Posted on 20 October 2011
Tim Howell is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Music and a renowned expert of Finnish music. His book After Sibelius: Studies in Finnish Music was the first survey of Finnish musical modernism in English. He has recently edited Kaija Saariaho: Visions, Narratives, Dialogues – the first symposium book in English to be dedicated exclusively to this important figure in Finnish contemporary music.
Composer of the Week will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 from 24–28 October 2011. Details of broadcast times can be found on the BBC Composer of the Week website: