Jean Sibelius

Born 8 December 1865. Died 20 September 1957
Jean Sibelius
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1865-12-08
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Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius Biography (Wikipedia)

Jean Sibelius (Swedish pronunciation ), born Johan Julius Christian Sibelius (8 December 1865 – 20 September 1957), was a Finnish composer and violinist of the late Romantic and early-modern periods. He is widely recognized as his country's greatest composer and, through his music, is often credited with having helped Finland to develop a national identity during its struggle for independence from Russia.

The core of his oeuvre is his set of seven symphonies, which, like his other major works, are regularly performed and recorded in his home country and internationally. His other best-known compositions are Finlandia, the Karelia Suite, Valse triste, the Violin Concerto, the choral symphony Kullervo, and The Swan of Tuonela (from the Lemminkäinen Suite). Other works include pieces inspired by nature, Nordic mythology, and the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala, over a hundred songs for voice and piano, incidental music for numerous plays, the opera Jungfrun i tornet (The Maiden in the Tower), chamber music, piano music, Masonic ritual music, and 21 publications of choral music.

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Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt)
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The Oceanides Op.73
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The Oceanides Op.73
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Lemminkainen's Return (Lemminkainen Legends, Op 22)
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Lemminkainen's Return (Lemminkainen Legends, Op 22)
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Symphony no.2 in D major (Op.43)
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Symphony no.2 in D major (Op.43)
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The Bard
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The Bard
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Concerto in D minor Op.47
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Concerto in D minor Op.47
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Finlandia Op.26
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Finlandia Op.26
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Andante Festivo
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Andante Festivo
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Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt)
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Serenade No.1 in D major for violin & orchestra (Op.69a)
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Serenade No.1 in D major for violin & orchestra (Op.69a)
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Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47 (3rd mvt)
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5 Esquisses, Op. 114
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5 Esquisses, Op. 114
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Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)
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Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)

Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)

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Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
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Symphony No.6 (Op.104) in D minor
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Symphony No.6 (Op.104) in D minor
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Night-Ride and Sunrise, Op 55
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Night-Ride and Sunrise, Op 55
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Symphony No 2 in D Major, Op 22 (arr Iain Farrington)
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Symphony No 2 in D Major, Op 22 (arr Iain Farrington)
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Sommarnatten (Six Songs, Op 90)
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Sommarnatten (Six Songs, Op 90)
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Andante Festivo
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Andante Festivo
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Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)
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Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)
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Finlandia - hymn tune, arr. misc. for mixed chorus [from the symphonic poem]
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Finlandia - hymn tune, arr. misc. for mixed chorus [from the symphonic poem]
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Kullervo, Op. 7: IV. Kullervo Goes to Battle
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Kullervo, Op. 7: IV. Kullervo Goes to Battle
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The Bard Op.64
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The Bard Op.64
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Finlandia
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Finlandia
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Tapiola
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Tapiola
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Symphony No. 2 in D Op. 43: I. Allegretto
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Symphony No. 2 in D Op. 43: I. Allegretto
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Lemminkainen's Return (Lemminkainen Suite, Op 22)
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Lemminkainen's Return (Lemminkainen Suite, Op 22)
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The Oceanides, Op 73
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The Oceanides, Op 73
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Autumn Evening, Op 38 No 1
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Autumn Evening, Op 38 No 1
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Overture in A minor
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Overture in A minor
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Belshazzar's Feast, Op 51 (No 1, 'Alla marcia')
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Belshazzar's Feast, Op 51 (No 1, 'Alla marcia')
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Finlandia Op.26 for orchestra
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Finlandia Op.26 for orchestra
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En Saga, Op 9
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En Saga, Op 9
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Tapiola Op.112
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Tapiola Op.112
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Pelleas and Melisande: At The Castle Gate
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Pelleas and Melisande: At The Castle Gate
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Finlandia
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Finlandia
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Lemminkäinen Suite, op. 22
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Lemminkäinen Suite, op. 22

Lemminkäinen Suite, op. 22

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German Symphony Orchestra
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Symphony no.1 in E minor, Op.39 (Proms 2015)
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Symphony no.1 in E minor, Op.39 (Proms 2015)
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Symphony no. 5 in E flat major Op.82, 1st movement - Tempo molto moderato......
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Symphony no. 5 in E flat major Op.82, 1st movement - Tempo molto moderato......
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Scene with Cranes Op.44 no.2
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Scene with Cranes Op.44 no.2
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Lemminkainen Suite: No.3 The Swan of Tuonela
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Lemminkainen Suite: No.3 The Swan of Tuonela
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En Saga
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En Saga
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Finlandia Op.26 for orchestra
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Finlandia Op.26 for orchestra
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Humoresque No 2 in D major, Op 87
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Humoresque No 2 in D major, Op 87
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Kuolema - incidental music Op.44
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Kuolema - incidental music Op.44
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Valse Triste
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Valse Triste
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Spring Song, Op 16
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Spring Song, Op 16
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Symphony No 2 in D
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Symphony No 2 in D
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T20:29:50
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2018
Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T20:29:50
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Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall

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