As magnificent as a sunset — and over just as quickly.
The time has come at last: Sibelius’s music has arrived at the Festival Hall! While it’s true that his Violin Concerto is well known here, the real miracles of Sibelius’s music are to be found in his late works, like the compression of time in the most grand and powerful passages. The Seventh recalls a Bruckner symphony, even if the work is only 20 minutes long. Quite recently, the Berliner Philharmoniker recorded the complete symphonies of Sibelius, a testimonial to the esteem in which the Finnish composer is held today. On our program we will be hearing two of his masterworks with the London Symphony Orchestra under American conductor Michael Tilson Thomas.
Photo: Harald Hoffmann/Decca
Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47
Symphony No. 6 in D minor, op. 104
Symphony No. 7 in C major, op. 105
- Janine Jansen Violin
- Michael Tilson Thomas Conductor
- London Symphony Orchestra
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