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The Sibelius Experience

on BBC Radio 3

Of Heaven's Door and Migrating Swans. A radio fantasy which tells the story of Jean Sibellus 's struggle with the composition of his Symphony No 5. The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and their chief conductor Osmo Vanska perform parts of both the original and final versions of the symphony, providing fascinating insights into the composer's mind at work. With Tom Fleming as Sibelius and narration by Geoffrey Baskerville.
GUIDE: to accompany the series, a special guide is available for £3.00 including postage and packing. Phone [number removed]to order a copy
Final programme tomorrow 1.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jean Sibellus
Conductor:
Osmo Vanska
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Tom Fleming
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Geoffrey Baskerville

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