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Sibelius : Symphony No. 2 - King Christian II

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra - Santtu-Matias Rouvali

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After the resounding success of Volume 1 (Gramophone Editor’s Choice, Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, Diapason d’Or, Choc de Classica, FFFF Télérama), the project to record the complete Sibelius symphonies continues with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Santtu-Matias Rouvali, whose career as a conductor is entering top gear: he has just been appointed Principal Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra in London.

At the turn of the twentieth century, as Finland struggled to free itself from Russian rule, Sibelius and his wife faced several domestic dramas, including the loss of one of their daughters, Kirsti, to typhoid fever. The Second Symphony, written in the brilliant key of D major, seems to be marked by the events of the composer’s private life, but many of his contemporaries nevertheless saw it as a political manifesto! In 1898, Sibelius composed the incidental music for Adolf Paul’s play King Christian II, the story of the downfall of a king of Scandinavia (Denmark, Sweden and Norway) in the sixteenth century. The suite derived from it was successfully performed in several European cities. © Alpha Classics

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Sibelius : Symphony No. 2 - King Christian II

Santtu-Matias Rouvali

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Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43 (Jean Sibelius)

1
I. Allegretto - Poco allegro
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
00:09:55

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra - Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor - Jean Sibelius, Composer

2020 Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France 2020 Göteborgs Symfoniker & Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France

2
II. Tempo andante, ma rubato
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
00:14:26

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra - Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor - Jean Sibelius, Composer

2020 Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France 2020 Göteborgs Symfoniker & Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France

3
III. Vivacissimo
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
00:06:09

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra - Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor - Jean Sibelius, Composer

2020 Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France 2020 Göteborgs Symfoniker & Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France

4
IV. Allegro moderato
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
00:14:56

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra - Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor - Jean Sibelius, Composer

2020 Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France 2020 Göteborgs Symfoniker & Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France

King Christian II (Suite), Op. 27 (Jean Sibelius)

5
I. Nocturne
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
00:06:59

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra - Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor - Jean Sibelius, Composer

2020 Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France 2020 Göteborgs Symfoniker & Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France

6
II. Élégie
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
00:05:15

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra - Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor - Jean Sibelius, Composer

2020 Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France 2020 Göteborgs Symfoniker & Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France

7
III. Musette
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
00:02:10

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra - Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor - Jean Sibelius, Composer

2020 Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France 2020 Göteborgs Symfoniker & Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France

8
IV. Sérénade
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
00:04:57

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra - Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor - Jean Sibelius, Composer

2020 Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France 2020 Göteborgs Symfoniker & Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France

9
V. Ballade
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
00:05:49

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra - Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor - Jean Sibelius, Composer

2020 Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France 2020 Göteborgs Symfoniker & Alpha Classics / Outhere Music France

Album Description

After the resounding success of Volume 1 (Gramophone Editor’s Choice, Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, Diapason d’Or, Choc de Classica, FFFF Télérama), the project to record the complete Sibelius symphonies continues with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Santtu-Matias Rouvali, whose career as a conductor is entering top gear: he has just been appointed Principal Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra in London.

At the turn of the twentieth century, as Finland struggled to free itself from Russian rule, Sibelius and his wife faced several domestic dramas, including the loss of one of their daughters, Kirsti, to typhoid fever. The Second Symphony, written in the brilliant key of D major, seems to be marked by the events of the composer’s private life, but many of his contemporaries nevertheless saw it as a political manifesto! In 1898, Sibelius composed the incidental music for Adolf Paul’s play King Christian II, the story of the downfall of a king of Scandinavia (Denmark, Sweden and Norway) in the sixteenth century. The suite derived from it was successfully performed in several European cities. © Alpha Classics

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