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4.10.2017 Blog

Ideas of North: Hannu Lintu is a real road warrior for music

Hannu Lintu doesn’t mind travelling, not at all. The chief conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra was in Dallas when he spoke about the relief he feels to be away from Helsinki, Finland, his hometown.

Don’t get him wring. He likes Helsinki and he loves his work but “when I am in Helsinki, with my own orchestra, it means I don’t have much time to study anything because I have lots of meetings, rehearsals and interviews.

“When I am travelling I am sort of resting.”

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26.6.2017 Blog

INTERVIEW WITH HANNU LINTU REGARDING THE FRSO’S PROGRAMME ON THE 24TH OF MAY 2017

Jan Lisiecki, piano

MERIKANTO: Pan
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 9 “Jeunehomme”
STRAUSS: Alpine Symphony

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Recordings

Erkki Melartin: Traumsgesicht, Op. 70 Marjatta for soprano and orchestra, Op. 79 Music from the ballet The Blue Pearl, Op. 160

Erkki Melartin: Traumsgesicht, Op. 70 Marjatta for soprano and orchestra, Op. 79 Music from the ballet The Blue Pearl, Op. 160

Soile Isokoski, soprano
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, conductor
ODE 1283-2

Magnus Lindberg: Al largo, Cello Concerto No. 2, Era

Magnus Lindberg: Al largo, Cello Concerto No. 2, Era

Anssi Karttunen, cello
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

ODE 1281-5

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1, Blumine

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1, Blumine

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, conductor

ODE 1264-5

Jean Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Legends, Pohjola’s Daughter

Jean Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Legends, Pohjola’s Daughter

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, conductor
ODE 1262-5

Luciano Berio: Quattro versioni originali della Ritirata Notturna di Madrid di L. Boccherini (1975)

Luciano Berio: Quattro versioni originali della Ritirata Notturna di Madrid di L. Boccherini (1975)

Calmo for mezzo-soprano and 22 instruments (1974/1989)
Sinfonia for 8 voices and orchestra (1968-69)

George Enescu: Symphonie Concertante for Cello and Orchestra Symphony No. 1

George Enescu: Symphonie Concertante for Cello and Orchestra Symphony No. 1

Truls Mørk, cello
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
ODE 1198-2

Sebastian Fagerlund – Violin Concerto

Sebastian Fagerlund – Violin Concerto

Darkness in Light (2012)
Ignite for orchestra (2010)

György Ligeti: Violin Concerto

György Ligeti: Violin Concerto

Lontano
Atmosphères
San Francisco Polyphony

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 17 & 27

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 17 & 27

Angela Hewitt, piano
Orchestra da Camera di Mantova
HYPERION CDA67919

Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla Symphonie

Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla Symphonie

Augustin Hadelich, violin

Augustin Hadelich, violin

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
AVIE AV2276

George Enescu: Symphony No. 2 & Chamber Symphony

George Enescu: Symphony No. 2 & Chamber Symphony

Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
ONDINE ODE 1196-2

Max Reger: Violin Concerto & Chaconne

Max Reger: Violin Concerto & Chaconne

Benjamin Schmid, violin
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
ONDINE ODE 1203-2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 22 & 24

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 22 & 24

Angela Hewitt, piano
National Arts Centre Orchestra
HYPERION CDA68049

Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto & Opp. 92 & 134

Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto & Opp. 92 & 134

Angela Hewitt, piano
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
HYPERION CDA67885

Uljas Pulkkis: Tales of Joy, Passion, and Love

Uljas Pulkkis: Tales of Joy, Passion, and Love

On the Crest of Waves
Vernal Bloom

Veli-Matti Puumala: Chainsprings

Veli-Matti Puumala: Chainsprings

Seeds of Time

George Enescu: Ouverture de Concert Symphony No. 3, Op. 21

George Enescu: Ouverture de Concert Symphony No. 3, Op. 21

ArtistsTampere Philharmonic Choir
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
ODE 1197-2

