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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Sibelius Fifth Symphony

Beethoven Overture, Egmont
Chopin  Piano Concerto No.2
Caroline Shaw  Entr’acte for strings
Sibelius  Symphony No.5

Joshua Weilerstein conductor
Pavel Kolesnikov piano

Classic Intro - 6.15pm, Music Room
Classical music writer, composer and broadcaster Stephen Johnson talks about Sibelius's Symphony No.5.
Stephen JohnsoOne evening in the forests of Finland, Sibelius saw a flight of sixteen swans. ‘God, what beauty!’ he exclaimed – and he transformed that natural wonder into the melody that crowns his Fifth Symphony, a tune so good that you feel like you’ve known it your whole life. Tonight’s concert unites the heroism of Beethoven, the poetry of Chopin (played by Russian star Pavel Kolesnikov) and a Liverpool first: the haunting and beautiful Entr’acte by Pulitzer Prize-winner Caroline Shaw.


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