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Focus on Finland

James Jolly's selection of music includes a focus on Finland, with music by Sibelius, Madetoja and Rutavaara. He also includes Poulenc's piano concerto, and this week's Mozart symphony is No.29.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 16 Feb 2014 09:00

Music Played

  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Don Pasquale - Che interminabile andirivieni!

    Choir: Ambrosian Singers. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • Donizetti: Don Pasquale.
    • EMI.
  • Jean Sibelius

    En Saga

    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7; En Saga.
    • Pentatone.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?

    Singer: Gerald Finley. Performer: Julius Drake.
    • Songs by Tchaikovsky, Musorgsky and Ned Rorem.
    • Wigmore Hall Live.
  • Gustav Holst

    Nunc dimittis

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • The Road to Paradise.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Selim Palmgren

    Pictures from Finland, Op 24 - 1. Spring Dreams

    Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • Pictures From Finland - Kuvia Suomesta.
    • Ondine.
  • Fritz Kreisler


    Performer: Kyung-Wha Chung. Performer: Phillip Moll.
    • Con Amore.
    • Decca.
  • Jules Massenet

    Thais - Meditation

    Performer: Kyung-Wha Chung. Performer: Itamar Golan.
    • The World of the Violin.
    • Decca.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Violin Sonata

    Performer: Kyung-Wha Chung. Performer: Krystian Zimerman.
    • R Strauss & Respihi: Violin Sonatas.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Five Piano Variations in D, 'Rule Britannia', WoO79

    Performer: Olli Mustonen.
    • Beethoven: Piano Variations.
    • Decca.
  • Leevi Madetoja

    De Profundis, Op 56

    Choir: YL Male Voice Choir.
    • The Complete Songs for Male Voice Choir Vol. II.
    • Finlandia.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Quartet in B flat, D68

    Ensemble: Melos Quartett.
    • The String Quartets.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 29 in A, K201

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Otto Klemperer.
    • Symphonies Nos. 25, 29, 31, etc..
    • EMI.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Harp Concerto

    Performer: Marielle Nordmann. Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • Rautavaara: Harp Concerto, etc..
    • Ondine.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Piano Concerto

    Performer: Pascal Rogé. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
    • Poulenc: Piano & Organ Concertos.
    • Decca.


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