1 CD / Ondine / 2003-10-16Works: Joonas Kokkonen: Concerto for Cello; Symphony no 3; Symphony no 4
Performers: Ylönen, Marko
Conductors: Oramo, Sakari
Ensemble: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
This release features major works of Finnish composer Joonas Kokkonen (1921-1996) – the dominating figure in post-war Finnish music after the death of Jean Sibelius...continue...
2 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1996-11-30Works: Joonas Kokkonen: Symphony no 1; Symphony no 2; Symphony no 3; Opus Sonorum for orchestra; Symphony no 4; Sinfonia da Camera, for 12 strings; Requiem for soloists, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Grönroos, Walton; Isokoski, Soile; Sivonen, Ilkka
Conductors: Soderblom, Ulf; Vänskä, Osmo
Ensemble: ; Lahti Symphony Orchestra
"...Joonas Kokkonen started as a neo-classicist whose closest stylistic model was the Bartok of the quartets, concentrating on chamber music in the 40s and 50s...Kokkonen's...continue...
1 CD / Ondine / 1992-11-30Works: Joonas Kokkonen: "... Durch einen Spiegel... ", for 12 strings & cembalo; Symphony no 1; Symphony no 4
Conductors: Berglund, Paavo
Ensemble: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra members
"...Kokkonen's music is in Berglund's blood every bit as much as is Sibelius's, and he has around three decades of experience living with it on...continue...
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1990-08-01Works: Joonas Kokkonen: Symphonic Sketches; Concerto for Cello; Symphony no 4
Performers: Thedeen, Torleif
Conductors: Vänskä, Osmo
Ensemble: Lahti Symphony Orchestra