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The theme of Avanti! Summer Sounds festival is Dreamlands and Dystopias – the main concert programme is now released

The theme of Avanti! Summer Sounds festival is Dreamlands and Dystopias the main concert programme is now released

The 37th Avanti! Summer Sounds festival will again take over Porvoo as it runs at the Art Factory and its surroundings from June 28 to July 2, 2023. The main programme is now released and will be reinforced during the spring with forums and club events.

The 2023 festival is titled … Lue lisää »

Summer Sounds festival programme curated by composer Julia Wolfe crackles with contemporary American music

Contemporary American music crackles at this year’s Summer Sounds – Programme curated by composer Julia Wolfe brings record number of international guests to Porvoo 

Now entering its 37th season already, Avanti’s Summer Sounds will this year run in Porvoo from June 29 to July 3. The Artistic Director of the festival themed “Body Language” is Julia Wolfe, one of today’s greatest American composers.  

Wolfe has emerged in the 2000s with … Lue lisää »

AUF-concert “Music for everyone” will be livestreamed and broadcasted for free

You can enjoy music on site at the Musiikkitalo or watch a live stream for free at Helsinkikanava.fi. The online concert will be available from Tue 14th September 2021 at 7 pm for a month, until Tue 12th October 2021.

The concert will be broadcasted on Yle Radio 1 on Thu 16th September 2021 at 19:02. You can also listen to it at Yle Areena until Tue 12th October.… Lue lisää »

Online concerts from Summer Sounds

We’re happy to announce that audiences at home can also participate in this year’s Summer Sounds festival. We’re streaming couple of our concerts online at YouTube.

Online live concerts are:

  • Thursday July 1st at 7 pm, concert Frankenstein!!
    • HK Gruber, conductor & chansonnier
    • Eriikka Maalismaa, violin
    • Program:
      Bernd Richard Deutsch: Dr. Futurity
      Jouni Hirvelä: Rakka (premier)
      HK Gruber: Frankenstein!! 

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Avanti! conducted by Tuomas Hannikainen resurrects Sibelius work dormant for 120 years

A Concert Overture discovered among the manuscripts of works by Finland’s national composer Jean Sibelius has been premiered after a wait of 120 years. A piece referred to in the press as the overture to his opera The Maiden in the Tower was first heard at the Turku Fire Brigade Hall on 7 April 1900, with the composer himself conducting, and it was soon forgotten.

Conductor and Sibelius expert Tuomas Lue lisää »

Summer Concert Series envelops Porvoo 

Avanti! is this year greatly multiplying its musical offering in Porvoo with a series of summer concerts in addition to its familiar Summer Sounds festival. This unique concert series will be enveloping the whole town and spreading out into its nearby villages for chamber recitals performed by small ensembles. Summer Sounds tickets will go on sale at 12 noon on Friday May 21, when it will also be possible to … Lue lisää »

Summer Sounds XXXVI now published

Sassy music at the Art Factory 

The 36th Avanti! Summer Sounds festival will present a varied concert menu in Porvoo from June 30 to July 4. The organisers are keeping an eagle eye on the latest official Covid regulations to ensure the safety of players and audience alike. “Only a very limited number of tickets will initially go on sale, but we’re hoping to increase the number the closer we … Lue lisää »

Looking towards the Summer Sound

Avanti! is looking forward to the upcoming summer. Our planning for the Summer Sound Festival continues and the festival will be held in Porvoo from the 30th of June to the 4th of July – one way or another! More information about our program will be published later in the spring. So stay tuned!

With this compilation video from the Mini Summer Sound held last summer, you can go back … Lue lisää »