Valentin Silvestrov (b. 1937): To Thee We Sing - Sacred Choral Works / Latvian Radio Choir; Sigvards Klava
1 Super Audio CD / Ondine / 2015-10-09Works: Valentin Silvestrov: Alleluia, pieces (3) for chorus; Liturgical Chants; Diptych, for chorus; Spiritual Chants (2), for chorus; Spiritual Songs (2), for chorus; Christmas Lullabies (2), for 2 voices ...
Performers: Bertins, Rudolfs; Burkina, Agate [Vocals]; Ezeriete, Ieva; Rutentals, Karlis; Strautmane, Dace [Vocals]
Conductors: Klava, Sigvards
Ensemble: ; Latvian Radio Choir
Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov (b. 1937) is an important contemporary voice in vocal music, a fact highlighted by this new release of recent, spiritual, hauntingly...continue...
Recording information: St. John's Church, Riga, Latvia (2015-04-14_2015-04-15&2015-)....continue...
1 DVD Video / Ondine / 2011-04-26Works: Einojuhani Rautavaara: Aleksis Kivi, opera in 3 acts
Performers: Hynninen, Jorma; Linnosaari, Paulina; Rantanen, Riikka; Reinikainen, Janne; Tuovinen, Olli
Conductors: Franck, Mikko
Ensemble: Finnish National Opera Orchestra
This opera by iconic composer Einojuhani Rautavaara tells the story of Finland's national author, Aleksis Kivi (1834-1872). Kivi wrote the first significant novel in the...continue...
Run Time: 113 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English, Finnish
1 CD / Ondine / 2011-02-22Works: Einojuhani Rautavaara: Kaivos (The Mine), opera in 3 acts (withdrawn; under revision)
Performers: Hynninen, Jorma; Katajala, Tuomas; Kortekangas, Jaakko; Niemela, Hannu; Pussila, Petri; Rusanen-Kartano, Johanna; Turi, Mati
Conductors: Lintu, Hannu
This new release features the three-act opera Kaivos [The Mine] by Einojuhani Rautavaara (b. 1928). The patriarch of Finnish composers wrote the work in 1957...continue...
Recording information: Tampere, Finland (09/24/2010)....continue...
2 CD / Ondine / 2005-02-03Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"
Performers: Naef, Yvonne; Saturova, Simona
Conductors: Eschenbach, Christoph
Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra; Philadelphia Singers Chorale
One of the great conductors of our time, Christoph Eschenbach has a particularly close connection to the spiritually charged healing qualities of Gustav Mahler's music....continue...
2 CD / Ondine / 2002-06-07Works: Olli Kortekangas: Messenius & Lucia, opera
Performers: Kokora, Jouni; Kuusisto, Jaakko; Luttinen, Essi; Niemelä, Hannu; Nisula, Paivi; Parkkinen, Kasper; Pelo, Riku; Posti, Jani; Seeskorpi, Elli; Spängberg, Niklas; Sveholm, Pertti; Virtanen, La...
Conductors: Volmer, Arvo
This 2 disc set is the premiere recording of 'Messenius and Lucia', a new opera by the famed Finnish composer Olli Kortekangas, one of the...continue...
2 CD / Ondine / 2001-04-03Works: Tauno Pylkkänen: Mare ja hänen poikansa, opera (Mare and Her Son)
Performers: Riihimaki, Juha; Ruuttunen, Esa; Sirkia, Raimo; Tiihonen, Kirsi; Uusitalo, Juha; Valtonen, Kai
Conductors: Lintu, Hannu
Ensemble: Estonian Opera Orchestra
"'Mare and her Son' was written in 1942, and premiered in 1945... It's never stated in the liner notes, but I would presume this live...continue...