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


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Jean Sibelius
Lemminkainen Suite: IV. Lemminkainen's Return
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Lemminkainen Suite: IV. Lemminkainen's Return

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Jean Sibelius
Humoresque No 1 in D minor, Op 87
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Humoresque No 1 in D minor, Op 87
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Finlandia, Op 26
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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 E Flat Major Op.82
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Symphony No 5 E Flat Major Op.82
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Impromptu [Andante lirico]
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Impromptu [Andante lirico]
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Symphony No. 7
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Symphony No. 7
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Finlandia
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Finlandia
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Karelia - suite Op.11
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Karelia - suite Op.11
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Kullervo Op; 7 - Kullervo goes to war
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Kullervo Op; 7 - Kullervo goes to war
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The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkainen Suite)
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The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkainen Suite)
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Romance for strings in C major, Op 42
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Romance for strings in C major, Op 42
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Suite mignonne, Op.98'1
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Suite mignonne, Op.98'1
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Luonnotar, Op 70
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Luonnotar, Op 70
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Suite Champetre Op 98b
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Suite Champetre Op 98b
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Symphony No. 5
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Symphony No. 5
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13 Pieces for Piano, Op.76: 2. Etude
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13 Pieces for Piano, Op.76: 2. Etude
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Symphony No.2
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Symphony No.2
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Rakastava
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Rakastava
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The Landscape Breathes
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The Landscape Breathes
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Kullervo goes to war (Kullervo)
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Kullervo goes to war (Kullervo)
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5 Esquisses for piano, Op 114
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5 Esquisses for piano, Op 114
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The Diamond on the March Snow
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The Diamond on the March Snow
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Finlandia Op 26
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Finlandia Op 26
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Narciss
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Narciss
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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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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 (Alla marcia)
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Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)
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Overture in A minor
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Overture in A minor
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Autumn Evening, Op 38 No 1
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Autumn Evening, Op 38 No 1
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Lasse lasse liten
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Lasse lasse liten
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Nu sa kommer julen (Now Christmas is coming)
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Nu sa kommer julen (Now Christmas is coming)
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Luonnotar, Op 70
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Luonnotar, Op 70
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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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Andante Festivo
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Andante Festivo
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Spring Song, Op. 16
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Spring Song, Op. 16
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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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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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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Humoresque No 5 in E flat major, Op 89
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Humoresque No 5 in E flat major, Op 89
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Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)
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Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)
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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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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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5 Pieces Op.81 (Rondino & Mazurka)
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5 Pieces Op.81 (Rondino & Mazurka)
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13 Pieces for piano (Op.76)
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13 Pieces for piano (Op.76)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T21:33:52
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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
2018-07-29T21:33:52
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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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