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 Performances & Interviews


Jean Sibelius Tracks

Jean Sibelius
Luonnotar, Op 70
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Luonnotar, Op 70

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The Oceanides
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The Oceanides
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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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Lemminkainen suite Op.22 i no.3; The Swan of Tuonela
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Lemminkainen suite Op.22 i no.3; The Swan of Tuonela
Jean Sibelius
Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (1st mvt)
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Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (1st mvt)
Jean Sibelius
Spring Song Op 16
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Spring Song Op 16
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Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47: II. Adagio di molto
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Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47: II. Adagio di molto
Jean Sibelius
Jordens sang (Song of the Earth), Op 93
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Jordens sang (Song of the Earth), Op 93
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Tapiola
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Tapiola
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Humoresque No 1 in D minor, Op 87
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Humoresque No 1 in D minor, Op 87
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Karelia Suite
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Karelia Suite
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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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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Valse Triste
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Valse Triste
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Scherzo for Strings
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Scherzo for Strings
Jean Sibelius
2 Serenades Op.69 for violin and orchestra: no.1 in D major
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2 Serenades Op.69 for violin and orchestra: no.1 in D major
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String Quartet in D minor Op.56 - Voces Intimae 3 Adagio di molto
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String Quartet in D minor Op.56 - Voces Intimae 3 Adagio di molto
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt, Allegro molto)
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Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt, Allegro molto)
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3 Songs for American Schools
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3 Songs for American Schools
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Scènes historiques, Op 25 (No 3, 'Festivo')
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Scènes historiques, Op 25 (No 3, 'Festivo')
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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
Jean Sibelius
Symphony No. 5 in E flat, op. 82
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Symphony No. 5 in E flat, op. 82
Jean Sibelius
Lemminkainen Suite: IV. Lemminkainen's Return
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Lemminkainen Suite: IV. Lemminkainen's Return
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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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Romance (4 Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op 78)
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Romance (4 Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op 78)
Jean Sibelius
Impromptu in B minor, Op.5 no.5
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Impromptu in B minor, Op.5 no.5
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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)
Jean Sibelius
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
Jean Sibelius
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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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T04:18:24
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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
2018-07-29T04:18:24
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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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