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Lutoslawski and Sibelius

Thu 20th June 2013, 7:30pm

Live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham

It is the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Poland's greatest 20th century composers, Witold Lutoslawski. In this live concert from Symphony Hall in Birmingham, the CBSO, conducted by Edward Gardner, are joined by the popular and celebrated soprano Lucy Crowe for two of Lutoslawski's most inspired works. His enchanted setting of "children's'" verse, Chantefleurs et Chantefables; and his 3rd Symphony. Also on the programme, symphonic and vocal music by Sibelius - including the atmospheric and virtusoic Luonnotar, inspired by lines from the great Finnish epic, the Kalevala

Programme

Sibelius Symphony No. 3
Lutoslawski Chantefleurs et Chantefables 16 mins
Sibelius Luonnotar 9 mins
Lutoslawski Symphony No. 3 28 mins

Performers

CBSO
Lucy Crowe Soprano
Edward Gardner Conductor