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Composer of the Week: Sibelius - the Path to the Symphony


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4/5. 1897-8. In the second half of this experimental decade in Sibelius's life, Finnish mythology inspired a vivid portrayal of Vilhelmi riding the rapids, and a stage-play by a friend initiated a fruitful vein of theatre music.
With Donald Macleod.

The Rapids-Shooter's Brides, Op 33 - Jorma Hynninen (baritone), Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jorma Panula
Incidental music: King Christian II (1898 version) - Anna-Lisa Jakobsson (mezzo), Raimo Laukka (baritone), Lahti SO, conductor Osmo Vanska
The Lover (1898 version) - Monica Groop (mezzo), Sauli Tiilkainen (baritone), Jubilate Choir, conductor Astrid Riska
(Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Baritone: Raimo Laukka
Baritone: Sauli Tiilkainen
Conductor: Astrid Riska

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