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Sakari Oramo

Sakari Oramo, Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, introduces a selection of music from his home country of Finland, including music by Sibelius, Rautavaara and Sallinen.

Sakari Oramo, Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, introduces a selection of music from his home country of Finland. His choices include piano music by the great symphonist Sibelius, music for orchestra and birds by Rautavaara, early choral music, a fine symphony by the little-known composer Ernst Mielck, and Songs from the Sea by Sallinen.

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Sat 2 Dec 2017 13:00

Music Played

  • Bernhard Crusell

    Clarinet Quartet No 3 in D major, Op 7 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Kari Kriikku. Ensemble: Avanti String Quartet.
    • ONDINE : ODE 0727.
    • ONDINE.
    • 12.
  • Anon

    Vanitatum Vanitas (Piae Cantiones 1582)

    Ensemble: Hortus Musicus.
  • Anon

    Tempus adest floridum (Piae Cantiones 1582)

    Ensemble: Hortus Musicus.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Cantus Arcticus, Op 61 (3rd mvt, Swans migrating)

    Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • Rautavaara: Clarinet Concerto / Garden of Spaces / Cantus Arcticus.
    • Ondine.
    • 7.
  • Oskar Merikanto

    Soft sounds the music of my sorrow, Op 36 No 3

    Performer: Ralf Gothóni. Singer: Jorma Hynninen.
    • Finlandia FACD021.
    • Finlandia.
    • 5.
  • Ernst Mielck

    Symphony in F minor, Op 4, 'Fairy Tale Symphony' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Aarre Merikanto

    'Schott' Concerto for Violin, Clarinet, Horn and String Sextet, (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Oleg Kagan. Performer: Eduard Brunner. Performer: David Jolley. Performer: Sakari Oramo. Performer: Nachum Erlich. Performer: Matti Hirvikangas. Performer: Vladimir Mendelssohn. Performer: Raimo Sariola. Performer: Anssi Karttunen. Conductor: Ulf Söderblom.
    • Merikanto, A: Concerto for violin, clarinet, French horn and string sextet etc..
    • Ondine.
    • 2.
  • Erik Bergman

    Birds In The Morning for Flute and Orchestra, Op 89 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Mikael Helasvuo. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • Finnish Flute Concertos.
    • Finlandia.
    • 1.
  • Joonas Kokkonen

    The Last Temptations (Act 2, Sc 2: 'Paavo's Monologue')

    Singer: Martti Talvela. Singer: Ritva Auvinen. Orchestra: Savonlinna Opera Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Ulf Söderblom.
    • Joonas Kokkonen - Last Temptations - Opera in Two Acts.
    • Finlandia.
    • 2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Evening Comes (6 Finnish Folk Songs for Piano)

    Performer: Liisa Pohjola.
    • Liisa Pohjola: Selected Recordings 1969-2004.
    • Alba.
    • 11.
  • Jean Sibelius

    That Beautiful Girl (6 Finnish Folk Songs for Piano)

    Performer: Liisa Pohjola.
  • Jean Sibelius

    The Brother's Murderer (6 Finnish Folk Songs for Piano)

    Performer: Liisa Pohjola.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Wedding Memory (6 Finnish Folk Songs for Piano)

    Performer: Liisa Pohjola.
  • Magnus Lindberg

    Seht die Sonne (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Lindberg: Graffiti / Seht Die Sonne.
    • Ondine.
    • 2.
  • Toivo Kuula

    Rukous (Prayer)

    Ensemble: Emo Ensemble Finland.
  • Uuno Klami

    Kalevala Suite Op 23 (2nd mvt, 'The Sprout of Spring')

    Orchestra: Turun filharmoninen orkesteri. Conductor: Jorma Panula.
    • Klami: Kalevala Suite & Sea Pictures.
    • NAXOS.
    • 3.
  • Aulis Sallinen

    Songs From The Sea for Chorus (3rd & 4th mvt)

    Choir: Tapiolan kuoro. Conductor: Erkki Pohjola.
    • Finlandia FACD921.
    • Finlandia.
    • 3.
  • Pehr Henrik Nordgren

    String Concerto Op 54 (2nd mvt, 'Dance Away Your Worries')

    Orchestra: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Juha Kangas.
  • Kaija Saariaho

    Sua katselen (4 Leino Songs for Soprano and Orchestra)

    Performer: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Anu Komsi. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Saariaho: D'Om Le Vrai Sens/ Laterna Magica/ Leino Songs.
    • Ondine.
    • 8.
  • Kaija Saariaho

    Sydan (4 Leino Songs for Soprano and Orchestra)

    Singer: Anu Komsi. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Heinz-Juhani Hofmann

    Ahti Karjalainen: Life, Kekkonen And Works (Act 1, Sc 1)

    Ensemble: Kokkola Opera. Conductor: Erkki Lasonpalo.

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