Paulsson´s Aho CD ​receives highest possible score: 10/10/10

Paulsson´s Aho CD receives highest possible score: 10/10/10
“In 2014-15 Aho wrote a concerto for soprano saxophone and chamber orchestra for Swedish saxophonist Anders Paulsson, who recently played the posthumous premiere of the soprano saxophone version of Anders Eliasson’s Grand Third Symphony. This concerto shines with intense exploration of structurally and atmospherically strong contrasting episodes. It begins with an expressive solo singing accompanied by atmospheric sound in an oriental-like manner, including micro-intervals and glissandi coloring, and then turns into a wild Presto. This is followed by an introspective Largo of ‘Misterioso’ character and a turbulent-bizarre, even polytonal humorous finale, which ends in an epilogue, which draws the bow back to the beginning. Anders Paulsson is as flawless as the Rovaniemi Lapland Chamber Orchestra under its longtime director John Storgårds.”
Christoph Schlüren [28.12.2017] KLASSIK_HEUTE
My latest Concerto recording with Kalevi Aho and Lapland Chamber Orchestra conducted by John Storgårds is now available for studio quality download:

http://www.eclassical.com/aho-saxophone-concerto-and-quintet.html

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A great new concerto for soprano saxophone and chamber orchestra by Kalevi Aho:

The work is devoted to Anders Paulsson, whose delicate, ECM-style interpretation style has guided the concerto.
Paulsson is loaded with all the necessary intensity and he carries the melodies gloriously.
He also realizes multiplayer features chordically and naturally. It is probably thanks also to Aho, who is always familiar with the solo instruments.
The role of the Chamber Orchestra in the concerto
is to create mysterious shades of watercolors and to engage in dialogue with bright secco solos, and the Lapland Chamber Orchestra does really well.”

-Kare Eskola, Yle Klassinen, October 6, 2017

“Anders Paulsson has developed Soprano Saxophone playing to an unprecedented, sensational top level!”

– Kalevi Aho, Finnish Composer, October 4, 2017

Cher Anders,
J’ai reçu ce matin ton dernier disque. Je viens de l’écouter. Il est magnifique ! L’œuvre me plait beaucoup et j’apprécie à l’extrême ce que tu en fais. Je suis fier de toi ! C’est comme toujours impeccable, et tu entretiens la poésie de cette belle œuvre de la première à la dernière note. Oui ! C’est superbe d’intelligence musicale, de compréhension, de maîtrise de jeu, de beauté de son.
Je suis heureux d’avoir cet enregistrement. Merci de me l’avoir fait connaître. 
Jean-Marie LONDEIX
Legendary French Saxophone Professor
September 13, 2017

Piazzolla Tangos with Swedish Royal Navy Band

Dear Music Lovers!
I am really excited to announce the digital release of these excellent recordings with the Swedish Royal Navy Band conducted by Petter Sundkvist performing Astor Piazzolla tangos with me:

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Astor Piazzolla – Libertango

Astor Piazzolla – Milonga for Three

Astor Piazzolla – Adiós Nonino

 

 

SERPENT Records, SERCD 33

Recorded and produced by Lars Nilsson NILENTO

Earth Hour Concert

illustration av Earth Hour loggan

Lördag 26 mars 2011 kl 20:30 – ca kl 21:30.


Stockholms Konserthus, Grünewaldsalen

Anders Paulsson sopransaxofon

Medlemmar ur Kungliga Filharmonikerna

Amus Kerstin Andersson violin

Arne Stenlund viola

Klas Gagge violoncell

Magnus Svensson piano

EARTH HOUR CONCERT

Lördagen den 26 mars kl 20.30-21.30 släcker Sverige ljuset under Earth Hour – världens största klimatmanifestation. Ett initiativ som började i Sydney 2007 har växt till att bli en omfattande händelse; förra året beräknades att Earth Hour nådde en miljard människor.

Den timme som vi släcker ljuset kan bli mer än en uppmaning till världens beslutsfattare att ta klimatfrågan på allvar; det kan också vara en timme att använda till att reflektera över vår värld och vår livsstil.

Välkommen till en kammarmusikkonsert i en nedsläckt Grünewaldsal.

I samarbete med Världsnaturfonden WWF och SEB.

Lars-Erik Larsson……………………….Aubade

Ingvar Lidholm………………………Arabesque

Stella Sung……………………..Sur la Memoire

W A Mozart………………Pianokvartett  K.478

Sven-Erik Bäck……………………..Dithyramb

W A Mozart………………………Kvartett K.370