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  • Carl Nielsen

    Carl August Nielsen is far and away Denmark´s most significant composer. Outside his own country, however, his works have only recently received their deserved recognition. Although he grew up in a period of musical nationalisms and national…

    Overture to "Helios", Opus 17

    The Danish composer Carl Nielsen, who is represented in today´s concert repertoire by his six symphonies, among other works, took a trip to Athens in 1903 to study ancient Greece. He was provided with a room at the Athens Music Conservatory, where…

  • Fazil Say

    With his extraordinary pianistic talents, Fazıl Say has been touching audiences and

    critics alike for more than twenty-five years, in a way that has become rare in the

    increasingly materialistic and elaborately organised classical music world.…

    Concerto for piano to four hands and orchestra »Anka Kuşu«, commissioned work and premiere

  • Intermission

  • Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius is regarded as the Finnish national composer, a reputation he largely acquired through his symphonic poem Finlandia. During the period of Russian domination, this work advanced to become a kind of unofficial Finnish national anthem and…

    Symphony No. 6 d-Minor, Opus 104

  • Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius is regarded as the Finnish national composer, a reputation he largely acquired through his symphonic poem Finlandia. During the period of Russian domination, this work advanced to become a kind of unofficial Finnish national anthem and…

    Symphony No. 7 in C major, Opus 105

  • John Storgårds Conductor

    Chief Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra Ottawa, John Storgårds has a dual career as a conductor and violin virtuoso and is widely recognised for his creative…

  • Lucas und Arthur Jussen Piano

    ‘It is like driving a pair of BMWs’ remarked conductor Michael Schønwandt, after directing the Dutch brothers Lucas and Arthur Jussen. Despite their young age, they have been taking part in the international concert world for years. Whether they…