Levytykset

Tapiola Sinfonietta on tehnyt yli 70 levytystä, joilla on ollut suuri merkitys orkesterin kansainvälisen profiilin muodostumiselle. Viimeisimpien levytysten joukossa on kapellimestari Jean-Jacques Kantorowin ja pianisti Alexandre Kantorowin kanssa levytetyt Saint-Saënsin pianokonsertot 3-5. Keväällä 2020 levytys palkittiin arvostetulla Diapason d’Or 2019 -palkinnolla ja valittiin Classica-lehden vuoden levyksi.  Levy oli ehdokkaana myös International Classical Music Awards (ICMA).-palkintoehdokkaana.

Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos 3, 4 & 5 (BIS, 2019)
2019

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 29
Piano Concerto No. 4 in C minor, Op. 44
Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 103

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Jean-Jacques Kantorow, conductor
Alexandre Kantorow, piano

Bassoon concertos: Mozart, Winter, Hummel, Rossini (Ondine, 2019)
2019

Bassoon concertos

J. N. Hummel: Bassoon Concerto in F major, WoO 23
W. A. Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major, K191
P. v. Winter: Bassoon Concertino in C minor
G. Rossini: Bassoon Concerto

Jaakko Luoma, bassoon
Janne Nisonen, concertmaster
Tapiola Sinfonietta

Aave Pyykkinarulla (Alba 2019)
2019

Aave Pyykkinarulla

Tarja Luoma, vocals
Ulla Piispanen, vocals
Matti Tegelman, vocals, contrabass and electric bass
Tapiola Sinfonietta
József Hárs, conductor
Tuula Korolainen, reading 15-29

Brahms: Symphonies 1-4, Serenades 1&2 (Sony, 2018)
2018

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73
Serenade No. 1 in D major, Op. 11
Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
Serenade No. 2 in A major, Op. 16
Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90
Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

Mario Venzago, conductor
Tapiola Sinfonietta

Tüür: Illuminatio, Whistles and Whispers from Uluru, Symphony No. 8 (Ondine, 2018)
2018

Erkki-Sven Tüür (1959-)

Illuminatio
Whistles and Whispers from Uluru
Symphony No.8

Lawrence Power, viola
Genevieve Lacey, recorders
Tapiola Sinfonietta
Olari Elts, conductor

Whittall: Northlands (Alba, 2017)
2017

Music by Matthew Whittall:

Northlands – album for horn and strings (2009)
ad puram annihilationem meam (2008)
The return of light (2015)

Tommi Hyytinen, horn
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Helsinki Chamber Choir
Tapiola Sinfonietta
Nilos Schweckendiek, conductor

Puumala: Anna Liisa, Opera in three acts with a prologue (Ondine, 2015)
2015

Veli-Matti Puumala (1965-)

Prologue
Act I
Act II
Act III

Helena Juntunen, soprano
Jorma Hynninen, baritone
Tanja Kauppinen, soprano
Ville Rusanen, baritone

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Helsinki Chamber Choir
Jan Söderblom, Conductor

In the Shadow of War (BIS 2012)
2012

In the Shadow of War 

Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)
Schelomo, Hebrew Rhapsody for cello and orchestra (1916)
Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
Oration, Concerto Elegiaco for solo cello and orchestra, H 180 (1930)
Stephen Hough (1961-)
The Loneliest Wilderness, Elegy for cello and orchestra (2005)

Steven Isserlis, cello
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Tapiola Sinfonietta
Gábor Takács-Nagy, conductor
Hugh Wolff, conductor

 

Ikävä Omia Maita (MSW 2012)
2012

Ikävä omia maita

Tapiola Sinfonietta
How Many Sisters, Vocal Trio:
Anna-Mari Kähärä
Mervi Hiltunen
Pirjo Aittomäki
Kirmo Lintinen, Conductor

reVisions (BIS 2010)
2010

reVisions

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Suite pour Violoncelle et Orchestre, arr. Sally Beamish
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Deux mélodies hébraïques, arr. Richard Tognetti
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Concertino for Violoncello and Orchestra, Op.132
Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)
From Jewish Life, arr. Christopher Palmer

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Steven Isserlis, cello
Gábor Takács-Nagy, conductor

Weber – The Symphonies (BIS 2009)
2009

Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)

Symphony No.2 in C major
Andante e Rondo Ungarese for Bassoon and orchestra
Concerto in F major for Bassoon and Orchestra
Symphony No.1 in C major

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Jaakko Luoma, bassoon
Jean-Jacques Kantorow, conductor

Bizarre Bazaar (Ondine, 2009)
2009

Bizarre Bazaar

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Kari Kriikku, clarinet
Jan Söderblom, violin and conductor 

