Borletti-Buitoni Trust
BBT Artists Rewarding Musical Excellence
Martin Fröst
BBT Award 2003

Martin Fröst - Audio

Martin Fröst – Kalevi Aho: Clarinet Concerto

Kalevi Aho: Clarinet Concerto
Carl Nielsen: Clarinet Concerto

Martin Fröst clarinet
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä conductor

BIS-SACD-1463 |

Co-commissioned for Martin Fröst by Borletti-Buitoni Trust with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Kalevi Aho’s Clarinet Concerto was premiered by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä on 22 April 2006 at London’s Barbican.  Vänskä also conducted the subsequent recording, supported by Fröst 2003 BBT Award, this time with the Lahti Symhpony Orchestra and released on the BIS label.

A BBT film about the collaboration between Martin Fröst and Kalevi Aho is also available on this website.

“Intensely lyrical, thematically memorable, and beautifully scored, this piece easily should find a home in concert halls throughout the world.”
David Hurwitz, Classics Today

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Martin Fröst & Jonathan Biss: Schumann Showcase – BBC Music Magazine

Schumann: Fantasiestücke Op 73

Martin Fröst clarinet
Jonathan Biss piano

BBC Music Magazine covermount CD (Sept 04)
produced by Classical Recording Company

This showcase CD of music by Schumann featuring BBT 2003 Award Winners Emma Bell, Jonathan Biss, Martin Fröst and Jerusalem Quartet, was published with BBC Music Magazine to coincide with BBT’s 2004 tour with Mitsuko Uchida.