RAUTAVAARA / SIBELIUS / SALLINEN / PINGOUD / etc
Aurora Borealis: The Magic of Northern Lights
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Karelia Philharmonic Orchestra / Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
[ Ondine / CD - released 30/Jun/2008 ]
The Northern Lights have been a dazzling natural phenomenon for thousands of years and have contributed to the image of Finland as a fascinating country full of mystery - 13 superb photographs, a guiding text and 12 tracks of Finnish classical music.
MIKHAIL ALEXEEVICH KUZMIN
Mila Shkirtil (mezzo) / Karelia State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Petrozavodsk State University Male Choir, Yuri Serov
[ Naxos / CD - released 25/Mar/2015 ]
The great twentieth-century Russian poet, Mikhail Alexeevich Kuzmin, was for much of his early life also passionately devoted to composition. Masterpieces of the vocal miniature, his Sacred Songs for voice and orchestra are settings of his own words...
RAUTAVAARA / SIBELIUS / SALLINEN / PINGOUD / KAJANUS / ENGLUND / etc
Suomi - Finland 100 - A Century of Finnish Classics
Marko Ylönen (cello) / Finnish Radio Symphony / Helsinki Philharmonic / Karelia Philharmonic / Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra / etc
[ Ondine / 5 CD Box Set - released 10/Dec/2016 ]
2017 marks the centenary of Finland's independence. This 5 CD collection encompasses works by native composers from 1917 to the present and reflects the flourishing talent, artistry and experimentation of Finland's classical music scene. These...