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Performer: Pekka Kuusisto

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AmsterdamPekka Kuusisto & Susanna Mällki: Tchaikovsky's violin concerto

© Simon Fowler
Tchaikovsky, Sibelius
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; Susanna Mälkki; Pekka Kuusisto

RotterdamSibelius' Symphonies I

Sibelius
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; Jukka-Pekka Saraste; Pekka Kuusisto

RotterdamFinnish Folk music

Sibelius
Pekka Kuusisto; Heini Kärkkäinen; Ilona Korhonen

LondonRouvali conducts Stravinsky

© Camilla Greenwell
Adams, Stravinsky
Philharmonia Orchestra; Santtu-Matias Rouvali; Pekka Kuusisto

BirminghamAurora Orchestra Music of the Spheres

Beethoven, Adès, Richter, Mozart
Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon; Pekka Kuusisto
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Playful, creative and joyous: Pekka Kuusisto directs the SCO

Pekka Kuusisto © Kaapo Kamu

Pekka Kuusisto’s direction of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra is playful, creative and joyous in a mixed programme from Biber to Bartók, Haydn to Messiaen wrapped round with Ravel.

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Searing new violin ‘concerto’ from Philip Venables... and Bartók

Pekka Kuusisto and the BBC SO © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Biography, autobiography and the music of two composers combined in the latest BBC commission unveiled at the Proms.
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Nordic, but not noir: Salonen and the Philharmonia

Anna Thorvaldsdóttir © Kristinn Ingvarsson
In its opening concert of the season, the Philharmonia gave two of Sibelius' symphonies with two modern pieces by a pair of Iceland's finest young composers, which made for rewarding listening.
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Prom 27: Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto delights with Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto

Pekka Kuusisto © Sonja Werner
Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto is anything other than ordinary in a concert that shows off the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at their best.
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Beethoven and the 21st century with the ACO

Pekka Kuusisto © Kaapo Kamu
A serious programme for a Valentine's day concert at Sydney Opera House.
***11
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