Sibelius Festival

The Sibelius Festival celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of Jean Sibelius, one of the twentieth century’s greatest composers whose music continues to reverberate in concert halls throughout the world while evoking the essence of his native country, Finland. Join the Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Wind Ensemble for a weekend of joyous music and stimulating discussion at the Bing Concert Hall!

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Friday, Nov 6 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Wind EnsembleAquilanti_faculty
Giancarlo Aquilanti, conductor 

Program
Gustav Holst: First Suite in E-flat Major, Op. 28-1
Jean Sibelius: Ballade – Alla Marcia from Karelia Suite, Op. 11
Finlandia: Op. 26
Giancarlo Aquilanti: Divertimento for Band
Norman Dello Joio: Variants on a Medieval Tune
Alfred Reed: First Suite for Band

GENERAL $15 | STUDENT $10 | FREE FOR STANFORD STUDENTS WITH SUID | SENIOR $10 | BUY TICKET


Saturday, Nov 7 | 1-4 PM | Bing Studio
Sibelius Festival Symposium
The Sibelius Festival Symposium assembles thought-provoking and compelling voices on the subject of Jean Sibelius, his music, and the history of its reception, placing new scholarly ideas in the context of a weekend filled with music making. Join us Saturday afternoon in Bing Studio to hear speakers from Oxford University, the University of Waterloo, and Stanford University as we explore the significance and meaning of Sibelius and his music today.

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Guest Speakers and Topics:
Daniel Grimley: “Sibelius’s Landscapes”
Erik Ulman: “A Composer’s View of Sibelius”
Laura Gray: “Reinventing Sibelius”

Reception to follow, co-sponsored by Finlandia Foundation San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and Stanford University Department of Music.

Admission is FREE with registration by Nov. 2. To register, CLICK HERE.


Saturday, Nov 7 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert HallAnna in action_4504_2
Sunday, Nov 8 | 2:30 PM | Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Anna Wittstruck, conductor
Ben-han Sung, piano


Program
Jean Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
Jean Sibelius: Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op. 43

GENERAL $20 | STUDENT $10 | FREE FOR STANFORD STUDENTS WITH SUID | SENIOR $15 | BUY TICKET NOV 7, NOV 8

Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen Street, Stanford, CATICKETS: 650.725.2787 | ticketorders@stanford.edu


FESTIVAL SPONSORS:Sibelius-Festival-email
Finlandia Foundation San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
Helen Bing
Stanford University Department of Music