Sibelius - Tapiola, En Saga & 8 Songs - SACD


 

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Great works by Sibelius in critically-acclaimed performances from Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo) & the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, directed by Hannu Lintu. For the 150th anniversary of Sibelius’s birth in 2015 composer Aulis Sallinen (b. 1935) orchestrated a cycle of 8 songs for Anne Sophie von Otter, recorded here in this format for the first time. Recorded in Helsinki Music Centre, May 2016. Ondine, 2017. Gramophone Editor's Choice, Oct 2017, & shortlisted for 2018 Awards (orchestral category). BBC Music Magazine Jan. 2018 Orchestral Choice & BBC Radio 3 Record Review Recording of the Week 16.12.17.

Tapiola op.112

En Saga op.9 – with Christoffer Sundqvist (clarinet) & Ilari Angervo (viola)

De bägge rosorna & Sippan [6 Songs ('Flower Songs') op.88: nos.2 & 4]

Dold förening [6 Songs op.86: no.3]

Under strandens granar & Kyssens hopp [7 Runeberg Songs op.13: nos.1 & 2]

Hennes budskap [6 Songs op.90: no.2]

Men min fågel märks dock icke [6 Songs op.36: no.2]

Jägargossen [7 Runeberg Songs op.13: no.7]