Finnish Composer Jean Sibelius Born On This Day in 1865 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Finnish composer Jean Sibelius was born on this day in 1865 – 153 years ago

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Jean Sibelius Birthday

Finnish composer Jean Sibelius was born on this day in 1865 – 153 years ago.

Sibelius’ signature works include 7 symphonies, Finlandia, the Karelia Suite, Valse Triste, The Swan of Tuonela and his much adored Violin Concerto in D Minor Op. 47 – a cornerstone of today’s concert and competition repertoire.

 

VC ARTIST RAY CHEN | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MINOR | KENT NAGANO & GOTHENBURG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 2015

 

Sibelius, Prokofiev & Glazunov Violin Concertos |CD|

Jascha Heifetz, Violin

Walter Hendl, Conductor

Charles Münch, Conductor

Release Date: January 25, 2005

RCA

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