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 CD / Dacapo / 2007-11-20Works: Sunleif Rasmussen: Quartet for Strings no 1; Quartet for Strings no 2 ("Sunshine and Shadows"); Grave - in Memoriam Karsten Hoydal, for clarinet, strings & percussion; Concerto for Violin no 1 ("Song...
Performers: Salo-Peltokorpi, Nora-Kaisa; Storgards, John [Conductor, Violin]
Conductors: Kangas, Juha
Ensemble: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Sunleif Rasmussen (b. 1961) is the foremost Faroese composer of classical music. He studied with well known composers such as Ib Norholm and Ivar Frounberg,...continue...
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...
1 CD / Ondine / 1998-04-30Works: Kaija Saariaho: Graal théâtre, for violin & reduced orchestra; Solar, for electro-acoustic ensemble; Lichtbogen, for 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, percussion, piano, flute, harp & e...
Performers: Liimatainen, Juhani; Siirala, Seppo; Storgards, John [Conductor, Violin]
Conductors: Lintu, Hannu
Ensemble: Avanti Chamber Orchestra; Members of Avanti Chamber Orchestra (Members)