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Philharmonia Orchestra: Sibelius & Ravel

Date: Tuesday 22nd January

Venue: Main Auditorium - 7.30pm

Philharmonia Orchestra: Sibelius & Ravel

Philharmonia Orchestra: Sibelius & Ravel



Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor

Alice Sara Ott piano

SIBELIUS Finlandia

RAVEL Piano Concerto in G

SIBELIUS Valse triste

SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1


In 2016, Bachtrack hailed “Alice Sara Ott’s startling performance with the Philharmonia, a barnstorming rendition which gripped from first note until last.” She returns to perform Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, composed after a concert tour of the USA in 1928 and woven through with the sounds of the jazz he encountered there. Sibelius’ Valse triste, a darkly beautiful

subversion of the dance, paves the way for his First Symphony. Principal Guest Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali brings his irresistible energy to this work full of sweeping melodies, evocative of vast Nordic landscapes.




Priority booking opens to Friends of the Philharmonia Orchestra at 10am on Tuesday 17 April. Become a friend of the orchestra here and access priority booking.


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