Recent News and blog posts
Gender Diversity in Choirs
Gender diversity has recently been much talked about in multiple contexts, and the choral world is no exception.
48 Choirs Participating in the Chorus Review
Choirs from six countries will perform at the 2023 edition of the International Chorus Review.
Rehabilitative Power of Your Favorite Music
Musical rights are on the agenda at the seminar declaring that music is for everyone at ‘The Power of Song’, the preview event to the Festival.
Nine Ensembles Qualified for the Final
Here you will find the results of the qualifying round of the Contest for Vocal Ensembles.
Designing the visuals for 2023 festival
Creative Agency Sometek took advantage of artificial intelligence while designing the illustrations for this year’s festival.
Tampere Vocal Music Festival Programme Announced
The Tampere Vocal Music Festival will be held on 14–18 June 2023.
Introducing the New Artistic Director
The next artistic director of the Tampere Vocal Music Festival is Kari Turunen, an experienced choir conductor who is currently the Artistic Director of the Vancouver Chamber Choir in Canada. In Finland, he conducts the ensemble I Dodici, which specialises in performing Renaissance music.
First Virtual Tampere Vocal Music Festival logged 17,000 wiews
The Tampere Vocal Music Festival was held as a virtual festival online for the first time ever on 9–13 June 2021 and was a success in terms of views and of viewer experiences.
Grand Prix in the Contest for Vocal Ensembles to AORA from Sweden
The six-member ensemble AORA from Sweden was declared the winner of this year’s virtual Contest for Vocal Ensembles at the Tampere Vocal Music Festival. In addition to being awarded a cash prize of EUR 4,000, the ensemble will have their name added to the Näsinneula Trophy.
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