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Pre-Concert Talk: Summer Nights & Winter Storms

Pre-Concert Talk: Summer Nights & Winter Storms


This talk by Professor Daniel Grimley introduces Sibelius’s life and work and locates him within the rich artistic and cultural contexts of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Finland and Scandinavia. His recurrent themes and preoccupations will be explored alongside his relationship with broader European culture and aesthetics.

Artwork by Swedish artist Gustav Hjelmgren: https://galleriduerr.com/portfolio/gustav-hjelmgren-2/

Duration: 40mins with no interval

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