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Mon 04 Mar, 2019:
Sibelius: Symphony No 1 in E minor, Op 39; En Saga, Op 9

The start of a Sibelius series from the Gothenburg Symphony under its new 33-year-old chief conductor, Santtu-Matias Rouvali – and a most auspicious...

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Tue 03 Apr, 2018:
Sibelius: Tapiola, Op 112; En Saga, Op 9; Eight Songs (orch Aulis Sallinen)

Sibelius called En Saga a tone poem but never revealed its story, only saying “It has got a down-home feeling. How could one think of anything but...

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Mon 08 Jun, 2015:
Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Legends, Op 22; Pohjola's Daughter, Op 49

This is not Ondine’s first encounter with the Lemminkäinen Legends. Earlier versions on the label by the Helsinki Philharmonic under Leif Segerstam...

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Fri 25 Jul, 2014:
Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Legends, Op 22; The Wood-Nymph, Op 15

The big news here, for those who don’t already know it, is The Wood-Nymph, based on a poem about a hero who is led astray by dwarves in the forest,...

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Tue 16 Jul, 2013:
Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Legends, Op 22; En Saga, Op 9

Hard to believe that Helsinki-born Mikko Franck was still only 20 when, back in December 1999, he set down this absorbing and authoritative Sibelius...

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Tue 14 May, 2013:
Sibelius: Symphonies Nos 1-7; Violin Concerto; Finlandia; Pohjola's Daughter; Tapiola, Karelia Suite; En Saga; The Swan of Tuonela; Valse triste

Sibelius performances don't come much more rewarding than these. The Boston Symphony has a rich and proud tradition in this repertoire stretching back...

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