Einojuhani Rautavaara: Kaivos

Einojuhani Rautavaara: Kaivos

Hannu Lintu, kapellimestari
Hannu Niemelä, baritoni
Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, sopraano
Jorma Hynninen, baritoni
Jaakko Kortekangas, tenori
Mati Turi, tenori
Petri Pussila, bassobaritoni
Tuomas Katajala, tenori
CD: ODE1174-2 (2011)

Nino Rota: Pianokonsertot C & e

Nino Rota: Pianokonsertot C & e

Hannu Lintu, kapellimestari
Janne Mertanen, piano
CD: ABCD 310 (2010)

Erkki Melartin: Traumsgesicht, Op. 70 Marjatta for soprano and orchestra, Op. 79 Music from the ballet The Blue Pearl, Op. 160

Erkki Melartin: Traumsgesicht, Op. 70 Marjatta for soprano and orchestra, Op. 79 Music from the ballet The Blue Pearl, Op. 160

Soile Isokoski, soprano
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, conductor
ODE 1283-2

Magnus Lindberg: Al largo, Cello Concerto No. 2, Era

Magnus Lindberg: Al largo, Cello Concerto No. 2, Era

Anssi Karttunen, cello
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

ODE 1281-5

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1, Blumine

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1, Blumine

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, conductor

ODE 1264-5

Jean Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Legends, Pohjola’s Daughter

Jean Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Legends, Pohjola’s Daughter

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, conductor
ODE 1262-5

Luciano Berio: Quattro versioni originali della Ritirata Notturna di Madrid di L. Boccherini (1975)

Luciano Berio: Quattro versioni originali della Ritirata Notturna di Madrid di L. Boccherini (1975)

Calmo for mezzo-soprano and 22 instruments (1974/1989)
Sinfonia for 8 voices and orchestra (1968-69)

George Enescu: Symphonie Concertante for Cello and Orchestra Symphony No. 1

George Enescu: Symphonie Concertante for Cello and Orchestra Symphony No. 1

Truls Mørk, cello
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
ODE 1198-2

Sebastian Fagerlund – Violin Concerto

Sebastian Fagerlund – Violin Concerto

Darkness in Light (2012)
Ignite for orchestra (2010)

György Ligeti: Violin Concerto

György Ligeti: Violin Concerto

Lontano
Atmosphères
San Francisco Polyphony

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 17 & 27

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 17 & 27

Angela Hewitt, piano
Orchestra da Camera di Mantova
HYPERION CDA67919

Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla Symphonie

Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla Symphonie

Augustin Hadelich, violin

Augustin Hadelich, violin

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
AVIE AV2276

George Enescu: Symphony No. 2 & Chamber Symphony

George Enescu: Symphony No. 2 & Chamber Symphony

Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
ONDINE ODE 1196-2

Max Reger: Violin Concerto & Chaconne

Max Reger: Violin Concerto & Chaconne

Benjamin Schmid, violin
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
ONDINE ODE 1203-2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 22 & 24

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 22 & 24

Angela Hewitt, piano
National Arts Centre Orchestra
HYPERION CDA68049

Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto & Opp. 92 & 134

Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto & Opp. 92 & 134

Angela Hewitt, piano
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
HYPERION CDA67885

Uljas Pulkkis: Tales of Joy, Passion, and Love

Uljas Pulkkis: Tales of Joy, Passion, and Love

On the Crest of Waves
Vernal Bloom

Veli-Matti Puumala: Chainsprings

Veli-Matti Puumala: Chainsprings

Seeds of Time

George Enescu: Ouverture de Concert Symphony No. 3, Op. 21

George Enescu: Ouverture de Concert Symphony No. 3, Op. 21

ArtistsTampere Philharmonic Choir
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
ODE 1197-2

Einojuhani Rautavaara: Kaivos

Einojuhani Rautavaara: Kaivos

Hannu Lintu, kapellimestari
Hannu Niemelä, baritoni
Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, sopraano
Jorma Hynninen, baritoni
Jaakko Kortekangas, tenori
Mati Turi, tenori
Petri Pussila, bassobaritoni
Tuomas Katajala, tenori
CD: ODE1174-2 (2011)

Nino Rota: Pianokonsertot C & e

Nino Rota: Pianokonsertot C & e

Hannu Lintu, kapellimestari
Janne Mertanen, piano
CD: ABCD 310 (2010)

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