Okko Kamu

Born 7 March 1946
Okko Kamu
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1946-03-07
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Okko Kamu

Okko Kamu Biography (Wikipedia)

Okko Tapani Kamu (born 7 March 1946, Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish orchestral conductor and violinist.

Kamu was born into a family of musicians. His father played double bass in the Helsinki Philharmonic. He began violin studies at age two and entered the Sibelius Academy at age six. He formed his own string quartet, the Suhonen, in 1964 where he played first violin. At age 20, he was appointed first solo violinist at the Finnish National Opera, and held this post until 1968. He then began to conduct, initially with the Finnish National Opera orchestra. Primarily self-taught, he became principal guest conductor of the Royal Swedish Opera in 1969, the same year as he won the first Herbert von Karajan Conducting Competition in Berlin. From 1971 to 1977, Kamu was principal conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Outside of Finland, Kamu was principal conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic from 1975 to 1979. He has also held leadership positions with the Stockholm Sinfonietta. He has been chief guest conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Copenhagen Philharmonic, the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, and the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. He was principal guest conductor of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra until 2017.

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Väinö Raitio
Vesipatsas (Waterspout) - ballet music
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Vesipatsas (Waterspout) - ballet music
Antonio Vivaldi
'Winter' from The Four Seasons Op. 8 no. 4 arr. Trombone and Orchestra
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'Winter' from The Four Seasons Op. 8 no. 4 arr. Trombone and Orchestra
Alexander Glazunov
Mélodie for cello and orchestra, Op 20 No 1
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Mélodie for cello and orchestra, Op 20 No 1
Jean Sibelius
Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)
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Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)
Jean Sibelius
Symphony No.3 in C Op.52 - 2nd Movement
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Symphony No.3 in C Op.52 - 2nd Movement
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Le Nozze di Figaro, Act 4: Susanna's aria 'Deh vieni, non tardar'
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Le Nozze di Figaro, Act 4: Susanna's aria 'Deh vieni, non tardar'
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op 19 No 4
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Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op 19 No 4
Ernest Chausson
Poeme for violin and orchestra, op.25
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Poeme for violin and orchestra, op.25
Heino Kaski
Prelude (1912)
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Prelude (1912)
Väinö Raitio
Joutsenet [The Swans] (Op.15) (1919)
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Joutsenet [The Swans] (Op.15) (1919)
Alexander Glazunov
Mélodie for cello and orchestra, Op 20 No 1
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Mélodie for cello and orchestra, Op 20 No 1
Lars‐Erik Larsson
Pastoral suite Op.19: no.3 Scherzo
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Pastoral suite Op.19: no.3 Scherzo
Bernhard Crusell
Clarinet Concerto No 3 in B flat major, Op 11 (3rd mvt)
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Clarinet Concerto No 3 in B flat major, Op 11 (3rd mvt)
Jean Sibelius
The Tempest, Op.109: Suite No.2
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The Tempest, Op.109: Suite No.2
Jean Sibelius
Karelia Suite, Op 11
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Karelia Suite, Op 11
Alexander Glazunov
Concerto Ballata
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Concerto Ballata
Bram Van Sambeek, Dmitri Slobodeniouk, Okko Kamu, Lahti Symphony Orchestra & Okko Kamu
Bassoon Concerto
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Bassoon Concerto
Bram Van Sambeek, Dmitri Slobodeniouk, Okko Kamu, Lahti Symphony Orchestra & Okko Kamu
Mana
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Mana
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Pamina's aria: Ach, ich fuhl's, es ist verschwunden - from The Magic Flute
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Pamina's aria: Ach, ich fuhl's, es ist verschwunden - from The Magic Flute
Franz Berwald
Symphony No.3 in C major 'Sinfonie singuliere' (2nd movement)
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Symphony No.3 in C major 'Sinfonie singuliere' (2nd movement)
Bernhard Crusell
Clarinet Concerto No 2 in F minor, Op 5
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Clarinet Concerto No 2 in F minor, Op 5
Franz Berwald
Symphony No 3, 'Symphonie singuliere'
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Symphony No 3, 'Symphonie singuliere'
Jean Sibelius
Symphony No. 6 in D minor, Op.104
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Symphony No. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Jean Sibelius
Symphony No. 4 in A minor, Op.63
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Symphony No. 4 in A minor, Op.63
Aulis Sallinen
The King goes forth to France, Op. 53 - Act III
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The King goes forth to France, Op. 53 - Act III
Jean Sibelius
Jaakarimarsi, Op.91 (March Of The Finnish Jäger Battalion)
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Jaakarimarsi, Op.91 (March Of The Finnish Jäger Battalion)
Bernhard Crusell
Clarinet Concerto No 2 in F minor, Op 5
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Clarinet Concerto No 2 in F minor, Op 5
Jean Sibelius
Valse Triste from Kuolema (Death) Incidental music, Op. 44
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Valse Triste from Kuolema (Death) Incidental music, Op. 44
Jean Sibelius
Symphony no. 2 in D major Op.43
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Symphony no. 2 in D major Op.43
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Past BBC Events

Lahti Sibelius Festival 2015: BBC SO at Lahti Sibelius Festival, Finland
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Sibelius Hall, Lahti
2015-09-03T12:56:14
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2015
Lahti Sibelius Festival 2015: BBC SO at Lahti Sibelius Festival, Finland

Lahti Sibelius Festival 2015: BBC SO at Lahti Sibelius Festival, Finland

Sibelius Hall, Lahti

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