Finnish and Russian contemporary music on tour
During 8‒28 June, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (MCME) tours in Izhevsk, Tchaikovsky, Perm and Moscow, Russia, giving concerts dedicated to Finnish and Russian contemporary music. The concert tour, named ‘Studying for the Future’ includes also master-classes, lectures and composition competition for teenagers. The MCME performs music by Kalevi Aho, Perttu Haapanen, Jouni Kaipainen, Jukka Koskinen, Kimmo Kuitunen, Kirmo Lintinen, Mikko Nisula, Osmo Tapio Räihälä, Jukka Tiensuu, and Harri Wessman. Wessman also participates in the tour as composer-in-residence for MCME and chairman of the jury for the composition contest.
Hanna Isolammi / Fimic
8 June, 2010