Pre-concert talks

Thursday 7th at 6mp
Timo Virtanen, Sibeliuksen matkat (in Finnish)

Friday 8th at 6 pm
Alex Ross – Sibelius in America: Reactionary versus Modernist
Alex Ross is the music critic of The New Yorker and the author of the books The Rest Is Noise, Listen to This and Wagnerism.

Saturday 9th at 4 pm 
Group discussion with a representative of the Sibelius family (in Finnish)

AINOLA, The home of Aino and Jean Sibelius

During Sibelius-festival in Lahti there will be three special guided tours at Ainola.

Thu 7th Sept at 3 pm: Jean Sibelius and Berliini

Fri 8t Sept at 3 pm: Rapallo

Sat 9th Sept 11 am: Jean Sibelius’s travels to England

Sun 10th Sept 11 am: Jean Sibelius and Berliini

Normal open tours at 2pm.

When prebooked the tours are included in the ticket price, reservations via email We do tours in Finnish, English and Swedish.

2 € discount with Sibelius Festival ticket from the museum ticket prices.