Pinja Nuñez – Maybe this is all connected

Womanhood is not an unequivocally definable, universal entity.

It is an amalgamation of private and shared, personal and cultural features that are shaped by the present and the past, here and elsewhere. So we can ask, what is a woman’s voice? What is the performer’s own voice?

The concert approaches womanhood from the perspective of the artist’s personal experiences and a wider historical context. It gives a voice to women who lived in different times and their pieces representing various genres. The woman is the one who acts and plays the main role – she is not just a victim trampled by patriarchal history.

Pinja Nuñez, cello
Anna Paavilainen, direction
Jenni Pystynen, video and light design
Maria Puusaari, Reeta Maalismaa, violin
Martta Wahlberg, viola
Salla Pynssi, piano

Further information: Anna Huuskonen,

30 years of doctorates in music at the sibelius academy, logo

30 years of doctorates in music at the Sibelius Academy

In 2020, it will be 30 years since the first doctors of music graduated from the Sibelius Academy. So far, over 200 graduates have completed a doctorate in music. The internationally esteemed and groundbreaking doctoral programmes offered by the University of the Arts Helsinki’s Sibelius Academy train professionals for demanding expert positions in the arts, research and educational sector.

The concert can also be watched as a live stream and recording.


5.11.2020 at 19:00 – 21:00


Helsinki Music Centre, Sibelius Academy

Töölönlahdenkatu 16

00100 Helsinki



6,50–18 €

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There are 30 tickets on sale for the concert. We want to create a safe event experience even during the corona. Please read the safety instructions here before arriving at the event.

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