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Edmonton Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius, Saariaho, and Nielsen

March 6 @ 7:30 pm MST

$32 – $92

ESO Chief Conductor Alexander Prior and ESO Concertmaster Robert Uchida’s latest partnership results in a virtuoso performance of Sibelius’ moody and exciting Violin Concerto. The evening also features a work by Sibelius’ fellow Finn, Kaija Saariaho. A new arrangement of Ciel d’hiver, a movement from her 2002 work, Orion, will be presented. Completing the program, Danish composer Carl Nielsen’s “Inextinguishable” Symphony celebrates the enduring power of the human spirit.

Program

 

  • SIBELIUS Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
  • SAARIAHO Ciel d’hiver
  • NIELSEN Symphony No. 4, Op.29 “Inextinguishable”

Alexander Prior
Conductor

Robert Uchida
violin

 

Venue

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

Organizer

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Website:
www.edmontonsymphony.com