Ashkenazy conducts Sibelius

Sunday 17 May 2015, 3.00pm
Royal Festival Hall, London

Concert

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor

Daniil Trifonov piano

Sibelius, Nightride and Sunrise (Op. 55)biography

Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto No. 3biography | programme note

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Sibelius, Symphony No. 5biography

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

Find out more about the Sibelius 150th Anniversary celebrations by visiting sibelius150.fi

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