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Vilde Frang (violin)
WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Thomas Søndergård
Frang heralds one of the freshest and most vital accounts of this familiar and frequently recorded work [the Sibelius concerto] in recent years. On display from the off is a vivid sense of intellectual... — More…
David Nolan (violin), Nigel Kennedy (violin), Piers Lane (piano), Tasmin Little (violin), Diana Cummings (violin)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, Vernon Handley
A survey of the music of Jean Sibelius
Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Marko Ylönen (cello), Dong-Suk Kang (violin), Lilli Paasikivi (mezzo-soprano) & Raimo Laukka (baritone), Tommi Hakala (baritone), Stina Ekblad (narrator), Helena Juntunen (soprano), Monica Groop (mezzo-soprano) & Sauli Tiilikainen (baritone), Anne Sofie von Otter...
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Leif Segerstam
The four Legends first began to surface in Sibelius's mind in 1893, at the same time as he was working on his Kalevala opera, The Building ofthe Boat, the prelude to which became The swanof Tuonela.... — More…
Victoria Mullova (violin)
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
Monica Groop (mezzo), Peter Mattei (baritone)
London Symphony Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis
The mature Davis has a way with the music’s architecture like few other conductors. The pace of the expansive Second and Fifth Symphonies is masterful. Combined with the innate warmth and pretty... — More…