The IV International Uuno Klami Composition Competition (2018-2019) received a record number of entries – 283 from 38 countries. The five works chosen for the finals were performed by the Kymi Sinfonietta under conductor Olari Elts at finals concerts held in Kouvola on November 14 and Kotka on November 15, 2019. The soloists were Valentina Coladonato (soprano), Oleg Larionov (viola), Risto-Matti Marin (piano) and Heigo Rosin (marimba). The concerts were presented by YLE newscaster Jussi-Pekka Rantanen. The Kotka concert was broadcast live by the Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE) on its Radio Channel 1.
The Kotka finals concert can be heard at YLE Areena https://areena.yle.fi/1-50283760