Kaija Saariaho (b.1952): 'Let the Wind Speak' - chamber works / Camilla Hoitenga, flute; Anssi Karttunen, cello; Héloise Dautry, harp; Daniel Belcher, baritone
1 CD / Ondine / 2015-11-13Works: Kaija Saariaho: Tocar, for violin & piano; Mirrors, for flute & cello; Colours du Vent, for alto flute; Sombre, for baritone, bass flute, double bass, harp & percussion; Dolce tormento, for piccolo; ...
Performers: Belcher, Daniel; Dautry, Heloise; Ellison, Paul [Bass]; Hoitenga, Camilla; Karttunen, Anssi [Cello]; Kibbey, Bridget; Strauss, Matthew [Percussion]
Ensemble: Da Camera of Houston
One of the finest contemporary composers working today, the Parisian-based Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho's flute chamber works are the spotlight here in a program of...continue...
Recording information: Auditorium of the Asia Society, Houston, TX, USA (02/24/2013); Deutschlandfunk Kammermusiksaal, Cologne, Germany (02/24/2013); Auditorium of the Asia Society, Houston, TX, USA (...continue...
4 CD / Ondine / 2012-02-28Works: Kaija Saariaho: Lichtbogen, for 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, percussion, piano, flute, harp & electronics; Grammaire des rêves, for soprano, contralto, 2 flutes, harp, viola & cello; Du...
Performers: Freund, Pia; Karttunen, Anssi [Cello]; Komsi, Anu [Soprano Vocal]; Mattila, Karita [Soprano Vocals]; Salomaa, Petteri; Storgards, 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 DVD Video / Decca Import / 2005-08-01Works: 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...