Browse: Sibelius - Lemminkäinen and the Island Maidens (from Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22)
This page lists all recordings of Lemminkäinen and the Island Maidens (from Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22) by Jean Sibelius (1865-1957).
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…
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo
The Lemminkäinen Suite has tended to be viewed as an important staging post on [Sibelius’s path to the symphony]…What Sakari Oramo shows is that it’s a marvellous achievement in its own right,... — More…
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...
15 CDs($72.50) $58.00
Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Petri Sakari
Most impressive. In its keen intelligence, fiery snap and thrust, Petri Sakari's account of the four Legends proves more than a match for the finest. The Iceland SO may not be world-beaters,... — More…
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Mikko Franck
Mikko Franck presides over the most intrepidly individual and pungently characterful performance of the Lemminkäinen Legends since Leif Segerstam's 1995 Helsinki PO account for this same label.... — More…