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Throughout his long career, the conductor Paavo Berglund has championed the music of his compatriot Jean Sibelius and the symphonies of Shostakovich. Tonight at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, he directs the Halle Orchestra in two examples of Sibelius in lighter vein and in Shostakovich's war-time symphony. Lyn Fletcher (violin), Halle Orchestra , conductor Paavo Berglund
Sibelius King Christian II (Nocturne); Humoresques, Opp 8 7 and 89 8.05 Twenty Minutes: In Search of Sir
Hamilton Philip Hammond profiles Ulsterman
Hamilton Harty , who was responsible for making the Halle one of the most prestigious orchestras in England. Not only was Harty one of the greatest conductors of his generation, he was also a renowned pianist and is recognised as one of Ireland's finest composers.
8.25 Shostakovich Symphony No 8


Conductor: Paavo Berglund
Unknown: Jean Sibelius
Violin: Lyn Fletcher
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: Paavo Berglund
Unknown: Hamilton Philip Hammond
Unknown: Hamilton Harty

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