An Evening of Sibelius

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Sat 23rd June 2018, 7:30pm

St Saviour’s Church
Sandpit Lane
St Albans

Conductor: Tom Hammond
Soloist: David Le Page (violin)

Sibelius: Finlandia
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Sibelius: Scene with Cranes from Kuolema
Sibelius: Symphony No.5

Sibelius is widely recognised as his country’s greatest composer, and Finlandia is his greatest known work. His Violin Concerto is his only concerto. SASO is excited to welcome back soloist David Le Page after his highly-acclaimed Tchaikovsky performance with the orchestra last season.

Sibelius’s Symphony No.5 was commissioned by the Finnish government in honour of his 50th birthday, which had been declared a national holiday