TelepART: May 2023

May 23, 2023 | News, TelepART

In May, support from the TelepART Mobility Support Platform allocated by the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux goes to:

Atte Kilpeläinen at the Festival Resonances – International Chamber Music Festival

Festival Resonances in an international chamber music festival which takes place each Spring in Belgium. 2023 will be the 12th edition of the festival. 9 concerts will take place over a weekend, from the 26th to the 27th May 2023, at Château de Halloy near Ciney. The musicians stay for a week in the chateau de Halloy where they rehearse and live side by side resulting in unique performances in la Grange de Halloy. Three of the top Finnish classical musicians will be performing at Festival Resonances this year.


About the artist

Atte Kilpeläinen’s music studies culminated in degrees from Cologne University of Music and Sibelius Academy.

Since 2005 he has held the position of principal viola in the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. As a guest leader he has worked in orchestras like Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Stockholm and Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.

As a soloist he has performed with Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Cologne Chamber Orchestra and City Orchestras of Kuopio and Oulu.

He has been a member of Meta4 string quartet since 2006. In 2007 Meta4 won 1st prize in International Joseph Haydn Competition in Vienna. Their three recordings for Hänssler Classics (Haydn op. 55, Shostakovich 3,4,7 and Bartok 1,5) have earned critical acclaim. Meta4 has also recorded music by Kaija Saariaho for Ondine and music by Jean Sibelius for Berliner Meisterschallplatten. Since 2008 Meta4 has been the quartet in residence of Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival.

Since 2012 Atte Kilpeläinen has been a part of faculty in Sibelius Academy. He has also given master classes in Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival.


Festival Resonances

Festival Resonances is an International Chamber Music Festival that takes place every year in Belgium. Founded in 2010, Festival Resonances gathers around twenty top-class musicians from around the globe each year and brings them to the beautiful Chateau de Halloy near Ciney.
The musicians spend a week at the chateau in intense musical discussion, hidden from their usual fast-track lives and the major concert halls. These rehearsals lead to a series of concerts given at the weekend starting on Thursday evening in the barn next to the chateau.


Practical Information:

Date: 26-29.5.2023

Location: All the concerts take place at Chateau de Halloy, Ciney.

37, Route du Château de Halloy 5590 Braibant (Ciney)

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