Our October 13 broadcast features Elina Vähälä & Mika Rännäli, recorded live at National Gallery of Art on March 30, 2008.
Violinist Elina Vähälä is one of the most sought-after Finnish instrumentalists in the international music scene. She is the winner of the 1999 Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York and hailed by the international press as "brilliant", "sensitive" and "luminous".
Composer and pianist Mika Rännäli is one of the most extraordinary and intriguing artists of his generation. In 1999, Rännäli won the Artist International Auditions in New York, and has toured extensively in Scandinavia, Europe, England, and Japan.