Mot-clef : Turku Philharmonic Orchestra

Les lauréats des International Classical Music Awards – ICMA 2019

The Winners of the International Classical Music Awards – ICMA 2019

The Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) announced today the Awards for 2019. Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire is honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Spanish pianist Javier Perianes is Artist of the Year, Croatian bassoonist Matko Smolcic is Young Artist of the Year. The Discovery Award is awarded to 14-year-old Russian pianist Eva Gevorgyan. Ars Produktion is the Label of the Year, and the newly created Composer Award goes ...

Les lauréats des International Classical Music Awards – ICMA 2019

Pour les International Classical Music Awards 2019, le jury a une fois de plus sélectionné des musiciens et des organisations qui se sont distingués par des réalisations exceptionnelles. Le jury indépendant et international, composé de 18 médias européens, a choisi ses favoris parmi 319 productions audio et vidéo. Le pianiste brésilien Nelson Freire se voit honoré d'un prix pour l'ensemble de sa carrière. Le pianiste espagnol Javier Perianes est « Artiste de l'année ». Le ...

Ville Matvejeff leads the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra in Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass

Orchestral concerts in Finland during the Easter season are generally dominated by performances of Bach's Passions. In this concert, the rising conducting talent Ville Matvejeff  provided a refreshing alternative, leading the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra in a varied program of Rachmaninoff, Matvejeff , and Janáček. The Isle of the Dead is one of Rachmaninoff's most atmospheric and somber scores. Inspired by a viewing of Arnold Böcklin's painting of the same name, Rachmaninoff's work evokes ...
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Rising from the abyss: Leif Segerstam with the Turku Philharmonic

Three cities often come to mind when discussing the Finnish orchestral scene: Helsinki, Lahti, and Tampere. Turku is usually left out of the discussion, but the recent appointment of Leif Segerstam as chief conductor, as well as some ambitious recent programming, may change this situation. This evening's concert would certainly fall into the ambitious category. The Viola Concerto was one of the last works that Schnittke completed before suffering his first ...
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A sea journey with Leif Segerstam

With a population of just over 5 million, Finland can boast of having a disproportionately large number of orchestras with international reputations. This includes the orchestras of Tampere and Lahti, as well as the three full-time bands found in Helsinki. While the former capital city of Turku also has a full-time symphony orchestra, this group does not enjoy the same visibility and recognition as its peers. The Finnish conductor and ...