Den negligerade Enescu

Jan Granberg, Hufvudstadsbladet, 30.11.2002 Dvorák: Cellokonsert, Enexcu: Oedipe. Helsingfors stadsorkester, dir Lawrence Foster. PK och Philomela, instud. Tapani Länsiö. Solister Esa Ruuttunen, Laura Nykänen och Rafal Kwiatkowski. Finlandiahuset 28 & 30.11.02. Förespråkarna för Rumäniens stora musikpersonlighet och tonsättare George Enescu tvekar inte att jämställa hans opera Oedipe med 1900-talets största operamästerverk Pelléas, Wozzeck och Riddar […]

British Press Reviews on Kullervo

, Various British newspapers, 4.12.2001 …A similarly early work by Sibelius accompanied Kraft in this Philharmonia concert: his five-movement symphonic epic Kullervo. Salonen conducted a dynamic performance that emphasised the primeval emotions of its mythical tale, capped by the breathtakingly virile singing of the Helsinki Polytech Choir… – The Daily Telegraph (December 11, 2001) …Esa-Pekka […]

Concert Review by the Washington Post

Philip Kennicott, Washington Post, 12.11.2001 Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, November 12, 2001; Page C05 Friday night was the big Finnish blowout at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The orchestra and chorus were Finnish, the soloists were Finnish, the music was Finnish. The subject of the music was Finland. The composer was Finland’s greatest claim […]