Leif Segerstam conducts the NZSO with guest soloist, Solveig Kringleborn (soprano).
Chris Cree Brown’s experiences in Antarctica left a deep impression, as heard in his Icescape. Sibelius found inspiration in the Kalevala’s creation myth for his 1913 song-cycle Luonnotar, filled with his sense of wonder and awe towards the natural world. Greig wrote many songs for his wife and they are touched with the exotic allure of the Northland he loved. Brahms’ Fourth Symphony is distinguished by its sense of nobility and grandeur, culminating in the powerful chaconne that drives the finale through its superb variations.
November 5, 2009 8:00PM