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Episode 3

Ian Skelly features the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Debussy: Gigues. Walton: Cello Concerto (soloist: Steven Isserlis). Saariaho: Circle Map. Aulis Sallinen: Shadows.

Ian Skelly continues Northern Lights with a focus today on Finland and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Earlier this year, Susanna Malkki conducted the orchestra in a concert at the Music Centre in Helsinki that included Debussy's Gigues, Steven Isserlis performing Walton's Cello Concerto and Saariaho's Circle Map. Plus Miguel Harth-bedoya conducts the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra in Sallinen's Shadows, prelude for orchestra.

2pm
Debussy
Gigues
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki (conductor)

2.10pm
Walton
Cello Concerto
Steven Isserlis (cello)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki (conductor)

2.40pm
Saariaho
Circle Map
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki (conductor)

3.15pm
Aulis Sallinen
Shadows, prelude for orchestra
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Miguel Harth-Bedoya (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Gigues from Images

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Susanna Mälkki.

    Recorded 21 January 2015 at The Music Centre, Helsinki

  • William Walton

    Concerto for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Susanna Mälkki.

    Recorded 21 January 2015 at The Music Centre, Helsinki

  • Kaija Saariaho

    Circle map for orchestra

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Susanna Mälkki.

    Recorded 21 January 2015 at The Music Centre, Helsinki

  • Aulis Sallinen

    Shadows - prelude Op.52 for orchestra

    Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Miguel Harth-Bedoya.

    Recorded 29 May 2015 at The Music Centre, Helsinki

  • Ester Mägi

    Cantus & Processus

    Ensemble: Camerata Tallinn.
    • Estonian Chamber Music.
    • Finlandia.
    • 4509-95705-2.

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