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Composer: Aho, Kalevi (b. 1949)

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Year of birth1949
June 2018
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LudwigsburgDie Fünfte

Aho, Beethoven, Reich
Pietari Inkinen; Colin Currie; The Colin Currie Group
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A discovery of music from the Baltic

McFall's Chamber © Douglas Robertson
McFall's Chamber was full of surprises exploring 20th century music from the Baltic. The Finns' love affair with the Tango contrasted with passionate brooding Baltic landscapes – and there was a saw.
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Zimmermann a revelation in Sibelius in Melbourne

Frank Peter Zimmermann © Harald Hoffmann│hänssler CLASSIC
The best in music is revelation. Osmo Vänskä certainly provided revelation, bringing to the Melbourne Symphony a subtlety, power and musical originality that it has long lacked.
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Mr. McFall's Chamber play Baltic Music

Mr. McFall's Chamber
In Scotland, where the word 'Baltic' functions as a colloquial substitute for 'extremely cold', it's odd to come across a programme on this theme in August. Fans of the ensemble Mr. McFall's Chamber delight in such idiosyncrasies and would not be thrown to find an embrace of tangos at the programme's heart. That there were Finnish tangos might be a surprise.
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Tintements et tintamarre : Grubinger et Diakun à Radio France

Marzena Diakun © Christophe Abramowitz
Retour sur la création française du Sieidi du finlandais Kalevi Aho sous la baguette alerte de Marzena Diakun.
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Musique contemporaine et lycéens : Grubinger à la Maison de la Radio

Martin Grubinger © Simon Pauly
Un programe rare autour des compositeurs Baptiste Trotignon, récompensé par Le Grand Prix Lycéen des Compositeurs, Kalevi Aho et Dvořák. Une grande réussite.
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