Sibelius - Symphony no.2, King Christian II Suite

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Sibelius - Symphony no.2, King Christian II Suite

Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

£10.95

Following up on their recent, widely-acclaimed recording of Sibelius’s First Symphony, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra under chief conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali continue their projected Sibelius cycle with an equally impressive account of the Second Symphony. This is one of the composer’s most popular works and, against strong competition, the question inevitably is whether they can offer anything new. If you’re expecting any startling revelations or novel interpretative quirks, the answer may well be no; what is startling about this perfor... read more

Following up on their recent, widely-acclaimed recording of Sibelius’s First Symphony, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra under chief conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali continue their projected Sibelius cycle with an equally impressive account of the Sec... read more

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