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Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

Aho’s brilliance at problem-solving and technical composition can conceal a slight lack of material carbohydrate…But there is plenteous atmosphere and much colour (however narrow the palette)... More…

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Martin Fröst (clarinet)

Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä

Those who cherish earlier versions of Neilsen's masterpiece… will know how deep this music runs and how haunting it is. The young Swedish clarinettist give what I must say is the most searching... More…

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Annu Salminen (horn), Carolina Eyck (theremin)

Lapland Chamber Orchestra, John Storgårds

Virtuosity in the service of imagination is the abiding impression of all Aho's concertos, and the quality of soloists, orchestra, conductor and recording here is fully up to that of the music... More…

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Jörgen van Rijen (trombone), Alain de Rudder (trumpet)

Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins

Written in near proximity, the four movements of each piece follow a similar formal though subtly carried expressive trajectory…Performances, by soloist who gave the premieres, could not be better... More…

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Sharon Bezaly (flute)

Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Osmo Vanska, Bernhardur Wilkinson, Christian Lindberg

It is plain to hear why the composers were so inspired by her artistry, and also why BIS is making a significant commitment of recording her: this is the most technically assured, breathtakingly... More…

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Kroumata Percussion Ensemble, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä

Aho's Symphonic Dances (2001) bear the subtitle 'Hommage à Uuno Klami' – and therein lies the clue to the work's genesis. Klami (1900- 1961), one of the leading Finnish composers of the last... More…

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Taina Piira (soprano), Aki Alamikkotervo (tenor) & Hannu Lehtonen (saxophone)

Lahti Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Orchestra of Lapland, John Storgårds

Like Vaughan Williams's Seventh, Aho's Twelfth is a work of immediate effect yet needs time to make its full impact. More…

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Jan Lehtola (playing the 1907/2008 Åkerman & Lund organ of St Johannes kyrka, Malmö, Sweden)

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Anders Paulsson (saxophone)

Aho’s concerto combines dissonance with an elegant Nielsen-like sound-world. More…

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