#112 In the Field: Finland Part 1

The latest installment of In the Field brings us to a country that has exported a dizzying list of big name composers and conductors in the last couple of decades: Finland.

We’ll talk with established composers and rising stars about their music and the lasting influence of the Sibelius Academy.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

Kaija Saariaho: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, Notes on Light, I (excerpt)
Orchestre de Paris/Eschenbach; Karttunen, vc.
Ondine 11302
1:20

Kalevi Aho: Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra, II (Presto)
Lahti Symphony Orchestra/Brabbins; Piet Van Bockstal, oboe
BIS 1876
6:12

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, III (Pulse II)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Salonen; Josefowicz, v.
DG 001752102
5:22

Lotta Wennäkoski: Love and Life of a Woman (excerpts)
Avanti Ensemble/Hanniakinen; Räisänen, s.; Rantanen, ms.
Alba 253
4:27

Osmo Tapio Räihälä: Barlinnie Nine (excerpt)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Alba 367
4:26

Tomi Räisänen: Stheno
Erik Bosgraaf, recorder tubes; Izhar Elias, Guitar
Phenom Records 0713
7:22

Kaija Saariaho: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, Notes on Light, V
Orchestre de Paris/Eschenbach; Karttunen, vc.
Ondine 11302
7:16

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