Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor
Daniil Trifonov piano
Sibelius, Nightride and Sunrise (Op. 55)
Vladimir Ashkenazy’s landmark Sibelius series continues with the tone poem Nightride and Sunrise as experienced from a speeding horse-drawn sleigh, and his Fifth Symphony, completed just in time for his fiftieth birthday celebrations and climaxing in the finale’s indelible horn calls, likened by one musicologist to Thor smashing down his hammer.
This concert is part of the Sunday Matinee Series
This concert is part of the Ashkenazy Sibelius Series
This concert is supported by Sibelius 150
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