Helsinki Music Centre Foundation

Activities

The mission of the Helsinki Music Centre Foundation is to promote and treasure different forms of music through performances, mainly at the Helsinki Music Centre. The Foundation awards grants and scholarships for events and acquisitions that promote its mission. The Foundation is a non-profit organisation. The foundation is chaired by Deputy Mayor Paavo Arhinmäki. The chief executive of the foundation is Kaisa Näreranta, project manager of the Helsinki Music Centre Foundation.

Background

The Helsinki Music Centre Foundation was established in 2009. Its mission is to promote and treasure different forms of music through performances, mainly at the Helsinki Music Centre. The foundation provides grants and scholarships and covers other purchases that promote its purpose. The foundation does not seek economic profit. The foundation awards grants from its donation funds, the most remarkable of which was the one-million-euro donation received from the Pro Musica Foundation in 2010. The objective of the grant programme is to bring a variety of performances to the Helsinki Music Centre and to bring together diverse audiences.

Contact

Helsinki Music Centre Foundation
c/o Kaisa Näreranta
Mannerheimintie 13 a
00100 HELSINKI
FINLAND
kaisa.nareranta@musiikkitalonsaatio.fi
p. 020 707 0438
Business-ID: FI-22886076

Press releases

A sculptural façade emerges on the global organ scene – This is what the new Rieger organ of the Helsinki Music Centre’s Concert Hall will look like

The façade of the Helsinki Music Centre’s organ, which has been under construction since 2019, is ...

The Kaija Saariaho Organ Composition Competition received a record number of participants – All 11 award-winning compositions will be performed at the Helsinki Music Centre by the summer of 2025

The International Kaija Saariaho Organ Composition Competition, organised to celebrate Helsinki Music Centre Concert Hall’s new ...