Nielsen's Inextinguishable
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

Nielsen's Inextinguishable

Conducted by Alexander Prior
March 7, 2020 8:00 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.

What to learn more about the program of this concert? Please join our musicologist D.T. Baker at our Symphony Prelude in the Upper Circle Lobby (Third Floor) at 7:00 PM.

Program

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