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Composer of the Week:Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

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1/5. By the age of 26, Sibelius had established his reputation with the first of his symphonic masterpieces. marking him out as a standard-bearer of Finnish culture. This week Donald Macleod commemorates the 50th anniversary of the composer's death. Sibelius The Kiss's Hope; Spring Is Flying; The Dream; The Young Huntsman, Op 13
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Bengt Forsberg (piano) En Saga Danish National RSO, conductor Leif Segerstam
Rakastava Accentus Chamber Choir, conductor Eric Ericson Karelia Suite CBSO, conductor Sakari Oramo Repeated at 8.45pm
RT DIRECT: Sibelius Symphonies 1-7, Tone Poems and Violin
Concerto, (5CDs) with the Philharmonia and Boston SO conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy , is available for E21.00 including p&p. Address: [address removed]. Cheque payable to Selections. Phone [number removed] (national rates) quoting [number removed], or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Piano: Bengt Forsberg
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Conductor: Rakastava Accentus
Conductor: Eric Ericson
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Conducted By: Vladimir Ashkenazy

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Composer of the Week:Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

BBC Radio 3, 17 September 2007 12.00






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