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null Public examination of the doctoral dissertation of Inkeri Jaakkola

Inkeri Jaakkola will be defending her doctoral thesis on Saturday, September 26th, at Uniarts Helsinki. The thesis is entitled "Beneath the Laurel Tree: Text-Music Relationships in Paavo Heininen’s Opera Silkkirumpu, op. 45". Professor Yayoi Uno Everett (The University of Illinois at Chicago) will be acting as the opponent and professor Lauri Suurpää (Uniarts Helsinki) as the custos.

Jaakkola’s thesis is the first Finnish dissertation in which Heininen’s music is approached from the point of view of music analysis. For more information on the dissertation, please visit the Uniarts website.

The public examination will take place at the Helsinki Music Centre (Black Box) from 4 pm to 7 pm. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the defense may be followed both at the venue (max. 40 participants) or online. More information and registration details may be found here.