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Composer: Tüür, Erkki-Sven (b. 1959)

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Year of birth1959
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De Profundis
April 2017
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AmsterdamConcertgebouw Orchestra and Denève: Sibelius and Tüür

Ravel, Tüür, Sibelius
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Stéphane Denève; Vincent Cortvrint

SeattleRachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Tüür, Rachmaninov
Seattle Symphony Orchestra; Olari Elts; Stephen Hough
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Northern Powerhouses: Nordic music from RNS

Principals from Royal Northern Sinfonia showcase new music from even further North than Gateshead, with chamber works from Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Estonia.
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Beethoven and the 21st century with the ACO

A serious programme for a Valentine's day concert at Sydney Opera House.
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A discovery of music from the Baltic

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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Britten Sinfonia at Milton Court

Violinist Pekka Kuusisto and Britten Sinfonia succeeded in creating a dynamic and captivating programme at Milton Court, with a series of works conceived as a whole and leading up to Britten's Serenade.
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Mr. McFall's Chamber play Baltic Music

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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