Sastamala Gregoriana plays tones of the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque period in the ancient cultural landscapes of Rautavesi at the turn of July and August. Enchanting Concert venues include the medieval stone churches of Sastamala and the most interesting cultural sites. In 2018 to 2023, the festival will take its listeners on a journey to towns, where their location along the waterways has combined them with the rest of the world and built flourishing cradles of culture. The 2019 Theme City is the love of Paris. One of the most charming festivals in the Pirkanmaa Summer, the Sastamala Gregoriana Festival of Old Music is played every year in the last week of July in Sastamala, the ancient cultural landscape of Rautavesi, about 50 km from Tampere in the direction of Pori.
Sastamala Gregoriana is known as a unique and atmospheric old music event, where top-level concerts are combined with personal performances and hospitality. It's a meeting place for old music, where artists and listeners want to come again and again. The concert halls are Sastamala's medieval stone churches, whose atmosphere and acoustics make the old music authentic and complete.The versatile software offers the public music from all ages of old music, from the Middle Ages to the Baroque and Renaissance periods, extensively presenting both vocal and instrumental music. Performers are Finnish and international top musicians. The concert series is complemented by an international master course and free events. The artistic director of the festival is British Field Artist Michael Fields.