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New! Bothnia Classic concertpassport


Create your own cultural trip, get your own concertpass. Get stamps and get one concert or get a good reduction on the opera ticket. Worldpremieres and musicians from all over the world perform together with our symphony orchestras and on our music festivals. Choose your destinations and book your concerttickets. Combine your trip with good food, overnight or a guided excursion in connection to the concerts. Ostrobothnia on the Finnish westcoast is never far away. 

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Vaasa City Orchestra, Spring 2024


Versatility, emotional abundance and the joy from our country's unique music heritage are the red threads of the Vaasa City Orchestra's spring season. In front of the orchestra, you will see a magnificent group of brilliant top musicians led by Chief Conductor Tomas Djupsjöbacka. The orchestra celebrates it´s 50 years jubilée this year! 

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Seinäjoki City Orchestra, Spring 2024


The musicans of the Seinäjoki City Orchestra (SKOR) consists a string quintet and a wind quintet, the orchestra's focus is on chamber music. SKOR also regularly performs symphonic music. The concerts feature a greater variety of classical orchestral music. Cast aside your preconceptions, throw yourself into the vortex of music and create your own imagination of melodies with SKOR!

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Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, Spring Season 2024


The Spring Season 2024 has now been published! The season includes a wide range of music from Gregorian chants to world premieres, as well as collaborations and visits from top artists such as Anne Sofie von Otter and Angela Hewitt. In May, we'll finally bring the Beethoven series to a grand conclusion with Beethoven's 9th Symphony performed both in the Campus Hall of Kokkola and Helsinki Music Centre! For the programme, see the link below.


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Vaasa Choir Festival XXX


Vaasa Choir Festival is a Finnish acapella and choir music event, the 30th anniversary will take place in Vaasa, Finland in the spring between 9.-12.5.2024.
The festival is open for everybody. Registrations for the anniversary year will open 1.12. The headlining choirs are announced at the same time. See you in May! Picture: The Kipinät Choir.

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Kaskinen Music Summer


Kaskinen Music Summer has been an annual event since 2007 in July. The festival will be arranged again in July 2025. During year 2024 we invite you to concert series, such as The Spring Concert 12.5. at 16.00 with the tenor Mika Nisula. Most Welcome to Kaskinen, the idyllic wooden town on the westcoast. 

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Ilmajoki Music Festival


Ilmajoki Music Festival is arranged since year 1975. The production consists of fantastic Finnish opera and concert experiences in Southern Ostrobothnia at the edge of the Kyro River cultural landscape. In June 2023 the festival gives the Opera “Armi”, a strong women portrait of Armi Ratia, who founded the famous brand Marimekko. Mezzosoprano Lilli Paasikivi as Armi. The composer is Eeva Kontu, libretto and direction Heta Maanperä.

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Lohtaja Church Music Festival


The Lohtaja Church Music Festival was founded in 1978. Within four decades The Festival have spread also to other parts of Kokkola and Central Ostrobothnia. The aim is to present  church music of the highest quality in all its richness as well as producing and presenting new church music. The Church Music Festival has established itself on the cultural scene as a high-quality event, quality, warm-hearted and accessible event.

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Korsholman Musicfestival


Artistic Director, cellist Jan-Erik Gustafsson plans the programme for the second time. An exciting programme for old an young listeners with traditional and contemporary chamber music! Korsholm Music Festival will continue the process of sustainable development and fill next summer put focus on climate and the seas.   

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Kokkolan SyysKamari


Kokkolan SyysKamari, a chamber music festival, takes place every year in August and/or September. The artists are the most renowned young Finnish talents. One of Kokkolan SyysKamari’s main goals is to bring young virtuosos togehter to enjoy the intimate atmosphere and to create unique chamber music experiences. The program consists of chamber music jewels from the baroque era to these very days. Artistic directors: Antto Tunkkari, cello & Pauli Pappinen, double bass.

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KÅLKKÅBRA - Operafestival in Kokkola


The Middle Ostrobothnian Chamber opera association was founded in the year 2019 and arranges every second year starting 2023 a three-day chamber opera festival. The 17 – 19.11.2023 the festival “Kålkkåbra” (means very good, in the local dialect) will take place with professional singers and student singers from the region.

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RUSK Chamber Music in Jakobstad


2024: The Beauty of Longing
RUSK is a chamber music festival held annually in Pietarsaari/Jakobstad, Finland at the end of November. RUSK seeks to reflect the present day and age with its myriad variations and challenges. It is a melting pot in which creativity is unleashed in exotic contexts at the darkest, bleakest time of the northern year. In 2020 conductor Anna-Maria Helsing was appointed as new artistic director of RUSK.

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