As "principal guests", Minna Pensola, Antti Tikkanen, Atte Kilpeläinen, and Tomas Djupsjöbacka will plan concert programmes and lead them from the principal positions in their function as "four-wheel drive". They also accompany the orchestra in its artistic development through a phase of reorientation: while the current principal conductor Ville Matvejeff is gradually withdrawing until 2024, the orchestra is embarking on a strategic planning process.more
From August 2022, the members of the string quartet Meta4 will take on an important artistic role at the Jyväskylä Sinfonia for two years.
As composer-in-residence at the Tongyeong International Music Festival, the works of Ondřej Adámek will be performed in numerous concerts at the beginning of April. The Ensemble Modern will perform in three concerts, which will premiere his new work Let me tell you a story, under the direction of Tito Ceccherini.
Vito Žuraj's first full-length opera Blühen was premiered in Frankfurt in January 2023 and received enthusiastic reviews. Before the world premiere, we spoke to the composer about his collaboration with librettist Händl Klaus, director Brigitte Fassbaender and the Ensemble Modern, which played under Michael Wendeberg.