Nordic Highlights 2/2022

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.

Jyrki Linjama at 60

Works for hire

Allerheiligentag II (2009)
for orchestra: 2(II+picc)222-2200-01-str
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3 (1998-2001)
2(I=picc)2(II=c.ing)2(II=cl.basso)2(II=c.fag)-​2100-02-pf-cel-str
Die Geburt des Täufers (2010) Church Opera
0000-1000-0.1-str(11211), soloists: lyric soprano, dramatic alto, tenor, bass baritone
Kolme kirjettä Laestadiukselle (Three letters to Laestadius) Opera
Soloists: bar-ms, ensemble: hn-perc-cemb-vl-vla-vc
Liturgical Concerto for Organ and Strings (2005)
solo organ + strings: 66442
Pas de deux (1994)
for orchestra:3232-4330-13-hp-pf-str
Suomalainen Stabat mater (2012)
for soprano, alto, kantele and string orchestra:(min 33221)
Vanitas for mixed choir and orchestra (2013)
2[1.2/Picc]222[1.2/CBsn]-4210-12-mixed ch-str

Alex Freeman

The CD Under the Arching Heavens by BIS Records has been chosen as the choral recording of the year 2021. It includes works by Alex Freeman performed by the Helsinki Chamber choir conducted by Nils Schweckendiek. You can browse the choral pieces by Freeman from the links below.

A Wilderness of Sea for mixed choir
Calle sin nombre for mixed choir
Cathedral of Spring for chamber choir
I Feel the Same Way for hildren's choir (SSA) — Three songs of Lilian Moore
Under the Arching Heavens: A Requiem for mixed choir
These songs from Requiem are also available serparately as pdf files:
Sydämeni laulu (PDF)
Fientliga stjärnor (PDF)
Mikä lienee se lintu ollut? (PDF)

O Years and Graves! (PDF)