Idylli – 20-vuotisjuhlalevy (Ondine, 2008)
2008

 

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben (Zaide), from: Zaide
Concerto in A Major for Clarinet and Orchestra K.622
Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19
Zwölf Menuette (Twelve Minuets),
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Suite champêtre, Op. 98b
Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 46
Humoresque No. 4, Op. 89b
Väinö Raitio (1891-1945)
Idylli (Idyll)
Kesäkuvia Hämeestä (Summer pictures from Häme)

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Soile Isokoski, soprano
Kari Kriikku, clarinet
Jaakko Kuusisto, violin
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Olli Mustonen, piano
Pekka Kuusisto, conductor
Olli Mustonen, conductor
Tuomas Hannikainen, conductor
Peter Schreier, conductor
John Storgårds, conductor

Juhlavuoden Sibelius-kokoomalevy / A Five-Star Sibelius Celebration (Ondine, 2007)
2007

 

A Five Star Sibelius Celebration

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Opera Festival Chorus
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra

Monica Groop, mezzo-soprano
Jorma Hynninen, baritone
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Karita Mattila, soprano
Olli Mustonen, piano
Ilmo Ranta, piano
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Leif Segerstam, conductor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Johann Melchior Molter: Clarinet Concertos (Ondine, 2005)
2005

Fredrik Pacius: The Princess of Cyprus (BIS 2004)
2004

Fredrik Pacius (1809-1891)

 

The Princess of Cyprus (Incidental Music to the play by
Zacharias Topelius after motifs from Kalevala). Act 1-4

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Jubilate Choir
Agneta Eichenholtz
Riikka Rantanen
Johan Storgård
Tom Wentzel
Tove Åman
Ulf Söderblom, Conductor

Paulo Cello (YLE, 2004)
2002

Luigi Boccherini:
Sellokonsertto nro 2 D-duuri
Enrico Bronzi

Krzysztof Penderecki:
Concerto per viola ed archi, percussione e celesta. Versione per orchestra da camera 1984
Rafal Kwiathowski

Joseph Haydn:
Sellokonsertto C-duuri
Young-Hoon Song

Frédérik Chopin:
Introduction and Polonaise Brilliante C-duur Op. 3
Rafal Kwitkowski
Crzegorz Gorczyca, piano

Paul Hindemith:
Soolosonaatti Op. 25 No. 3
Enrico Bronzi

Béla Bartók:
Rhapsody No. 2
Young-Hoon Song
Joonas Pohjonen, piano

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Dimitri Slobodeniouk, Kapelimestari

Apéritif – A French Collection for Flute and Orchestra (BIS 2002)
2002

François Devienne (1759-1803)
Concerto for Flute and Orchestra No.7 in E minor
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Fantaisie
Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
Concertino for Flute and Small Orchestra
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Romance in D flat major, Op.37
Airs de ballet d’Ascanio: Adagio & Variation
Tarentelle in A minor, Op.6
Odelette in D major, Op.162

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Sharon Bezaly, Flute

Harri Mäki; Clarinet
Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Conductor

Pärt: Summa (BIS, 1997)
1997

Arvo Pärt:
Collage sur BACH
Fratres
Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten
Summa
Festina lente
Tabula rasa

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Jean-Jacques Kantorow

Helen Merrill: Carousel – songs of Heikki Sarmanto (1996) LOPPUUNMYYTY
1996

Heikki Sarmanto (1939)

1. Carrousel
2. Dreams Hide
3. Dance With The Moon
4. Soft
5. Revelation
6. Annabelle
7. Autumn’s Final Flower
8. Messages
9. Love Is In The Air
10. Breezes
11. Lazy Eyes

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Torrie Zito, conductor
Helen Merrill, singer
Juhani Aaltonen, reeds
Terry Clarke, drums

Saint-Saëns: Africa for piano and orchestra (BIS, 1996)
1996

Camille Saint-Saëns:
Africa for piano and orchestra
Symphony No. 2 in A minor
Symphony in F major, ’Urbs Roma’

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Laura Mikkola, piano

Bartók: Music for Strings (BIS, 1996)
1996

Béla Bartók:
Divertimento
Suite paysanne hongroise
Romanian Folk-Dances
Music for Srrings, Percussion and Celestra

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Jean-Jacques Kantorow, conductor

Shostakocish: Symphony No. 14 (Ondine, 1995)
1995

Dimitri Shostakovich:
Symphony No. 14
Adagio & Allegretto for String Orchestra

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Joseph Swensen, conductor
Margareta Haverinen, soprano
Petteri Salomaa, bass

