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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - Sibelius Symphonies

Live from City Halls, Glasgow, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra under Thomas Dausgaard in Sibelius: Symphony No 5 in E flat, Op 82; Symphony No 6 in D minor; Symphony No 7 in C.

Thomas Dausgaard conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in Sibelius Symphonies.

Live from City Halls, Glasgow
Presented by Jamie MacDougall

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op 82

8.15: Interval

8.35
Symphony No. 6 in D minor
Symphony No. 7 in C major

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor

"Other composers mix brightly coloured cocktails" said Jean Sibelius. "I offer pure, cool water". From the radiant sunrise that opens the Fifth to the deep tranquillity of the Sixth and the windswept peaks of the Seventh, Sibelius's last three symphonies are like a force of nature. For BBC SSO Chief Conductor-Designate, Thomas Dausgaard, this is music that can transform the very way you hear the world; "at once monumental and intimately personal" is how one critic described his approach to Sibelius. Under Dausgaard's direction, this single-evening Sibelius trilogy will be an exhilarating journey through one of the 20th century's greatest - and most inspiring - musical minds.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No.5 in E flat

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Sibelius

    Sigh, rushes, sigh

  • Sibelius

    The Diamond on the March Snow

  • Sibelius

    The Tryst

  • Sibelius

    The Village Church

    Performer: Erik T. Tawaststjerna.
  • Sibelius

    In Mournful Mood

    Performer: Erik Tawaststjerna piano.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No.6 in D minor

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Sibelius

    Symphony No.7 in C

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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