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PETRI SAKARI

The Finnish conductor Petri Sakari was born in Helsinki in 1958 and started his musical studies as a violinist, later embarking on a conducting career at the age of fourteen. He studied first in his home town at the Tampere Conservatory and graduated in conducting at the Sibelius Academy in 1981 under Jorma Panula, and later also as a violinist. He undertook further study at the Aspen Music Festival in the United States and attended seminars with Franco Ferrara in Siena and with Rafael Kubelik in Lucerne. He is a frequent guest conductor with leading Finnish orchestras such as the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and other leading Scandinavian orchestras, and also conducts opera and ballet, notably the Finnish National Opera and the Gothenburg Opera. Outside Scandinavia he has conducted in England, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Romania, the United States and Mexico. From 1988 to 1993 he was Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, continuing as Principal Guest Conductor and returning as Chief Conductor from 1996 to 1998. In 2000 he was appointed Chief Conductor of the Gävle Symphony Orchestra in Sweden. Petri Sakari has conducted the Iceland Symphony Orchestra on several foreign tours and has recorded with the orchestra the complete symphonies of Leevi Madetoja, symphonies and orchestral works by Sibelius, and works by Uuno Klami, Hugo Alfvén, Edvard Grieg and Icelandic composers, notably Jón Leifs.

Role: Conductor 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
ADAGIO CHILLOUT Naxos
8.556783
Orchestral
BERWALD: Tone Poems Naxos
8.555370
Orchestral
DISCOVER THE SYMPHONY (2008 edition) Naxos Educational
8.558208-09
Orchestral
IN BALANCE WITH CLASSICAL MUSIC Naxos
8.503180DK
Orchestral
MUSICAL JOURNEY (A) - FINLAND: A Musical Tour of Helsinki and the Finnish landscape (NTSC) Naxos
2.110508
Classical Concert
MYSTERY OF AUTUMN (THE) Naxos
8.557791
Orchestral
Orchestral Music - PETERSON-BERGER, W. / LARSSON, L.-E. / SIBELIUS, J. / GRIEG, E. / ALFVEN, H. (Nordic Favourites) Naxos
8.554782
Orchestral
SEA IN MUSIC (THE) Naxos
8.578269-70
Orchestral
SIBELIUS (THE VERY BEST OF) Naxos
8.552135-36
Orchestral
SIBELIUS: Finlandia / Karelia Suite / Lemminkainen Suite Naxos
8.554265
Orchestral
SIBELIUS: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3 Naxos
8.554102
Orchestral
SIBELIUS: Symphonies Nos. 4 and 5 Naxos
8.554377
Orchestral
SIBELIUS: Symphonies Nos. 6 and 7 / 'The Tempest', Suite No. 2 Naxos
8.554387
Orchestral
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2 / 'The Tempest', Suite No. 1 Naxos
8.554266
Orchestral
SIBELIUS: Tapiola / En Saga / Oceanides / Pohjola's Daughter Naxos
8.555299
Orchestral
SWEDISH CLASSICAL FAVOURITES Naxos
8.503153
Orchestral
WINTER Naxos
8.557726
Orchestral





 
 
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