Mattila: Wonderful (Ondine, 1995)
1995

Memory (Cats)
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz)
I Could Have Danced Al Night (My Fair Lady)
Don’t Cry for Me Argentina (Evita)
Bill (Show Boat)
Wunderbar (Kiss Me Kate)
Somewhere (West Side Story)
Will You Remember (Maytime)
Waltz of My Heart (The Dancing Years)
Ich will nicht vergessen (Der Weg ins Freie)
Tango d’amor
Aavistatkohan (Denkst du nie daran)
Taas päivä kaunein on (Snow White)
Ike en lemmen tähden (Es war eine rauschende Ballnacht)

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Pekka Savijoki, conductor
Karita Mattila, sopraano

Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, String Quartet No. 2, Chamber Symphony No. 1 (BIS, 1994)
1994

Arnold Schoenberg:
Verklärte Nacht Op. 4
Streichquartett Op. 10
Kammersymphonie für 15 Solo-Instrumente Op. 9

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Jean-Jacques Kantarow, conductor
Christina Högman, soprano

French Orchestral Music (BIS, 1993)
1993

Francis Poulenc:
Sinfonietta pour orchestre
André Jolivet:
Concerto pour flûte et orchestre à cordes
Albert Roussel:
Sinfonietta pour orchestre de chambre
Jascques Ibert:
Divertissement pour orchestre de chambre

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Paavo Järvi, conductor

 

All The Lonely People (BIS, 1992)
1992

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov:
Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
1. Allegro vivace
2. Andante cantabile
3. Allegro – Allegretto
Henri Tomasi:
Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
1. Andante et Scherzo
2. Nocturne
3. Final – Tambourin
Nino Rota:
Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
1. Allegro giusto
2. Lento, ben ritmato
3. Allegro moderato
Alfred Schnittke:
Dialogue for Cello and Seven Performers
Folke Rabe:
All The Lonely People…

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Christian Lindberg, trombone

Sallinen: Variations for Orchestra (BIS, 1992)
1992

Aulis Sallinen:
Variations for Orchestra, Op. 8
Violin Concerto, Op. 18
Some Aspects of Peltoniemi Hintrik’s Funeral March, Op. 19
The Nocturnal Dances of Don Juanquixote, Op. 58

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Eeva Koskinen, violin
Torleif Thedéen, cello

DREAMS (Ondine, 1992)
1992

Erik Bergman:
Dreams, Op. 85
Bengt Johansson:
Pater Noster
Aulis Sallinen:
Vintern var hård
Suita Grammaticale, Op. 28
Einojuhani Rautavaara:
Agnus Dei
Meditatio super Agnum Dei
Halleluja
Olli Kortekangas:
A

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Osmo Vänskä
Tapiola Choir
Erkki Pohjola, conductor

Sininen ja Valkoinen (Ondine, 1992)
1992

Levyllä on mukana 25 laulua, joista puolet on alkuperältään kansanlauluja ja toinen puoli suomalaisen sävelletyn musiikin sydänääniä. Tekijöitä on mm. Jean Sibelius, Oskar Merikanto, Fredrik Pacius, Heikki Klemetti, Yrjö Kilpinen ja Usko Kemppi.

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Tapiolan Kuoro
Erkki Pohjola, kuoron johtaja
Jorma Panula, kapelimestari
Solistit:
Elina Laakkonen
Paavo Hyökki
Johanna Salomaa
Sara Lindgren

Britten: Benjamin Britten (BIS, 1991)
1991

Benjamin Britten:
Sinfonietta, Op. 1
Serenade, Op. 31
Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
Nocturne, Op. 60

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Christoph prégardien, tenor
Ib Lanzky-Otto, horn

Crusell: Concertante wind works (BIS, 1990)
1990

Bernhard Henrik Crusell:
Introduction et Air suédois op. 12 pour clarinette et orchestre
Concertino in B flat major for bassoon and orchestra
1. Allegro brillante
2. Allegro moderato
3. Polacca
Sinfonia Concertante, Op. 3, for clarinet, horn, bassoon and orchestra
1. Allegro
2. Andante sostenuto
3. Allegro ma non tanto

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Anna-Maija Korsimaa-Hursti, clarinet
László Hara, Bassoon
Ib Lanzky-Otto, horn

Shostakovich: Concertos (Finlandia, 1990)
1990

Dmitri Shostakovich:
Concerto No. 1 for piano, Trumpet and String Orchestra, Op. 35
1 Allegretto
2 Lento
3 Moderato
4 Allegro con brio

André Jolivet:
Concertino for Trumpet, String Orchestra and Piano

Uuno Klami:
Concerto No. 2 for Piano and String Orchestra, op. 41
1 Andante risoluto
2 Larghetto
3 Allegro scherzando

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Juhani Lamminmäki, Conductor
Juhani Lagerspetz, Piano
Jouko Harjanne, Trumpet