Risto Rajakorpi


The Finnish cellist Risto Rajakorpi is one of the very sought-after chamber musicians. Born in 1970 in Finland, he studied at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki with Arto Noras and at the Robert-Schumann-Hochschule in Düsseldorf with Prof. Goritzki.

He also participated in master classes with Janos Starker, Frans Helmerson and David Geringas. He finished his studies in 1996 with the Konzertexamen. Since 1997, he is principal cellist with the Dortmunder Philharmoniker.

As a soloist he performed among others with the Dortmunder Philharmoniker, the Düsseldorf Ensemble and Accademia Filarmonica Trentina, in Germany, Finland, Hungary and Italy. At festivals such as Naantali Music Festival and Festival of Lapland in Sweden, he worked together with Truls Mork, Vladimir Mendelssohn and Diemut Poppen.
Risto Rajakorpi's chamber music repertoire is vast, ranging from duo to nonet, including sonata evenings and various ensembles. He works a lot with composers like Adam Vilagi and has premiered numerous works. With Krzysztof Penderecki, he worked on his solo cello and chamber music. Risto Rajakorpi is a passionate chamber musicia - in the Cologne Classical Ensemble mainly as a cellist in the Arisva Quartet.


Our CD recordings

All albums by our artists and ensembles are published exclusively by KSG Exaudio. Order the CDs conveniently here using our online form, each for 15 euros including postage within Germany, excluding postage outside Germany.

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Astor Trio:
Bach & Piazzolla
Order-No.: KSG 67025
  Astor Trio:
Gershwin & deFalla
Order-No.: KSG 67033
  Duo Kravets-Kassung:
Lieder Songs & Canciones
Order-No.: KSG 67036
  Duo Kassung-Marziali:
Il Cinema
Order-No.: KSG 67040
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Luciano Marziali:
Mia amata Italia
Order-No.: KSG 67037
  Tobias Kassung:
Five Centuries
Order-No.: KSG 67010
  Luciano Marziali:
Spanish & Latinamerican music
Order-No.: KSG 67018
  Tobias Kassung:
Bach, Villa-Lobos & Walton
Order-No.: KSG 67003