All Sibelius articles – Page 3

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    Is there a 'right' way to play Sibelius?


    Sibelius should be performed in a bleak style representative of his native sound world, not with the luscious richness and colour of the Berlin Philharmonic, argues Andrew Mellor

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    Nikolaj Znaider performs Sibelius's Violin Concerto


    The Strad's March 2015 cover star, Nikolaj Znaider, performs Sibelius's Violin Concerto with the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Juraj Valcuha in October 2011. The violinist talks about the importance of practising Bach and basics in his blog for The Strad. Subscribe to The Strad or download our ...

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    Sibelius: Six Humoresques opp.87 & 89, Two Serenades op.69, Suite op.117, Swanwhite op.54


    THE STRAD RECOMMENDSThe Strad Issue: January 2006Musicians: Pekka Kuusisto (violin/director) Tapiola SinfoniettaComposer: SibeliusSibelius’s reputation reached its apex in the 1930s, when the distinguished English musicologist Julius Harrison went as far as to claim that ‘Sibelius is the one recognised by cultured musicians as the most fitting successor ...