Video and audio links

Kalevi Aho: Bassoon Concerto (BIS Records)
Lahti SO, sol. Bram van Sambeek

Lars Karlsson: Clarinet Concerto (Bis Records)
Lapland Chamber Orchestra, sol. Christoffer Sundqist

Matthew Whittall:
The Return of Light
Tapiola Sinfonietta, Helsinki Chamber Choir/Nils Schweckendiek
Northlands - album for horn and strings (extract)
Finnish RSO/Nils Schweckendiek, sol. Tommi Hyytinen, horn
(Alba Records ABCD-416)

Kimmo Hakola: Clarinet Concerto (4th movement)
Finnish RSO. sol. Kari Kriikku

Järnefelt: Prelude, Berceuse
Kuopio SO/SHuntaro Sato

Tapio Tuomela: Crossroads (extract)
Lahti SO/Dima Slobodeniouk

Nordic Highlights 1/2018

Highlights is our newsletter focusing on classical and contemporary music from the Nordic countries. You can download the most recent Highlights and find here in-depth material of music presented in it.

Mikko Heiniö at 70

Read more about the composer 
Birthday concert on 18 May - Turku Philharmonic

Listen to sound samples:
Symphony No. 2 (Songs of Night and Love), (II Silence of the Sea)
Turku PO/Petri Sakari, sol. Tommi Hakala (Sony 88697 630212)

 Alla madre, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (II Aura)
Turku PO/Petri Sakari, sol. Kurt Nikkanen
(Sony Music 88697 630212)

 The Knight and the Dragon (Act 2, Scene 4)
Turku PO, Turku Opera Chorus/Ulf Söderblom, sol. Charlotte Hellekant, Helena Juntunen etc. (BIS CD-1246)

 Possible Worlds (IV Mobile e sonore)
Turku PO/Jacques Mercier
(Finlandia Records CD-3984-23404-2)

 Vuelo de alambre (IV Fué anoche)
Turku PO/Jacques Mercier, sol. Karita Mattila
(Finlandia Records CD-3984-23404-2)

Ilta - Evening (XIV Aftonbön (Evening Prayer)
Key Ensemble/Teemu Honkanen (Fuga-9409)

Tomumieli (Mind of Dust) for TTBB choir and djebe drum
YL Male Voice Choir/Matti Hyökki (Finlandia CD-3984-23404-2)