Heikki Seppänen, conductor

Heikki Seppänen graduated from the Sibelius Academy as a church organist in 1984 and completed a conductor's examination in 1987. He studied the organ with Eero Väätäinen and Sirkka-Liisa Jussila-Gripentrog and voice with Esa Ruuttunen. He also studied choir and orchestra conducting with Matti Hyökki, Ulf Söderblom and Prof. Jorma Panula and attended the conducting class of Professor Yuri Simonov in Moscow. He has conducted the Turku Castle Chamber Choir, the Brahe Djäknar male choir, the Florakören female choir, Vox Cantorum and the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir.

He has also conducted the Musicians of Turku Castle chamber orchestra, which he founded, and he has conducted several concerts with the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, the Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble in Sweden and the Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Heikki Seppänen has been senior church musician at Hämeenlinna Church since the beginning of 2014.

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Jean Sibelius

Sibelius and the Kalevala

(Digital Album)


ODE 1460-2

Released 03/2024

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Jean Sibelius
Complete Works for Mixed Choir

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Heikki Seppänen, conductor
Jenny Carlstedt, mezzo soprano
Tuomas Katajala, tenot
Arttu Kataja, baritone
Folke Gräsbeck, harmonium and piano
ODE 1260-2D

Released 03/2015

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