The nominees for this year’s music prize will be presented at a special launch event at the Helsinki Music Centre by the world-famous Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki, who also won the 2017 Nordic Council Music Prize, and Kim Kuusi, chair of Teosto and member of the Finnish adjudication committee for the prize.
- Time: 18:00 to 18:15 Finnish time (CET+1)
- Location: Main foyer of the Helsinki Music Centre
- Address: Mannerheimvägen 13 A / Mannerheimintie 13 A
No registration required. We look forward to seeing you!
The presentation will be followed by a pre-concert chat and a concert featuring Helsinki Philharmonic, Susanna Mälkki, and Christian Tetzlaff.
Join us live
The event will be streamed live by YLE Teema, so you can follow the announcement of the nominees from whichever Nordic country you’re in.
Find out more about the Nordic Council Music Prize
The Nordic Council Music Prize was first awarded in 1965 to recognise the creation and performance of music of a high artistic standard. The prize is awarded on alternate years to a work by a living composer in one year, and to a small or large ensemble the next.