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Baltic Sea Festival 2017

Ian Skelly presents highlights from the Baltic Sea Festival 2017, which includes a new choral work by Martin Smolka and Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting Sibelius's Lemmikainen Suite.

Ian Skelly presents highlights from the Baltic Sea Festival, which took place in August this year in Stockholm. The programme includes the premiere of Martin Smolka's new choral work The Name Emmanuel, the cellist Jonathan Roozeman performing Esa-Pekka Salonen's cello concerto 'Mania' and Salonen himself conducting Sibelius's portrayal of the Kalevala, his Lemminkäinen Suite.

Sibelius: Valse Triste, Op.44
Sibelius Academy and Juilliard School Joint Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

Martin Smolka: The Name Emmanuel (first performance)
Swedish Radio Chorus
Peter Dijkstra (director)

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Mania, Cello Concerto
Jonathan Roozeman (cello)
Sibelius Academy and Juilliard School Joint Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

Sibelius: Four Legends from Kalevala (Lemmikäinen Suite), Op. 22
Sibelius Academy and Juilliard School Joint Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse Triste from Kuolema Op.44

    Orchestra: Sibelius Academy And Julliard School Joint Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
  • Martin Smolka

    The Name Emmanuel

    Choir: Radiokören. Conductor: Peter Dijkstra.
  • Esa‐Pekka Salonen

    Mania - Concerto For Cello And Chamber Orchestra

    Performer: Jonathan Roozeman. Orchestra: Sibelius Academy And Julliard School Joint Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite No. 1 In G Major Bwv.1007 For Cello Solo

    Performer: Jonathan Roozeman.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Lemminkainen Suite Op.22

    Orchestra: Sibelius Academy And Julliard School Joint Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.

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