2012 Sibelius Festival Is September 23 to 28 in Chicago, Hancock, and Calumet
HANCOCK, MI - The 14th annual Finlandia University Sibelius Academy Music Festival will take place September 23 to 28, 2012, in metropolitan Chicago and Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
This year's featured musicians are a classical music piano/cello duo and a traditional Finnish folk music quartet.
Concerts will be presented at the Estonian House of Chicago; the Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, Mich.; and the Calumet Theatre, Calumet, Mich. The complete festival schedule appears below.
For additional information, call 906-487-7512 or visit www.finlandia.edu/sibelius-fest.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - 14th Annual Finlandia University Sibelius Festival Music Festival
Sunday, September 23, 2:30 p.m. 14th annual Sibelius Academy Music Festival concert. Estonian House of Chicago, 14700 Estonian Ln., Riverwoods, Illinois. Concert tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors.
Tuesday, September 25, 7:00 p.m. 14th annual Sibelius Academy Music Festival event. Meet the Musicians. Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, Michigan. Free, open to the public.
Wednesday, September 26, 7:00 p.m. 14th annual Sibelius Academy Music Festival concert. Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for students; Finlandia students attend free.
Friday, September 28, 7:30 p.m. 14th annual Sibelius Academy Music Festival concert. Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth St., Calumet, Mich. Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for students; Finlandia students attend free.
The prestigious Sibelius Academy, founded in 1882 and named for Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, is one of the largest and best regarded music academies in Europe. Visit the Sibelius Academy website at www.siba.fi/en/.
Founded in 1896, Finlandia University is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. It is one of 24 colleges affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Finlandia offers 2- and 4-year degrees in disciplines of liberal studies, health sciences, business, and fine art and design. Finlandia Athletics is a member of NCAA Division III. Visit the university's website at www.finlandia.edu.