BLOG: PS. I won the Maj Lind!!!

The eleventh competition brought the Maj Lind up to the 1960s. This time it was expanded into a national event and not confined to students at the Sibelius Academy. A record 15 pianists entered for the 1966 competition. The competitors have had a chance to be the soloist with a symphony orchestra since 1968. In the early years, it was the Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra.

Please read the blog Maj Lind! on the website of the Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki.

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comissioned work by Outi Tarkiainen

The commissioned work for the competition was composed by Outi Tarkiainen. Competitors may, in the second round, alternatively improvise on a theme. The theme is issued 20 minutes before performance.

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