Release Date: February 1, 2006
Best Choral Recording BBC Music Magazine Awards 2007
Recording of the Year Award nomination
2007 Classical Brit Awards
Choice of the Month – Choral and Song BBC Music Magazine
‘…you are unlikely to hear a more thrilling and convincing account of it than this’ International Record Review
Kullervo recounts the story of its eponymous hero. After a lonely childhood, Kullervo grows up to become a determined warrior. He seduces a girl only to discover she is his long-lost sister and in remorse throws himself on his sword. Despite the tragedy, the work evokes the beauty of the Finnish countryside is an orchestral tour-de-force, offering stunning cameos for its soloists and chorus.