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Hooray! We are celebrating our 10-year anniversary in 2023! The celebrations will be themed around the future of arts.

Helmi Vesa Pi­ano Com­pe­ti­tion

The Helmi Vesa Piano Competition to be organised in March 2023

Kädet soittavat pianoa

Uniarts Helsinki’s Sibelius Academy will once again organise the Helmi Vesa Piano Competition for its students in March 2023. The competition is open to students of the Sibelius Academy’s Faculty of Classical Music who are majoring in piano and have not completed a master’s degree, as well as to Junior Academy students. Applicants must be registered for attendance. Students who have received an award in the competition three times during their bachelor’s or master’s degree programme may no longer participate in the competition. 

Programme 

The total duration of the programme should be 30 minutes and include:

1) At least 5 minutes of music by a Finnish composer or a composer living in Finland that has been composed after 2000. You may use sheet music when performing. 

2) Free repertoire that must include works of one or more of the following composers: 

  • Lili Boulanger 
  • Nadia Boulanger 
  • Emmanuel Chabrier 
  • Cécile Chaminade 
  • Gabriel Fauré 
  • Charles Koechlin 
  • Francis Poulenc 
  • Florent Schmitt 

Performers

Students of the Sibelius Academy’s Faculty of Classical Music who are majoring in piano and have not completed a master’s degree, as well as Junior Academy students. 44 competitors have been selected to compete. 

Full programme in Finnish: https://www.uniarts.fi/tapahtumat/helmi-vesa-pianokilpailu/

Additional information: Terhi Luukkonen, terhi.luukkonen@uniarts.fi

Time

24.3.2023 at 10:00 – 10:30

24.3.2023 at 13:00 – 13:30

24.3.2023 at 15:30 – 16:00

24.3.2023 at 18:00 – 18:30

Location

Concert Hall of the R Building

Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 9

00100 Helsinki

R Building

Tickets

Free entrance

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