Claus Efland


Peteris Vasks 70th Birthday

Peteris Vasks 70th Birthday

In April 2016 Peteris Vasks celebrates his 70th Birthday. On his latest CD release "Nordic Atmospheres", together with Sinfonietta Riga (Challenge Records), Claus Efland interpretates Peteris Vasks' beautifully written "Musica Dolorosa". Vasks attended all rehearsals and recording sessions. After the last session, the composer declared this recording of his "Musica Dolorosa" to be the finest ever made.
The CD also includes music by Sibelius, Nielsen, Grieg, Kalsons and Larsson. "Nordic Atmospheres" was recently recommended as one of the best discs with Scandinavian music on the BBC Radio 3 "Building a Library" programme.



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