Arto Noras

Born 12 May 1942
Arto Noras
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1942-05-12
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Arto Noras

Arto Noras Biography (Wikipedia)

Arto Noras (born 12 May 1942 in Turku) is a Finnish cellist who is one of Finland's most celebrated instrumentalists and amongst the most outstanding internationally acknowledged cellists of his generation.

At the age of 8, Arto Noras started his studies at the prestigious Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. After completing his studies with Professor Yrjö Selin at the Sibelius Academy, Arto Noras studied with Paul Tortelier at the Paris Conservatoire where he gained the coveted Premier Prix diploma in 1964. Two years later, in 1966, he was awarded second prize in the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, which immediately opened his way to the most important concert halls in Europe and both North and South America where he has performed regularly ever since. Arto Noras also won the Danish Sonning Prize in 1967 and Finnish State music prize in 1972.

Arto Noras' repertoire covers all the principal works that have been written for his instrument, including those by contemporary composers, and he has recorded them extensively for the Finlandia recording label. In 1970 Arto Noras was appointed Professor of Cello at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. Noras has served as a jurist for some of the most important music competitions in the world, including the Tchaikovsky, Casals and Cassado competitions. He can be heard as a most distinguished chamber musician as a member of the Helsinki Trio and as a founder member of the Sibelius Academy Quartet as well as with several other groups of similarly distinguished musicians.

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Toivo Kuula
Sorrow for cello and orchestra
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Sorrow for cello and orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Cello Sonata in D major, Op 102, No 2
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Cello Sonata in D major, Op 102, No 2
Franz Schubert
Sonata for arpeggione and piano in A minor D.821
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Sonata for arpeggione and piano in A minor D.821
Erkki Melartin
Easy Pieces (Op.121) (Canto Religioso; Mattinata; Nocturne; Berceuse; Menuetto)
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Easy Pieces (Op.121) (Canto Religioso; Mattinata; Nocturne; Berceuse; Menuetto)
Toivo Kuula
Suru (Sorrow) (Op.22 No.2) for cello and piano (orig. cello and orchestra)
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Suru (Sorrow) (Op.22 No.2) for cello and piano (orig. cello and orchestra)
Jean Sibelius
Canzonetta, rondo of the lovers - from 'Kuolema' ('Death', incidental music)
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Canzonetta, rondo of the lovers - from 'Kuolema' ('Death', incidental music)
Toivo Kuula
Chanson sans paroles for cello and orchestra (Op.22 No.1)
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Chanson sans paroles for cello and orchestra (Op.22 No.1)
Toivo Kuula
Scherzo 'Viululle ja pianolle' (Op.17/a/7)
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Scherzo 'Viululle ja pianolle' (Op.17/a/7)
Selim Palmgren
Violoncello a Cassado (Op.114 No.1) - for cello and piano
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Violoncello a Cassado (Op.114 No.1) - for cello and piano
Erkki Melartin
Serenata (Op.121 No.5) from 6 Easy Pieces (1924)
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Serenata (Op.121 No.5) from 6 Easy Pieces (1924)
Arto Noras
Adagio and Allegro (Op.70) **DO NOT USE Pianist awol c,8.13**
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Adagio and Allegro (Op.70) **DO NOT USE Pianist awol c,8.13**
Johannes Brahms
Trio in A minor for clarinet, cello and piano, Op 114 (feat. Barry Douglas, Arto Noras & Michel Lethiec)
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Trio in A minor for clarinet, cello and piano, Op 114 (feat. Barry Douglas, Arto Noras & Michel Lethiec)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Trio in B flat major for clarinet, cello and piano, Op 11 (feat. Barry Douglas, Arto Noras & Michel Lethiec)
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Trio in B flat major for clarinet, cello and piano, Op 11 (feat. Barry Douglas, Arto Noras & Michel Lethiec)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2013: Prom 44: Stravinsky, Penderecki, Debussy & Ravel
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Royal Albert Hall
2013-08-15T04:42:29
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2013
Proms 2013: Prom 44: Stravinsky, Penderecki, Debussy & Ravel

Proms 2013: Prom 44: Stravinsky, Penderecki, Debussy & Ravel

Royal Albert Hall

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