BBC Symphony Orchestra Sibelius Symphonies

Sibelius Symphony No 1

10 May 2012 / 19:30


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Shostakovich The Bolt - Suite  
Kalevi Aho Trombone Concerto (UK Premiere)
Sibelius Symphony No 1

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Vedernikov
Jorgen van Rijen trombone

The BBC SO's Sibelius season comes to an end with the First Symphony, where you'll hear echoes of Tchaikovsky next to thrilling signs of the 'real' Sibelius. Alongside it is the latest concerto from Sibelius's compatriot Kalevi Aho, and Shostakovich's brilliant and witty ballet suite The Bolt, which mingles parodies of 1920s popular music with evocations of the Machine Age.

From the complete Sibelius Symphonies, to Dvorak’s neglected masterpiece The Jacobin and thrilling premieres by today’s most exciting composers, there is something for everyone in the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s 2011-12 season. Find out more in our special season preview film:

7.15pm Freestage Event

Pre-concert talk 6pm Cinema 3
Limited capacity - please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

BBC Family Music Intro 6-7pm, Fountain Room
An introduction to concert-going for families

Part of BBC Symphony Orchestra Sibelius Symphony Cycle
Part of Classical Music all events 2011-12
Part of A Journey Through Nordic Landscapes
Part of Premieres
Part of BBC Symphony Orchestra 2011 - 2012

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