Schumann & Sibelius
Streaming: Saturday, April 2, at 8:00pm EDT
This performance will be available on-demand via dso.org/replay soon after the livestream has finished.
The strength of the Finnish spirit is alive in a program led by Jukka-Pekka Saraste, including Sibelius's Fifth Symphony, commissioned by the government of Finland for the composer's 50th birthday. Sibelius's Fifth is perhaps best known for its "swan call" motif, influencing musicians from Leonard Bernstein to John Coltrane and songs on the Billboard charts.