ARTISTIC
DIRECTOR

Dr. Michael Tsalka has been the artistic director of music festivals, concert series and academies in various cities in Mainland China (Beijing, Wuhan, Qingdao, Shanghai 2011, 2o16 and 2017), Sweden (Stockholm 2014), Spain (Valencia, Across Bridges Piano Summer Academy 2017), the Netherlands (Geelvinck Fortepiano Festival 2013-2020), Finland (The Nordic Historic Keyboard Festival, co artistic founder, 2011-2014), and New Zealand (NCMA Concert Series 2018 and 2020). In this capacity, he has presented hundreds of concerts, lectures and lecture-recitals.   

Below, a video presenting highlights of the Geelvinck Fortepiano Festival 2019 edition:

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International Clavichord Competition, Po