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Sibelius, Stenhammar and Saariaho from The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Clemency Burton-Hill introduces recent performances by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra at the Philharmonie and the historic Herkulessaaland, Munich.

Clemency Burton-Hill introduces recent performances by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra at the Philharmonie and the historic Herkulessaaland, Munich.
The sprightly nonagenarian Herbert Blomstedt guides the orchestra through a symphony by a composer who died a few months after his birth and Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts a work written for him in 2009.

Sibelius: Symphony No 6 in D minor, Op 104
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

Kaija Saariaho: Lumière et pesanteur
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

Stenhammar: Symphony No 2 in G minor, Op 34
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Herbert Blomstedt (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no 6 in d minor, op. 104

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
  • Kaija Saariaho

    Lumiere et pesanteur

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    Symphony no 2 in g minor, op 34

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.

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