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Los Angeles Philharmonic & Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Esa-Pekka Salonen & Tõnu Kaljuste
Like much of Pärt's other works, it weaves the effect of musical suspension in time, helped by motivic and stylistic similarities across its three movements...The Estonian Philharmonic Choir... — More…
Dominique Blanc (narrator), Dawn Upshaw (soprano)
Tapiola Chamber Choir, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen
Upshaw's always seems the perfect voice and sensibility for Saariaho's music; and Esa-Pekka Salonen, Saariaho's colleague from their student days, is an intensely engaged and sympathetic director... — More…
Petri Alanko (alto flute), Anssi Karttunen (cello)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Kronos Quartet, Esa-Pekka Salonen
…Saariaho's sound-world can be enticing, even sensuous, as well as hard-edged and glaring. The performances are stunning. Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic combine fastidious... — More…
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Sakari Oramo, Alan Gilbert, Esa-Pekka Salonen
The present collection showcases Hillborg's typically multifaceted and wickedly good-natured humour...The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra is on splendid form throughout, led by conductors... — More…
Avanti! Chamber Orchestra. Toimii Ensemble (incl. Magnus Lindberg). Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo, Esa-Pekka Salonen & Jukka-Pekka Saraste
The prodigious Finnish composer (b1958) is among the doughtiest wielders of the large orchestra at work today. His style is instantly recognisable — furiously scurrying surfaces, sounding at... — More…
Martin Fröst (clarinet)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Östgöta Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Owain Arwel Hughes, Petter Sundkvist, Arie van Beek
Martin Fröst displays versatility and staggering virtuosity: eventful Anders Hillborg, assertive Holmboe, atmospheric Karin Rehnqvist and jolly Crusell. — More…
Hannah Holgersson (soprano), Ida Falk Winland & Hannah Holgersson (sopranos)
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra & Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Swedish Radio Choir, Sakari Oramo, David Zinman, Esa-Pekka Salonen
Rich, sonorous playing from Oramo's orchestra under all three conductors, and singing full of purity, accuracy and fresh air above it; both soloists are agile, strong and able to tell a story.... — More…
John Storgårds (violin), Pia Freund (soprano) & Gabriel Suovanen (baritone), Karita Mattila (soprano) & Anssi Karttunen (cello)
Avanti! Chamber Orchestra, Tapiola Chamber Choir, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris Orchestre de Paris, Hannu Lintu, Jukka-Pekka Saraste,...