The finnish-italian violinist performs a rare one-off concert full of surprises.

Global fest logo. ''Global fest'' text is shown at green/yellow background.

Concerts are cancelled from audience until 10.1.2021 due to restrictions related to the corona situation.

Elias Riipinen is sitting on the floor of a studio. The photo is taken behind some lights.
Elias Riipinen

Elias Riipinen is a violinist / music producer / artist based in Helsinki, Finland. They are known for a creative approach towards playing the violin incorporating effects and inventive arrangement techniques.

Further information: Janne Ikäheimo

Global Fest 9.–11.12.2020

Global Fest 2020 is the 5th edition of an annual festival featuring students, teachers, alumni and special guests representing Sibelius Academy’s Global Music Department. The festival embraces cultural and sonic diversity, aiming to cultivate intercultural dialogue, understanding and collaboration through music and the arts. Expect a feast of dynamic, innovative and inspiring concerts, workshops and pop up events featuring performers from around the world celebrating the diversity of our planet.

This year’s festival highlights the amazing Women of the Global Music Department from around the world. Featuring performers Aruba, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Mozambique, Portugal, Russia, Sápmi, Serbia, Spain and Tanzania.


9.12.2020 at 18:30 – 19:15


Helsinki Music Centre, Sibelius Academy

Töölönlahdenkatu 16

00100 Helsinki



Free admission.

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