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NY: Sibelius Academy & Juilliard School Joint Concert
September 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki and the world-famous Juilliard School in New York will join forces, forming a joint symphony orchestra conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, to celebrate the centenary of Finland’s independence.
The tour program will feature both Finnish and American music: Four Legends from the Kalevala (Lemminkäinen Suite), Op. 22, by Jean Sibelius (1895/1897), Mania by Esa-Pekka Salonen (2000) and Radical Light by Steven Stucky (2006–2007), the latter inspired by Sibelius’s Fourth and Seventh Symphonies.