The Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival is Scandinavia’s largest contemporary music festival, and since 1991 it has been a key arena for contemporary music and related art forms in the Nordic region. The festival is organised as a foundation comprising seventeen of the most influential art institutions and organisations in Norway.

The Ultima Festival takes place in Oslo in September every year. The programme for the festival contains between forty and fifty events. In addition to concerts, Ultima also stages

sound installations, multimedia productions, music-theatre and performance. The entire city serves as the arena for the festival, from The Norwegian Opera & Ballet to small clubs.

Ultima is also arranging “The Ultima Academy”, an international symposium for the dissemination and discourse of contemporary music.

More information about the festival available here: http://www.ultima.no

The festival is supported by the Norwegian Arts Council and Oslo City Council.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon is the patron of Ultima.

ULYSSES Journey for Performers

Conducting Course


Young ensemble in residency - Ensemble Schallfeld

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