Finnish music app pockets prize in New York

February 14, 2017

The MusiClock app was awarded the main prize in the Express category at the Interaction Awards in New York last week.

Finnish composer scores high at Henri Dutilleux

January 27, 2017

The Finnish composer Hannu Pohjannoro has been awarded at the eighth International Henri Dutilleux Composition Competition for his work ‘images, hommages.’

Finnish Alma on Shazam Watch List for 2017

December 22, 2016

Shazam, one of the world’s most popular mobile apps, predicts that the singer will make headlines in the coming year.

Finnish music takes over Berlin

November 7, 2016

XJAZZ Berlin and We Jazz Helsinki present Scope Festival in mid-November, and it will have a strong focus on Finland in its first year.

Susanna Mälkki chosen as conductor of the year

October 19, 2016

Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki has been selected as conductor of the year by Musical America, with the award to be presented during a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City in December.

Finnish music reaches a growing audience abroad

October 6, 2016

Music exports from Finland have increased by eight per cent since 2014, with a handful of fresh names being added to the mix.

Finnish duo conduct themselves well abroad

September 29, 2016

Pietari Inkinen has been named as the chief conductor of a German philharmonic, and Susanna Mälkki awarded the highest decoration in France.

Slush tunes in to music

September 28, 2016

Slush, one of Europe’s leading startup conferences, is reaching out to the music industry by introducing Slush Music.

Finnish music startups turning up the volume

September 15, 2016

The revenue of Finnish music startups went up over two thirds during 2015 in comparison to the year before.

Carbon neutral Flow Festival powered with renewables

August 9, 2016

Helsinki-based urban music and arts festival Flow Festival, which will take place between 12 and 14 August in the Finnish capital, is a completely carbon neutral festival.

Santtu-Matias Rouvali named chief conductor of Sweden’s GSO

May 26, 2016

Finland’s Santtu-Matias Rouvali has been selected as chief conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Sweden.