SIBELIUS 150 TRIO (Finland)
Celebrating the 150th birthday of composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957), the Finnish piano/violin/cello 'Sibelius 150 Trio', tours in Australia.
Jean Sibelius's music inspired the painting, sculpture and the
literature of his creative contemporaries, and ushered in a golden age
of music and art appreciation that would awaken and endow the Finns with
a sense of pride in their heritage and encourage their hopes for the
possibilities of nationhood.
(edited foreword to the book by Glenda Dawn Goss 'A Composer's Life and the Awakening of Finland')
The 'Sibelius 150 Trio', comprising Tuomas Lehto - cello, Siljamari Heikinheimo - violin, Roope Grondahl - piano, celebrates the musical legacy Finland's foremost national composer Jean Sibelius.
Four Lyric Pieces for piano op. 74 (1914)
Danses champetres for violin and piano op. 106 (1924)
Malinconia for cello and piano op. 20 (1900)
Piano trio C Major "Loviisa" (1888)
Theme and Variations for solo cello (1887)
This tour is supported by the