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BBC Philharmonic - Sibelius

Presented by Petroc Trelawny. John Storgards conducts the BBC Philharmonic at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Sibelius: Symphony No 1; Symphony No 5.

Live from The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

The BBC Philharmonic, conducted by John Storgårds, performs Sibelius's First and Fifth Symphonies.

Sibelius: Symphony No 1

20:10 Interval Music

Sibelius: Symphony No 5

BBC Philharmonic
John Storgårds (conductor)

Join John Storgårds and the BBC Philharmonic for the first concert in their cycle of Sibelius's symphonies. This concert features two iconic symphonies: the First strikes a blow for Nationalism in a symphonic context, and the Fifth, written as the First World War raged on, is a powerful and poetic synthesis of Sibelius's symphonic style.

2 hours, 30 minutes


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