CBSO - Lutoslawski, Sibelius
Live from Symphony Hall, Birmigham
Presented by Simon Hoban
The CBSO, conducted by Edward Gardner, marks the centenary of Witold Lutoslawski.
Sibelius: Symphony No. 3
Lutoslawski: Chantefleurs et Chantefables
8.20pm: Interval Music
Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3
Lucy Crowe (soprano)
Edward Gardner (conductor)
It is the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Poland's greatest 20th century composers, Witold Lutoslawski. In this live concert from Symphony Hall in Birmingham, the CBSO, conducted by Edward Gardner, are joined by the popular and celebrated soprano Lucy Crowe for two of Lutoslawski's most inspired works. His enchanted setting of "children's'" verse, Chantefleurs et Chantefables; and his 3rd Symphony. Also on the programme, symphonic and vocal music by Sibelius - including the atmospheric and virtusoic Luonnotar, inspired by lines from the great Finnish epic, the Kalevala.