Partially inspired by sixteen swans taking flight, the Symphony swirls, spirals and soars before reaching something of a rock star finish.
To complete our Finnish theme, Concertmaster Andrew Haveron gives the Australian premiere performance of Jaakko Kuusisto’s dramatic Violin Concerto. Unmissable.
CHRISTOPHER SAINSBURY String Talk*
SIBELIUS Valse triste
JAAKKO KUUSISTO Violin Concerto
SIBELIUS Symphony No.5
*Christopher Sainsbury's String Talk was made possible through the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 50 Fanfares and was commissioned by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, supported by Government Partner, the City of Sydney.
DALIA STASEVSKA conductor
ANDREW HAVERON violin