Favourite English Strings
By Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra / Sakari Oramo. By Frank Bridge / Benjamin Britten / Edward Elgar / Gerald Finzi. Classical. Hybrid SACD, 1 disc. Alba Records #ABCD 387. Published by Alba Records (NX.ABCD-387).
Item Number: NX.ABCD-387
Featuring string works from Benjamin Britten, Edward Elgar, Gerald Finzi, and Frank Bridge, this new release is the latest collaboration between the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra and conductor Sakari Oramo. The Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra is one of the world's foremost chamber orchestras. The ensemble began as a children's orchestra, and is today known for its advancement of Nordic music. Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo began his career as concertmaster of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. He was appointed just a few years later as Co-Principal Conductor of the orchestra. He has been the principal guest conductor of the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra since 1995.