Discography

Anu Komsi, soprano

Finnish soprano Anu Komsi has been praised for her versatile musicianship and her dynamic coloratura voice. Equally at home on both opera and concert stages, she regularly appears throughout Europe and the United States.

Anu Komsi's broad repertoire ranges from Renaissance to contemporary music, which includes more than forty opera roles such as Nanetta, Lulu, Nightingale (Stravinsky), and Philomela (James Dillon), and encompasses a large number of orchestral works such as Mahler's Fourth Symphony, Chansons de Jeunesse (Debussy), Kafka Fragments (Kurtag), and Schoenberg's String Quartet No. 2. Several composers have written for her, including Kaija Saariaho (Leino Songs), Morton Feldman (Neither), Esa-Pekka Salonen (Wing on Wing), and George Benjamin (Into the Little Hill).

Anu Komsi has worked with such  conductors as Sir Roger Norrington, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Franz Welser-Möst, Leif Segerstam, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Osmo Vänskä, and Sakari Oramo and has appeared with a number of major orchestras such as the Berliner Philharmoniker, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Symphony, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Since 2006, Anu Komsi has led the West Coast Kokkola Opera in her hometown as co-founder and artistic director. She was honoured with an award by the Finnish Culture Foundation in 2008.


More information:
Official Website
Dr. Raab & Dr. Böhm Künstleragentur
Operabase

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Finland 100

A Century of Finnish Classics

5 CD collection celebrating 100 years of Finland's independence

Orchestral Works I & II

Concertos

Vocal Works

Chamber Music


Various Finnish artist, orchestras and conductors

 



Released 11/2016

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Kaija Saariaho
Works for Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach · Hannu Lintu · Esa-Pekka Salonen · Jukka Pekka Saraste
ODE 1113-2Q (4 CD)

Released 02/2012

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Kaija Saariaho
Clarinet Concerto "D'OM LE VRAI SENS"
Laterna Magica
Leino Songs
Kari Kriikku, clarinet
Anu Komsi, soprano
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo, conductor
ODE 1173-2

Released 08/2011

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Kaija Saariaho
From the Grammar of Dreams
Anu Komsi, soprano
Avanti! Chamber Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, conductor
ODE 958-2

Released 09/2000

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