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ANSSI KARTTUNEN

The Finnish cellist Anssi Karttunen studied with Erkki Rautio, William Pleeth, Jacqueline du Pré, Tibor de Machula, among others. Between 1994 and 1998 he was the artistic director of the Avanti! Chamber Orchestra. He directed the Helsinki Biennale in 1995 and the Suvisoitto Festival in Porvoo, Finland from 1994 until 1997. From 1999 until 2005 he was principal cellist with the London Sinfonietta. He has also appeared as a conductor with various ensembles. He plays modern, classical, and baroque cellos, as well as the violoncello piccolo, and is a passionate advocate of contemporary music, having given over 125 world premières. He has collaborated with leading contemporary composers and has had 24 concertos written for him. Two of Anssi Karttunen’s recent recordings were nominated for a Gramophone Award 2013: Magnus Lindberg’s chamber music and Henri Dutilleux’s Tout un monde lointain which was chosen as best contemporary recording of the year 2013. Anssi Karttunen plays a Francesco Ruggeri cello.


Albums featuring this artist are available for download from ClassicsOnline.com
Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
BERGMAN, E.: Karanssi / TIENSUU, J.: Plus II / KORTEKANGAS, O.: Iscrizione / SAARIAHO, K. Oi kuu / MERILAINEN, U.: Unes (Kriikku, Karttunen) Ondine
ODE1102-2
Chamber Music
HAKOLA, K.: Clarinet Quintet / Ioco / Capriole (Kriikku, Karttunen, Avanti Quartet) Ondine
ODE960-2
Chamber Music
HOSOKAWA, Toshio: Orchestral Works, Vol. 1 - Horn Concerto / Lotus under the Moonlight / Chant (Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Märkl) Naxos
8.573239
Concertos
LINDBERG, M.: Chamber Works - Trio / Santa Fe Project / Partia / 2 Coyotes (Kriikku, Karttunen, M. Lindberg) Ondine
ODE1199-2
Chamber Music, Instrumental, Chamber Music
MCGREGOR, W.: Chroma / Infra / Limen [Ballets] (Royal Ballet, 2006-2009) (Blu-ray, HD) Opus Arte
OABD7083D
Ballet DVD
MCGREGOR, W.: Chroma / Infra / Limen [Ballets] (Royal Ballet, 2006-2009) (NTSC) Opus Arte
OA1048D
Ballet DVD
MERIKANTO, A.: Concerto for Violin, Clarinet, Horn and String Sextet / Nonet / Works for Male Chorus Ondine
ODE703-2
Chamber Music
OHANA, M.: Livre des prodiges / Synaxis (Tamayo) Timpani
1C1056
Orchestral
Orchestral Music: PUUMALA, V.-M. / KORTEKANGAS, O. / KOSKINEN, J. / TUOMELA, T. / POHJANNORO, H. (Society of Finnish Composers) (Segerstam) Ondine
ODE866-2
Orchestral
SAARIAHO, K.: 6 Japanese Gardens / Pres / Lonh (Hoitenga, Upshaw) Ondine
ODE906-2
Instrumental
SAARIAHO, K.: Du cristal / …a la fumee / Nymphea / 7 Papillons (Salonen, Kronos Quartet, Alanko, Karttunen) Ondine
ODE1047-2
Orchestral, Instrumental
SAARIAHO, K.: Notes on Light / Orion / Mirage (Mattila, Karttunen, Paris Orchestra, Eschenbach) Ondine
ODE1130-2
Concertos, Orchestral
SAARIAHO, K.: Orchestral Music (Eschenbach, Lintu, Salonen, Saraste) Ondine
ODE1113-2Q
Concertos, Orchestral
SAARIAHO, K.: Trios - Mirage / Cloud Trio / Cendres / Je sens un deuxieme coeur / Serenatas (Freund, Zebra Trio, Hakkila, Helasvuo, Jodelet) Ondine
ODE1189-2
Chamber Music, Vocal





 
 
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