Saariaho: Notes on Light*, Orion, Mirage† 

Saariaho

The music of the respected Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho (b.1952) is precise and passionate, full of evanescent textures that suddenly dissipate or burst into brilliant life. This new disc features two works with solo cello, played with lyricism and fierce commitment by her compatriot Anssi Karttunen.

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