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Sibelius Violin Concerto

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Friday, March 22, 2019 – 10:45 AM Buy Tickets
Saturday, March 23, 2019 – 8:00 PM Buy Tickets
This program will be live webcast Saturday, March 23
at 8:00 pm EST (GMT-5) on dso.org/live.
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Concert Description

Simone Lamsma’s playing is “absolutely stunning,” raves the Chicago Tribune. And The Strad praises her “fine technique and impeccable intonation with mature musical intelligence.” See Simone Lamsma play Sibelius’ breathtaking Violin Concerto – the composer’s only concerto, and Mark Wigglesworth conducts Ralph Vaughan-Williams tender Fifth Symphony, a vision of tranquility composed in the darkest days of England’s battle in 1943.


Artists

Mark Wigglesworth, conductor  Bio

Born in Sussex, England, Mark Wigglesworth studied conducting at the Royal Academy of Music in London and won the Kondrashin Conducting Competition in Amsterdam in 1989. Since then, he has worked with many of the leading European orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, Stockholm Philharmonic, Santa Cecilia Orchestra of Rome, Orchestra of La Scala in Milan, Budapest Festival Orchestra, and the Israel Philharmonic. He has also appeared at the Salzburg Festival, the Amsterdam Mahler Festival and the BBC Proms. Wigglesworth has held positions as Music Director of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Principal Guest Conductor of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and Music Director of the Opera Factory in London. He recently completed recordings all of the Shostakovich Symphonies with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic for BIS.
http://cmartists.com/artists/mark-wigglesworth.htm

Simone Lamsma, violin   

Program

DELIUS The Walk to the Paradise Garden  
SIBELIUS Concerto for Violin and Orchestra  
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 5