Sunday 17 May 2015, 3pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Philharmonia Box Office : 020 7921 3907

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor

Daniil Trifonov piano

Sibelius Nightride and Sunrise (Op. 55)

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3


Sibelius Symphony No. 5

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 series

Find out more about the Sibelius 150th Anniversary celebrations by visiting