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It's Sibelius' Night Ride and Sunrise with the Milwaukee SO, Wed 12/27 @ 8pm

Written in 1908, Sibelius' Night Ride and Sunrise "may" have been based upon "the experience of witnessing a glorious sunrise during a sleigh ride from Helsinki to Kervo."


12/6 Montgomery: Records from a Vanishing City Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 (James Ehnes, v; Jonathon Heyward and Jader Bignamini, cond)

12/13 Iman Habibi: Jeder Baum spricht Schumann: Symphony No. 1, Spring Brahms: Gesand der Parzen, Schicksalslied for Chorus and Orchestra, Academic Festival Overture (Milwaukee Symphony Chorus; Ken-David Masur, cond)

12/20 Ravel: Une Barque sur l'océan Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 Messiaen: L'Ascension Ravel: La Valse (Orli Shaham, p; David Robertson, cond)

12/27 Sibelius: Night Ride and Sunrise, Symphonic Poem Currier: Aether for violin and orchestra Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica (Baibe Skride, v; Ken-David Masur, cond)