After 25 years and about 500 audio releases, Ondine
remains one of the world’s most respected labels specializing in new classical music. During its silver jubilee year, Ondine also celebrates major anniversaries of several of its key artists and composers: soprano Karita Mattila
(50th birthday), clarinetist Kari Kriikku
(50th birthday), pianist-conductor Christoph Eschenbach
(70th birthday), and composer Aulis Sallinen
(75th birthday). Ondine’s mission is to champion the best creative efforts and to showcase performances by top artists that bring a new dimension to established works of the classical repertoire.