1 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-07-30Works: Jean Sibelius: Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47; Serenades (2) for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 69; En saga, Op. 9
Performers: Rachlin, Julian
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: ; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Sibelius' great love of the violin compelled him to write his famous Violin Concerto in 1903. This recording couples the concerto with familiar tone poem...continue...
Recording information: Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (09/26/1992-09/27/1992)....continue...
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-11-11Works: Jean Sibelius: Kullervo, Op. 7; Oceanides, Op. 73; Karelia Suite, Op. 11; Scènes historiques no 1, Op. 25; Tapiola, Op. 112; Finlandia, Op. 26; Serenades (2) for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 69
Performers: Haendel, Ida; Kostia, Raili; Viitanen, Usko
Conductors: Berglund, Paavo
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Helsinki University Chorus
15 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2006-11-04Works: Jean Sibelius: Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39; Symphony no 4 in A minor, Op. 63; Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43; Symphony no 3 in C major, Op. 52; Symphony no 5 in E flat major, Op. 82; En saga, ...
Performers: Autio, Antti; Derwinger, Love; Ekblad, Stina; Forsberg, Bengt; Gräsbeck, Folke; Gribajcevic, Anna Kreetta; Groop, Monica; Häggander, Mari Anne; Hakala, Tommi; Hynninen, Jorma; Juntunen, Hel...
Conductors: Vänskä, Osmo; Järvi, Neeme; Hyökki, Matti; Riska, Astrid; Sund, Robert; Panula, Jorma;
Ensemble: Dominante Choir; Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; Helsinki University Chorus; Jubilate Choir; Lahti Boys' Choir; Lahti Symphony Orchestra; Orphei Drängar; Tempera String Quartet; YL Male Voice Cho...
5 CD / Universal Classics / 2003-10-14Works: Jean Sibelius: Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39; Symphony no 4 in A minor, Op. 63; Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43; Finlandia, Op. 26; Karelia Suite, Op. 11; Symphony no 3 in C major, Op. 52; Sympho...
Performers: Belkin, Boris; Söderström, Elisabeth
Conductors: Ashkenazy, Vladimir
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
Vladimir Ashkenazy has been closely identified with the music of Sibelius for over twenty years. One of his first outstanding achievements as a conductor was...continue...
1 CD / Ondine / 2003-03-06Works: Jean Sibelius: Bagatelles (10) for piano Op. 34; Spring is flying (Våren flyktar hastigt) song for voice & piano, Op. 13/4; The First Kiss (Den förste kyssen, II), song for voice & piano, ...
Performers: Groop, Monica [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Hynninen, Jorma; Kuusisto, Pekka; Mattila, Karita [Soprano Vocals]; Mustonen, Olli [Conductor/Piano]; Ranta, Ilmo [Piano]
Conductors: Saraste, Jukka-Pekka; Segerstam, Leif
Ensemble: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
"It is almost impossible to find any fault with anything here. Mustonen's quirky approach to rhythm and phrasing in the Bagatelles brings out all their...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Ondine / 2002-05-23Works: Jean Sibelius: Humoresques (6), for violin & orchestra, Opp. 87 & 89; Serenades (2) for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 69; Suite for Violin and Strings, Op. 117; Swanwhite, suite for orchestra, Op. 54
Performers: Kuusisto, Pekka
Conductors: Kuusisto, Pekka
Jean Sibelius' complete works for violin and chamber orchestra are performed here by Finland's young violin star, Pekka Kuusisto and the Tapiola Sinfonietta. This SACD...continue...
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 1996-02-13Works: Jean Sibelius: Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47; Serenades (2) for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 69; Humoresques (2) for violin & orchestra, Op. 87b
Performers: Mutter, Anne-Sophie [Violin]
Conductors: Previn, Andre
Ensemble: Dresden Staatskapelle
"The power and intensity of Mutter's performance of the concerto emerges immediately in the opening phrases. Where most violinists treat them as a deep meditation,...continue...
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1990-08-01Works: Jean Sibelius: Humoresques (2) for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 87; Humoresques (4) for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 89; Serenades (2) for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 69; Pieces (2) for Violin/Cello and Orch...
Performers: Kang, Dong-Suk
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme
Ensemble: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra