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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Jean Sibelius
Jaakarimarsi, Op.91 (March Of The Finnish Jäger Battalion)
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Jaakarimarsi, Op.91 (March Of The Finnish Jäger Battalion)

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Luonnotar, Op 70
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Luonnotar, Op 70
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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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Romance, Op.24 No.4
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Romance, Op.24 No.4
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Karelia - suite
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Karelia - suite
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Give me no splendour, Op.1 no.4
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Give me no splendour, Op.1 no.4
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Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47
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Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47

Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47

Performer
Judy Kang
Conductor
Jean-François Rivest
Jean Sibelius
Symphony no.5 in E flat major (original version, 1915)
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Symphony no.5 in E flat major (original version, 1915)
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Humoresque no.4 in G minor (Op.89 no.2)
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Humoresque no.4 in G minor (Op.89 no.2)
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Violin Concerto in D minor
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Violin Concerto in D minor
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Valse Triste
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Valse Triste
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Finlandia, Op.26
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Finlandia, Op.26
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Valse Triste
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Valse Triste
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Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op 39
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Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op 39
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Symphony No 5 in E flat major
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Symphony No 5 in E flat major
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Humoresque No. 4, Op. 89 No. 2 in G minor
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Humoresque No. 4, Op. 89 No. 2 in G minor
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Violin Concerto in D minor
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Violin Concerto in D minor
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Symphony No. 5 In E Flat Major Op.82
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Symphony No. 5 In E Flat Major Op.82
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Symphony No. 7 In C Major Op.105
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Symphony No. 7 In C Major Op.105
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Violin Concerto In D Minor: III. Allegro ma non tanto
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Violin Concerto In D Minor: III. Allegro ma non tanto
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2 Serious Melodies For Cello And Orchestra: I. Cantique
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2 Serious Melodies For Cello And Orchestra: I. Cantique
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'Svarta rosor' & 'Vären flyktar hastigt '
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'Svarta rosor' & 'Vären flyktar hastigt '
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Valse chevaleresque Op.96`3
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Valse chevaleresque Op.96`3
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Rondino, Op. 81/2
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Rondino, Op. 81/2
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Suite, Op.117
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Suite, Op.117
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Valse, Op 24 No 5
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Valse, Op 24 No 5
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Humeresques op.89 (no.5)
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Humeresques op.89 (no.5)
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Lemminkainen Suite: 4 Legends from the Kalevala for orchestra (Op 22)
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Lemminkainen Suite: 4 Legends from the Kalevala for orchestra (Op 22)
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Valse triste Op 44, No 1
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Valse triste Op 44, No 1
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Symphony No 1 in E minor
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Symphony No 1 in E minor
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Symphony no.1 in E minor
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Symphony no.1 in E minor
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The Birch Tree (5 Pieces, Op 75)
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The Birch Tree (5 Pieces, Op 75)
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Suite from Belshezzar's Feast, op 51; iii - Nocturne
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Suite from Belshezzar's Feast, op 51; iii - Nocturne
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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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En Saga Op 9
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En Saga Op 9
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Symphony No 7 in C major Op 105 (in one continuous movement)
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Symphony No 7 in C major Op 105 (in one continuous movement)
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Kullervo, Op. 7: IV. Kullervo goes to war
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Kullervo, Op. 7: IV. Kullervo goes to war
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Symphony No 6 in D minor, Op 104
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Symphony No 6 in D minor, Op 104
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Spring Song, Op. 16
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Spring Song, Op. 16
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Rakastava (The Lover) (Op.14) arr. for soprano, baritone and chorus
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Rakastava (The Lover) (Op.14) arr. for soprano, baritone and chorus
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Impromptu, Op.24 No.1
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Impromptu, Op.24 No.1
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Rakastava - suite for string orchestra (Op.14)
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Rakastava - suite for string orchestra (Op.14)
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Symphony No. 4 in A minor Op.63
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Symphony No. 4 in A minor Op.63
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Min rastas raataa
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Min rastas raataa
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Kullervo Symphony Op. 7: Kullervo's Death
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Kullervo Symphony Op. 7: Kullervo's Death
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Lemminkainen's Return Op. 22 No. 4
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Lemminkainen's Return Op. 22 No. 4
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Belshazzar's feast suite, Op 51
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Belshazzar's feast suite, Op 51
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Overture in A minor
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Overture in A minor
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Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)
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Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)

Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T23:10:00
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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
2018-07-29T23:10:00
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29
Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall

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