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Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani (1928-2016)

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Year of birth1928
Year of death2016
NationalityFinland
Period20th century
February 2018
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AntwerpTime Is Endless

Time Is Endless
Rachmaninov, Pärt, MacMillan, Rautavaara, Saariaho, De Ley, Miskinis, Ešenvalds
Klaas Stok; Flemish Radio Choir

HasseltTime Is Endless

Time Is Endless
Rachmaninov, Pärt, MacMillan, Rautavaara, Saariaho, De Ley, Miskinis, Ešenvalds
Klaas Stok; Flemish Radio Choir

BrusselsTime Is Endless

Time Is Endless
Rachmaninov, Pärt, MacMillan, Rautavaara, Saariaho, De Ley, Miskinis, Ešenvalds
Klaas Stok; Flemish Radio Choir

CologneSymphony Concert 8

Rautavaara, Martinů, Dvořák
Gürzenich Orchestra; Pietari Inkinen; Carolin Widmann

GlasgowNYOS Senior Orchestra Spring Concert The Power of Nature

NYOS Senior Orchestra Spring Concert The Power of Nature
Rautavaara, Rimsky-Korsakov, Elgar
NYOS Senior Orchestra; Catherine Larsen-Maguire
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SCO explore music drawn from nature

Olari Elts © Marco Borggreve
Vasks’ Viola Concerto receives its Scottish première with Maxim Rysanov and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra as they explore music and nature in the Baltic, Rome and America.
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Turku's new harp debuts in Rautavaara and Mozart

Päivi Severeide © Turku Philharmonic
New harp of the Turku Concert Hall had its first outing in a concert with a diverse program featuring a duet with flute and harp and Schoenberg’s sinister Verklärte Nacht.  
***11
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Sweetness and light in Sydney's Rautavaara tribute

© Prudence Upton
A tribute concert to the passing of the grand old man of Finnish music, Einojuhani Rautavaara, offers a programme that focusses on sonic beauty at the expense of a more rounded appreciation of the composer's output.
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Rautavaara's The Mine in Budapest

The Mine © Péter Rákossy
Opening the weekend that marked the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian revolution, The Mine (Bánya), the first of Rautavaara's nine operas, dramatizes events from those turbulent times. 
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An illuminating yuletide journey in Seattle

Chroma © Wes Kim
Karen P. Thomas and Seattle Pro Musica offer a refreshingly original holiday concert exploring the choral music of Scandinavia and the Baltic nations.
****1
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