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MATTI SALMINEN

Matti Salminen was born in Finland. He began his international career as a member of the ensemble at the Cologne Opera in 1972, and has subsequently performed in the world’s leading opera houses including the Opéra National de Paris, the New York Metropolitan Opera, the Wiener Staatsoper, the Deutsche Oper Berlin and Teatro alla Scala in Milan among many others. He also regularly performs at prestigious festivals such as Bayreuth, Savonlinna and Salzburg.

His repertoire encompasses the main roles in the operas of Mozart, Wagner and Verdi, as well as the leading bass roles in Russian opera, and contemporary works. As a concert singer he has performed worldwide with eminent conductors and orchestras. His discography comprises an impressive number of audio and audio-visual recordings that document his exceptional career. Salminen’s numerous awards and decorations include the title Kammersänger in Berlin, Bavaria and Vienna, the Bundesverdienstkreuz and Commander of the Order of the White Rose of Finland.

Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
BEETHOVEN, L. van: Egmont / Marches (Salminen, Ranta, Turku Philharmonic, Segerstam) Naxos
8.573956
Orchestral
Choral Concert: YL Male Voice Choir - LINKOLA, J. / SCHUBERT, F. / GODZINSKY, G. / FOUGSTEDT, N. / LINDSTROM, E. (Sulle kauneimmat lauluni laulan) Ondine
ODE1069-2
Choral - Secular
CHRISTMAS SONGS Ondine
ODE993-2
Choral - Sacred
CHRISTMAS SONGS (Jouluyo, Juhlayo) Ondine
ODE814-2
Choral - Secular, Choral - Sacred
JOULUN TAHDET Ondine
ODE1138-2
Choral - Sacred, Vocal
KAUNEIMMAT JOULULAULUT Ondine
ODE948-2
Vocal
MALMSTEN, G.: Choral Music (Malmstenin Aapinen - Rakkaimmat lastenlaulut) Ondine
ODE1119-2
Choral - Secular, Vocal, Choral - Secular, Vocal, Choral - Secular
MOZART, W.A.: Zauberflöte (Die) (Paris Opera, 2001) (NTSC) TDKDVD
DVWW-OPMFP
Opera DVD
MOZART: Greatest Operas (Zurich Opera, 1996-2001) (PAL) TDKDVD
DV-BOXMOZART
Opera DVD
MUSSORGSKY: Boris Godunov (Liceu, 2004) (NTSC) TDKDVD
DVWW-OPBORIS
Opera DVD
SALLINEN, A.: King Lear (Finnish National Opera, 2002) (NTSC) Ondine
ODV4010
Opera DVD
SALLINEN, A.: Kullervo [Opera] (Hynninen, Saarinen, Salminen, Finnish National Opera, Söderblom) Ondine
ODE1258-2T
Opera
SALLINEN, A.: Kullervo [Opera] (Soderblom) Ondine
ODE780-3T
Opera
VERDI, G.: Aida (La Scala, 2015) (Blu-ray, HD) C Major
732304
Opera DVD
VERDI, G.: Aida (La Scala, 2015) (NTSC) C Major
732208
Opera DVD
VERDI, G.: Don Carlos [Opera] (Freni, Baltsa, Carreras, Cappuccilli, Raimondi, Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Karajan) Orfeo
C876133D
Opera
Vocal Recital: Salminen, Matti - MERIKANTO, O. / SIBELIUS, J. / MADETOJA, L. / KILPINEN, Y. / TURUNEN, M. / LUOLAJAN-MIKKOLA, V. / KUULA, T. Ondine
ODE1135-2
Vocal
Vocal Recital: Salminen, Matti (Slavonic Romances) Ondine
ODE981-2
Vocal
WAGNER EDITION (The) (25-DVD Box Set) (NTSC) Opus Arte
OA1095BD
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Götterdämmerung (Liceu, 2004) (NTSC) Opus Arte
OA0913D
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Götterdämmerung (Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofia", 2009) (Blu-ray, Full-HD) C Major
701204
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Götterdämmerung (Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofia", 2009) (NTSC) C Major
701108
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Parsifal (Baden-Baden, 2004) (Blu-ray, HD) Opus Arte
OABD7063D
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Parsifal (Baden-Baden, 2004) (NTSC) Opus Arte
OA0915D
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Rheingold (Das) (Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofia", 2007) (Blu-ray, Full-HD) C Major
700604
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Rheingold (Das) (Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofia", 2007) (NTSC) C Major
700508
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Ring des Nibelungen (Der) (Liceu, 2003-04) (NTSC) Opus Arte
OA0962BD
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Ring des Nibelungen (Der) (Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofia", 2007-2009) (Blu-ray, Full-HD) C Major
703904
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Ring des Nibelungen (Der) (Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofia", 2007-2009) (Highlights) (Blu-ray, Full-HD) C Major
704504
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Ring des Nibelungen (Der) (Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofia", 2007-2009) (Highlights) (NTSC) C Major
704608
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Ring des Nibelungen (Der) (Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofia", 2007-2009) (NTSC) C Major
703808
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Walküre (Die) (Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofia", 2008) (Blu-ray, Full-HD) C Major
700804
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Walküre (Die) (Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofia", 2008) (NTSC) C Major
700708
Opera DVD





 
 
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