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Transcendent Sibelius

February 21, 2014 - 20:00 to February 22, 2014 - 20:00
Marcus Center
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Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor
Andreas Brantelid, cello

Nielsen   Helios Overture, Op. 17
Shostakovich   Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107

Sibelius   Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39

"It transported me to a new civilization," wrote one critic after the premiere of Sibelius's First Symphony. "Every page breathes another manner of thought, another way of living than ours..." Plus, one of Shostakovich’s most personal declarations, the haunting First Cello Concerto.

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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra