4 CD / Ondine / 2009-08-25Works: Einojuhani Rautavaara: Concerto for Violin; Concerto for Cello, Op. 41; Angel of Dusk; Ballad for Harp and Strings (also version for harp & string quartet); Harp Concerto; Cantus Arcticus (Concerto f...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Bister, Reija; Gallois, Patrick [Flute/Conductor]; Gothóni, Ralf; Jussila, Kari; Laine, Esko; Nordmann, Marielle; Oliveira, Elmar; Stoltzman, Richard [Clarinet]; Ylön...
Conductors: Segerstam, Leif; Pommer, Max; Kantorow, Jean-Jacques; Kangas, Juha; Saraste, Jukka-Pekka; Ashkenazy, Vladimir
"10 full-fledged concertos, one important tone poem masquerading as one, and one spare piece for harp and orchestra are loaded into a convenient set that...continue...
1 CD / Ondine / 2008-12-10Works: Ole Borneman Bull: Visit to a Summer Farm (conclusion, including The Herd Girl's Sunday) Halfdan; Johan Svendsen: Romance for Violin and Orchestra in G major, Op. 26; Jean Sibelius: Belshazzar's Feas...
Conductors: Segerstam, Leif; Ollila, Tuomas; Csaba, Peter; Kangas, Juha; Svetlanov, Evgeny
Ensemble: ; Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra; Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Tapiola Sinfonietta
"Music of Tranquil Beauty" indeed! This lovely album of predominately little-known pieces from Finland, Norway and Russia is a charmer. This tranquil and beautiful music...continue...
1 CD / Ondine / 2008-09-23Works: Pehr Henrik Nordgren: Symphony for Strings, Op. 43; Hate-Love, for cello & string orchestra, Op.71; Transe-Chordal, for 15 strings, Op. 67
Performers: Ylönen, Marko
Conductors: Kangas, Juha
Ensemble: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
1 CD / Ondine / 1999-01-28Works: Peteris Vasks: Symphony no 2; Tala gaisma (Distant Light), concerto for violin & string orchestra
Performers: Storgards, John [Conductor, Violin]
Conductors: Storgårds, John; Kangas, Juha
Ensemble: ; Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Vasks Symphony No. 2 is a dramatic and powerful work. The first notes evoke the character of the 'Dies Irae' from Verdi's Requiem while other...continue...