Ilmo Ranta, piano

lmo Ranta studied at the Sibelius Academy with Liisa Pohjola and received his diploma in 1984. He went on to complete further studies in Munich with Klaus Schilde and with György Sebök, Dmitri Bashkirov, Ralf Gothóni and Hartmut Höll. Currently, Ranta teaches chamber music and piano at the Sibelius Academy.

Ilmo Ranta gave his début concert in 1985. He has since given numerous solo recitals and has performed as soloist with the most important orchestras in Finland. Ranta has a strong reputation as a versatile chamber musician both in Finland and abroad. He is recognised as a first-class Finnish Lied pianist, who has regularly performed with singers such as Karita Mattila, Monica Groop, Jorma Hynninen and Petteri Salomaa.

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Jean Sibelius

Autumn with Sibelius

(Digital album)


ODE 1440-2

Released 10/2023

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Karita Mattila
Helsinki Recital

Duparc · Saariaho · Rachmaninov · Dvorák
Karita Mattila, soprano
Martin Katz, piano
ODV 4004 (DVD Video)
+ Bonus CD (Lieder By German and Finnish composers)

Released 09/2010

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Karita Mattila
Wild Rose
Beethoven · Schubert · Schumann · Brahms · Mahler

Karita Mattila, soprano
Ilmo Ranta, piano
ODE 897-2

Released 09/1997

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Karita Mattila
From the Heart of Finland

Karita Mattila, soprano
Ilmo Ranta, piano
ODE 892-2

Released 10/1996

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