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Sun 24.4.2022

Tampere Flute Fest 2022

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Tampere Hall, - Yliopistonkatu 55, 33100
Tampere, Finland

Tampere Flute Fest 2022 will bring an eclectic program of icy sonic wonder this April 22nd-24th! Inspired by the wonders of nature, this year’s edition titled “JÄÄ//ICE”, will deliver a diverse range of in-person, and live-streamed events where innovation and the flute meet.


22.4.2022  TFF KIDS – Mrs. Nightingale, Music Hall, Culture House Laikku
at 10am & 11am in finnish, 12pm in english

The famous Mrs. Nightingale, known as one of the most beautiful singers in the forest, has lost her voice. To find her voice, she embarks on an exciting journey around the world and meets different songbirds from five different continents.
Free entry

23.4.2022 from 10am – to 6.40pm TFF YOUTH – A day dedicated to our young players, Tampere Conservatory
Enjoy a day of flute by learning, playing and meeting other flutists from around the world – masterclasses, workshops & recitals
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24.4.2022 Small Auditorium, Tampere Hall

10am-12.30pm 2022 Young Artist Competition Finals
Four flutists from around the world compete in the final round of the 2022 TFF Young Artist Competition. Finalists will each perform a 25-minute program displaying a wide range of musical styles. Winners will be announced at the closing ceremonies.

1pm-1.40pm Recital: New Generations – Astrid Bjelland
Astrid Bjelland, First Prize in the 2021 TFF Young Artist Competition, performs her winner’s recital. In her program she includes Thoresen’s With an Open Hand or a Clenched Fist for solo flute, Kauppi’s world premiere of Khonsu and the Shimmering Stars (2022) for flute and piano, and Franck’s Sonata in A major for flute and piano.
Piano: Viktor Pellia

2pm-3pm Masterclass: Sébastian Jacot
Three selected flutists perform in a masterclass for world-renowned flutist Sébastian Jacot, principal flutist of the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig.

3.15pm-4pm Recital: La flute enchantée – Sébastian Jacot
Described as “a flute rockstar”, Sébastian Jacot is one of today’s leading flutists. A multiple prize winner in the most recognized flute competitions in the world, Jacot is principal flutist of the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig. His enchanting program consists of popular and rare pieces for flute including Messiaen’s La Merle Noir for flute and piano, Hindemith’s Sonata for flute and piano, Holliger’s (é)cri(t) for solo flute and Martin’s Ballade No. 2 for flute and piano.
Piano: Viktor Pellia

4.15pm-5.15pm Panel Discussion: In the Spotlight!
What is the future of music and how can help shape it?
This panel discussion encourages forward thinking on how to build a better future for 21st century artists. Listeners will get to know the successful artists impacting the world of music, and their thoughts on the current state and future prospects of the music industry. Artistic Director of MiklagårdArts’s Ceyda Berk-Söderblom opens the discussion and ends with an audience Q&A.
Artists presented include Sebastian Jacot (Gewandhaus Orchestra), Alexis Roman (Finnish National Opera & Ballet), Jenny Villanen (Helsinki Philharmonic) and Beatriz Macías (TFF, Artistic Director).

6.30pm-8pm JÄÄ//ICE -Gaalakonsertti
Join us for an evening of icy sonic wonder – an eclectic visual and auditive program dedicated to environmental awareness in a fast changing modern world. The program will feature top female Finnish flutists Annaleena Jämsä, Malla Vivolin, Jenny Villanen, and Johanna Kärkkäinen, pianist Hanna-Leena Savolainen, kantelist Eva Akula, and exciting works by composers Cecilia Damström, Kai Nieminen, Jouni Kaipainen, Väinö Hannikainen and many more.
JÄÄ//ICE combines the world of classical music, with the experimental. A contrasting and connecting world of sounds and visions, the audience will experience a multitude of textures created by Dutch composer and artist Samuel Van Dijk, AND YOU, our audience. As part of TFF’s exciting collaboration with the Tampere University, and with thanks to software developers Eva Wallinvirta, Henri Turunen, Roshan Bist, Samuel Gonçalves, Eliana Junker, Joona Mäkinen, and Samu Salko from the university, our audience will be able to interact and be part of the creation process, moulding the sound and visual textures, that will be ultimately presented at the gala concert. This will take place some days before. More information will be released shortly before the festival on the TFF website: www.tampereflutefest.com
This concert will raise funds in support of young Ukrainian artists affected by the war.

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