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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Andante Festivo
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Andante Festivo

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Finlandia
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Finlandia
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Valse triste
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Valse triste
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Mazurka and Rondino (5 pieces for violin and piano, Op 81)
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Mazurka and Rondino (5 pieces for violin and piano, Op 81)
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Säv, säv, susa No. 4
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Säv, säv, susa No. 4
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Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47
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Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47
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Tapiola Op.112
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Tapiola Op.112
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Spring Song
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Spring Song
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4 Songs
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4 Songs
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King Christian II Suite
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King Christian II Suite
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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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Belshazzar's Feast - suite, Op.51
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Belshazzar's Feast - suite, Op.51
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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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Impromptu in B minor, Op. 5/5
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Impromptu in B minor, Op. 5/5
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Var det en dröm?
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Var det en dröm?
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Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)
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Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)
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Var det en drom? (was it a dream?) Op. 37 no. 4
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Var det en drom? (was it a dream?) Op. 37 no. 4
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The Daisy, Op 85 No 1
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The Daisy, Op 85 No 1
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Spring Song Op.16
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Spring Song Op.16
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Symphony no.1 in E minor Op.39 - scherzo
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Symphony no.1 in E minor Op.39 - scherzo
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The Oceanides Op.73
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The Oceanides Op.73
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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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Belshazzar's Feast Suite Op.51
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Belshazzar's Feast Suite Op.51
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Symphony No.6 in D minor (1st movement)
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Symphony No.6 in D minor (1st movement)
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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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Symphony no. 7 in C major Op.105
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Symphony no. 7 in C major Op.105
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Suite Champetre Op 98b
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Suite Champetre Op 98b
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Cassazione, Op.6
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Cassazione, Op.6
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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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 major, Op 43
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Symphony no 2 in D major, Op 43
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Symphony No.2 - Finale
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Symphony No.2 - Finale
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The Bard, Op 64
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The Bard, Op 64
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Symphony no.2 in D major, Op.43 (Proms 2015)
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Symphony no.2 in D major, Op.43 (Proms 2015)
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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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Finlandia Op 26 for orchestra
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Finlandia Op 26 for orchestra
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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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Finlandia Op.26 for orchestra
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Finlandia Op.26 for orchestra
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13 Pieces for piano (Op.76)
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13 Pieces for piano (Op.76)
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Jordens sang (Song of the Earth), Op 93
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Jordens sang (Song of the Earth), Op 93
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Valse chevaleresque, Op 96 No 3
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Valse chevaleresque, Op 96 No 3
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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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5 Esquisses for piano (Op.114)
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5 Esquisses for piano (Op.114)
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Humoresque in G minor, Op.89 no.3
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Humoresque in G minor, Op.89 no.3
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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 Swan of Tuonela (Leminkainen Suite, Op 22)
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The Swan of Tuonela (Leminkainen Suite, Op 22)
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Petite Suite
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Petite Suite

Petite Suite

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Royal Academy of Music Brass Soloists
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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
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T21:21:42
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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
2018-07-29T21:21:42
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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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