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
Symphony No. 7 In C, Op. 105: Affettuoso
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Symphony No. 7 In C, Op. 105: Affettuoso

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Concerto in D minor Op.47
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Concerto in D minor Op.47
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Symphony No 6, 3rd mvmt
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Symphony No 6, 3rd mvmt
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Finlandia Op 26
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Finlandia Op 26
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Jokamies [Everyman] - incidental music Op.83
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Jokamies [Everyman] - incidental music Op.83
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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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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Belshazzar's Feast Suite, Op. 51: No.2 Solitude
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Belshazzar's Feast Suite, Op. 51: No.2 Solitude
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The Liberated Queen, Op 48
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The Liberated Queen, Op 48
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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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The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkainen Suite)
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The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkainen Suite)
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6 Impromptus, Op. 5: No. 6 Commodo
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6 Impromptus, Op. 5: No. 6 Commodo
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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.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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Spring Song Op 16
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Spring Song Op 16
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Karelia Suite: III. Alla Marcia
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Karelia Suite: III. Alla Marcia
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Violin Concerto in D minor
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Violin Concerto in D minor
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Scènes historiques I, Op. 25
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Scènes historiques I, Op. 25
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Valse triste (Kuolema)
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Valse triste (Kuolema)
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Pohjola's Daughter
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Pohjola's Daughter
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Spring Song
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Spring Song
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5 Songs Op.37; no.1; Den Forsta kyssen
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5 Songs Op.37; no.1; Den Forsta kyssen
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5 Christmas songs Op.1; no.4; Giv mig ej glan
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5 Christmas songs Op.1; no.4; Giv mig ej glan
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Symphony no. 5 (Op.82) in E flat major, 3rd movement; Allegro molto
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Symphony no. 5 (Op.82) in E flat major, 3rd movement; Allegro molto
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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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Der Wanderer und der Bach
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Der Wanderer und der Bach

Der Wanderer und der Bach

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Tom Krause (baritone), Irwin Gage (piano)
Jean Sibelius
Musique Religieuse Op. 113 for tenor and orchestra: Surumarssi
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Musique Religieuse Op. 113 for tenor and orchestra: Surumarssi
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At The Castle Gate
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At The Castle Gate
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Overture in E major
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Overture in E major
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Humoresque No 3 in G minor, Op 89a
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Humoresque No 3 in G minor, Op 89a
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Finlandia Op 26 for orchestra
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Finlandia Op 26 for orchestra
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Rakastava, the lover
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Rakastava, the lover
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Symphony No. 7 In C, Op. 105: Affettuoso
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Symphony No. 7 In C, Op. 105: Affettuoso
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Rakastava (1st mvt)
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Rakastava (1st mvt)
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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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Danses Champêtre No 2, Op 106
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Danses Champêtre No 2, Op 106
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Danse Champêtre No 5, Op 106
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Danse Champêtre No 5, Op 106
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Finlandia-Hymni
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Finlandia-Hymni
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Andante Festivo
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Andante Festivo
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Symphony No.6
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Symphony No.6
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5 Esquisses for piano (Op.114)
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5 Esquisses for piano (Op.114)
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Spring Song, Op 16
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Spring Song, Op 16
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Kullervo Op.7 for soloists, male voices and orchestra
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Kullervo Op.7 for soloists, male voices and orchestra
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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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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T23:31:16
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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
2018-07-29T23:31:16
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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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