Leif Segerstam
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1944-03-02
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Leif Segerstam

Leif Segerstam Biography (Wikipedia)

Leif Selim Segerstam ( LAYF,;[citation needed] born 2 March 1944) is a Finnish conductor, composer, violinist, violist and pianist, especially known for writing 335 symphonies as of September 2019, along with other works in his extensive oeuvre.

Segerstam has conducted in a variety of orchestras since 1963, mostly American, Australian and European orchestras. He is widely known through his recorded discography, which includes the complete symphonies of Blomdahl, Brahms, Mahler, Nielsen, and Sibelius, as well as many works by contemporary composers, such as the American composers John Corigliano and Christopher Rouse, the Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara, Swedish composer Allan Pettersson and the Russian composers Alfred Schnittke and Alexander Scriabin.

His contributions to the Finnish music scene and his vibrant personality have contributed to his fame.

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Leif Segerstam Tracks

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Jean Sibelius
Overture in A minor
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Overture in A minor
Jean Sibelius
Autumn Evening, Op 38 No 1
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Autumn Evening, Op 38 No 1
Jean Sibelius
Luonnotar
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Luonnotar
Carl Nielsen
Overture to Maskarade (FS.39)
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Overture to Maskarade (FS.39)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Oboe Concerto in C major (K.285d/314a)
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Oboe Concerto in C major (K.285d/314a)
Jean Sibelius
Lemminkainen's Return (Lemminkainen, Op 22)
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Lemminkainen's Return (Lemminkainen, Op 22)
Jenny Hettne
Whirli(gigue)
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Whirli(gigue)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Elegischer Gesang, Op.118
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Elegischer Gesang, Op.118
Jean Sibelius
Jokamies [Everyman] - incidental music Op.83
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Jokamies [Everyman] - incidental music Op.83
Leevi Madetoja
Kullervo, Op 15 (1913)
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Kullervo, Op 15 (1913)
Robert Kajanus
Finnish Rhapsody No 1
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Finnish Rhapsody No 1
Jean Sibelius
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47: III. Allegro, ma non tanto
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Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47: III. Allegro, ma non tanto
Jean Sibelius
Menuetto
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Menuetto
Jean Roger‐Ducasse
Au jardin de Marguerite: Interlude
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Au jardin de Marguerite: Interlude

Au jardin de Marguerite: Interlude

Orchestra
Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic
Jean Sibelius
Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt)
Jean Sibelius
Tapiola
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Tapiola
Jean Sibelius
Scene with Cranes Op.44 no.2
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Scene with Cranes Op.44 no.2
Carl Nielsen
Karelia Suite, Op. 11 (Ballad)
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Karelia Suite, Op. 11 (Ballad)
Alfred Schnittke
Symphony No. 2
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Symphony No. 2

Symphony No. 2

Orchestra
Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Alfred Schnittke
Symphony No. 1
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Symphony No. 1

Symphony No. 1

Orchestra
Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Luciano Berio
Coro (extract)
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Coro (extract)

Coro (extract)

Performer
Orf-Symphonienorchester
Luciano Berio
Epifanie
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Epifanie

Epifanie

Performer
Orf-Symphonien Orchester
Einojuhani Rautavaara
Harp Concerto (2nd mvt)
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Harp Concerto (2nd mvt)
Einojuhani Rautavaara
Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for birds and orchestra), Op 61
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Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for birds and orchestra), Op 61
Jean Sibelius
Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
Jean Sibelius
In Memoriam
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In Memoriam
Jean Sibelius
The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkainen Suite)
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The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkainen Suite)
Einojuhani Rautavaara
Cantus Arcticus: I. The Bog
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Cantus Arcticus: I. The Bog
Erik Bergman
Birds In The Morning for Flute and Orchestra, Op 89 (1st mvt)
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Birds In The Morning for Flute and Orchestra, Op 89 (1st mvt)
Einojuhani Rautavaara
Cantus Arcticus, Op 61 (3rd mvt, Swans migrating)
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Cantus Arcticus, Op 61 (3rd mvt, Swans migrating)
Charles Koechlin
La méditation de Purun Baghat
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La méditation de Purun Baghat

La méditation de Purun Baghat

Orchestra
Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic
Alfred Schnittke
Faust Cantata - Es Geschah
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Faust Cantata - Es Geschah
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Past BBC Events

BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Segerstam conducts Bruckner
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Barbican, London
2015-02-28T16:11:47
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28
Feb
2015
BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Segerstam conducts Bruckner

BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Segerstam conducts Bruckner

19:30
Barbican, London

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