Discography

Avanti! Quartet

The Avanti! Quartet is one of the many smaller ensembles that operate under the umbrella of the Avanti! Chamber Orchestra. The Quartet's repertoire and interpretative leanings are marked by the same broad view and uncompromising "openness to all" of the orchestra itself. Hence the ensemble searches out the sources of authentic performances of the Viennese Classics, tries to shrug off the burdens of tradition in its romantic repertoire, and studies exhaustively the new means of expression required for contemporary compositions.

In addition to its staunch following in Finland and Scandinavia, the Avanti! Quartet has begun to attract attention in continental music circles. The ensemble has given the first performances of numerous Finnish and Scandinavian quartets and has enjoyed successful concerts at festivals home and abroad, including Lyons, Strasbourg and Gothenburg.


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Discography



A Century of Finnish Chamber Music
Live from the Kuhmo Festival
Various Artists
ODE 984-2S (6CD)

Released 06/2002

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Kimmo Hakola
Clarinet Quintet
Loco
Capriole
Kari Kriikku, clarinet
Avanti! Quartet
Anssi Karttunen, cello
ODE 960-2

Released 02/2002

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