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Edmonton Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius festival 2

February 28 @ 8:00 pm MST

$24 – $82

Alexander Prior admires and intimately understands the music of Jean Sibelius, and brings some of the Finnish master’s most melodic shorter works to the Lighter Classics stage.

Program

Alexander Prior, conductor
Ragnhild Hemsing, violin
Whitney Leigh Sloan, soprano

Karelia Suite, Op.11 (17’)
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47: 1st mvmt – Allegro moderato (16′)
Kuolema, Op.44 (13’):  Valse triste and Scene with Cranes

INTERMISSION (20 minutes)

Orchestral songs:
“Illalle” (“To Evening”), Op.17 No. 6 (2’)
“Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings mote” (“The girl returned from meeting her lover”), Op.37 No. 5 (4’)
“Svarta rosor” (“Black Roses”), Op.36 No. 1 (2’)
“Se’n har jag ej frågat mera” (“Then I questioned no further”), Op.17 No. 1 (3’)

trad. Folk tune (5’)

Suite for Violin and Strings, Op.117 (9’)

Finlandia (8’)

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
$24 – $82
Website:
https://www.winspearcentre.com/tickets/events/eso/2019/the-sibelius-of-song-and-dance/

Organizer

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Website:
www.edmontonsymphony.com

Venue

Winspear
4 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4X8 Canada
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Phone:
(780) 428-1414
Website:
www.winspearcentre.com/