.30

Panel: The changing roles of the conductor

Babette Greiner (NL) – moderator

Nils Schweckendiek (DE/FIN)
Bo Holten (DK)
Dag Jansson (NO)

Karin Oldgren (SWE)

Helga Margrét Marzellíusardóttir (ISL)

13.00

Lunch


14.30

The event ends

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