4 CD / Ondine / 2012-02-28Works: Kaija Saariaho: Lichtbogen, for 2 violins, viola, cello, bass, percussion, piano, flute, harp & electronics; Grammaire des rêves, for soprano, contralto, 2 flutes, harp, viola & cello; Du crist...
Performers: Freund, Pia; Karttunen, Anssi [Cello]; Komsi, Anu [Soprano Vocal]; Mattila, Karita [Soprano Vocals]; Salomaa, Petteri; Storgårds, John [Conductor, Violin]; Suovanen, Gabriel
Conductors: Lintu, Hannu; Salonen, Esa-Pekka; Saraste, Jukka-Pekka; Eschenbach, Christoph
Ensemble: Avanti! Chamber Orchestra; Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; Orchestre de Paris
On her 60th anniversary in 2012, this 4-CD collector's box contains recordings of fourteen orchestral works by Grammy-awarded Kaija Saariaho, many of them featuring vocal...continue...
1 CD / Alba / 2006-02-01Works: Urmas Sisask: Words of Creation, Op. 51; Jouni Kaipainen: Des Flusses Stimme, Op. 54; Kaija Saariaho: Tag des Jahrs; Erkki-Sven Tüür: Inquiétude du Fini
Performers: Nissinen, Marttii; Ojala, Johanna; Wallen, Herman
Ensemble: Tapiola Chamber Choir
'Tapiola Originals' is one of the long-term projects of the Tapiola Chamber Choir, a collection of commissioned works from composers around the Baltic Sea. Both...continue...
1 DVD Video / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2005-09-13Works: Kaija Saariaho: L'amour de loin
Performers: Finley, Gerald; Groop, Monica; Upshaw, Dawn
Conductors: Salonen, Esa-Pekka
Ensemble: Finnish National Opera Chorus; Finnish National Opera Orchestra
"...Visually, [this production] is stunningly austere, with two tall spiral staircases, one at each side of the stage, and the black space in between covered...continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
1 CD / Ondine / 2000-09-06Works: Kaija Saariaho: Cinq reflets de l'Amour de loin, for soprano, baritone & orchestra; Nymphea Reflection, for string orchestra; Oltra mar, for chorus & orchestra
Performers: Freund, Pia; Suovanen, Gabriel
Conductors: Saraste, Jukka-Pekka
Ensemble: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Tapiola Chamber Choir
Kaija Saariahos' Cinq Reflets de L'Amour de loin was acclaimed by the critics at its premiere at the Salzburg Festival in 2000 and was described...continue...