Kaija Saariaho: Trios / Steven Dann, viola; Pia Freund, soprano; Tuija Hakkila, piano; Ernst Kovacic, violin et al.
1 CD / Ondine / 2012-09-25Works: Kaija Saariaho: Mirage, for soprano, cello & orchestra; Cloud Trio, for violin, viola & cello; Cendres, for alto flute, cello & piano; Je sens un deuxième coeur, for viola, cello & piano; Sere...
Performers: Dann, Steven; Freund, Pia; Hakkila, Tuija; Helasvuo, Mikael; Jodelet, Florent; Karttunen, Anssi [Cello]; Zebra Trio
With the ongoing project to record Kaija Saariaho's music Ondine is pleased to announce a release of her chamber music works. Known for her skills...continue...
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 / 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...
3 CD / Ondine / 1995-05-30Works: Erkki Melartin: Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 30/1; Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 40; Symphony no 2; Symphony no 4, Op 80 "Summer Symphony"; Symphony no 5 ("Sinfonia Brevis"), Op 90; Symphony no 6, O...
Performers: Freund, Pia; Paasikivi, Lilli
Conductors: Grin, Leonid
Ensemble: Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
1 CD / Ondine / 1994-01-02Works: Einojuhani Rautavaara: Vigilia (All-Night Vigil), for chorus & soloists
Performers: Freund, Pia; Lehtipuu, Topi; Paasikivi, Lilli; Salomaa, Petteri
Conductors: Nuoranne, Timo
Ensemble: Finnish Radio Chamber Choir
"Let's cut to the chase. This CD is welcome both for followers of this Finnish composer and for devotees of choral music in general...As usual...continue...