Meditations of a librettist
Author and musician Maritza Núñez has written the librettos for 42 operas to date. In 2018, operas based on her libretti will be performed in Finland,...
Slicing and dicing the streaming revenue cake
As streaming revenues and their significance have increased, the fairness of the distribution system has become a topic for global debate within the music industry. Consumers...
Talking of stalking
What is the societal function of music – and art in general – in addressing violence? Should art depict violence, and if so, how?
"The standard of Baroque music performances in Finland continues to rise, and great ambition goes into both planning and performance."
Happy birthday to Finnish music education!
The year 2017 not only marks the centenary of Finland’s independence but is also an anniversary year for Finnish music education.
The new printed FMQ is here!
The new beautiful printed edition of the FMQ is out, and on its way to the subscribers!
Blowing and popping bubbles
The Time of Music 2017 festival in Viitasaari took a broad-based look at the theme of Art & Autonomy. There was also discussion about social bubbles...
Jovanka Trbojević in memoriam
Composer Lotta Wennäkoski reminisces about her friend, the composer Jovanka Trbojević, who passed away in May.
Music education from Finland: Experiences, exploration and excitement
"Rather than focusing exclusively on musical skills, Finnish music education aims to consider students holistically as human beings, from their very first steps. (-) Music education...