4 And More Music

Sibelius Symphony no. 2

Sibelius, Jean

Symfoni 2 / Tapiola / Tuonelas svan

Ashkenazy, Vladimir / Kungliga Filharmoniska Orkestern

4526977002923 | OVCL 292 | 1SACD
The 2nd symphony, the most popular symphony of Sibelius is featured in the third volume of the series. Together with the gems of orchestral works, "Tapiola" and "The Swan of Tuonela", the conductor and orchestra, closely and deeply connected to the composer, bring the musical world depicting the beautiful scenes of nature in the Nordic countries.
Vladimir Ashkenazy has built an extraordinary career as one of the most renowned and revered pianists of our times and other activities such being a inspirational conductor
Ashkenazy was appointed Conductor Laureate in 2000 of the Royal Philharmonic
Recorded (Session & Live) in 2006 & 2007 in The Stockholm Concert Hall (Stockholms Konserthus)
Hybrid (CD SACD 2ch/5.0ch)