Ondine continues its series of recordings of Magnus Lindbergs music this time chamber music from the 2000s. Magnus Lindberg has written many pieces for clarinettist Kari Kriikku and cellist Anssi Karttunen, two important figures on the contemporary music scene in Finland. The Clarinet Trio including fine reminiscences of Brahms and Ravel now brings these two musicians together, joined by the composer himself on the piano. Kari Kriikku has premiered all of Magnus Lindbergs works for clarinet. His recording of the Clarinet Concerto earned him both a Gramophone Award and a BBC Music Magazine Award in 2006. Anssi Karttunen is a passionate advocate for contemporary music. 24 concertos have been written for him and he premiered Magnus Lindbergs cello concerto.
Trio - Santa Fe Project - Partia - Dos Coyotes / Kari Kriikku, clarinette - Anssi Karttunen, violoncelle - Magnus Lindberg, piano