We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Learn more here. x

Tales of the North: Janine Jansen plays Sibelius | London Symphony Orchestra

When
Thursday January 26, 2023 at 19:00
Where
Barbican Hall, London
Tickets
£65 £49 £35 £24 £18
Book Online
Tickets "at the door" - until sold out
  1. Coriolan Overture Op 62 - Ludwig van Beethoven
  2. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor Op 47 - Jean Sibelius
  3. Symphony No 6 in E flat minor Op 111 - Sergey Prokofiev

Janine Jansen plays Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, at the heart of a concert filled with powerful stories from cold countries.

Tension, struggle and endless horizons. Sibelius finds both ice and fire in the windswept expanses and soaring tunes of his Violin Concerto. Prokofiev sends an urgent musical bulletin from Stalin’s Russia: music of iron and steel, forged in a time of war and tyranny. But first, Ludwig van Beethoven lights the fuse, in a quickfire overture that has drama pulsing through every note.

‘I love playing with the LSO,’ says the Dutch violinist Janine Jansen, whose gleaming sound and generous spirit makes everything she plays into an adventure. ‘There’s so much there, so much focus and energy.’

‘Other composers mix colourful cocktails. I offer pure, cool water.’ ~Jean Sibelius


Venue
Barbican Hall
Silk Street
London
London
EC2Y 8DS
England
@BarbicanCentre

This advertisement was submitted by London Symphony Orchestra.
Print or Save this concert's QR code



Disclaimer: We endeavour to supply full and accurate information but cannot be held responsible for any errors.
Please check with the ticket vendor before you purchase your ticket. PLEASE REPORT BAD CONTENT

©2023 Concert Diary. The interactive Concert Guide specialising in listings for Opera, Ballet and Classical Music Concerts.