Nielsen's Inextinguishable
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

Nielsen's Inextinguishable

Conducted by Alexander Prior | Presented by Lexus of Edmonton
March 6, 2020 7:30 PM

ESO Chief Conductor Alexander Prior and ESO Concertmaster Robert Uchida’s latest partnership results in a virtuoso performance of Sibelius’ moody and exciting Violin Concerto. The evening also features a work by Sibelius’ fellow Finn, Kaija Saariaho. A new arrangement of Ciel d’hiver, a movement from her 2002 work, Orion, will be presented. Completing the program, Danish composer Carl Nielsen’s "Inextinguishable" Symphony celebrates the enduring power of the human spirit.

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What to learn more about the program for this concert? Please join our musicologist D.T. Baker for Afterthoughts in the Main Lobby after the performance.


  • SIBELIUS Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
  • SAARIAHO Ciel d'hiver
  • NIELSEN Symphony No. 4, Op.29 "Inextinguishable"
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