Scandinavian Romantics 05/10/2002 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes Scandinavian Romantics – Leon Botstein Symphony No. 8, “Sinfonia Boreale” – Larry Wallach, Simon’s Rock College Symphony No.7 in C Major, Op. 105 – Timothy Jackson, University of North Texas Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 23 –

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Symphony No. 8, “Sinfonia Boreale” By Larry Wallach, Simon’s Rock College Written for the concert Scandinavian Romantics, performed on May 10, 2002 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. As a memorial to his brother who died in a concentration camp, Vagn Holmboe (1909-1996) wrote a “Sinfonia Sacra” (Symphony No. 4) in 1944, in which…

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Symphony No.7 in C Major, Op. 105 By Timothy Jackson, University of North Texas Written for the concert Scandinavian Romantics, performed on May 10, 2002 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. When, on 24 March 1924, the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) mounted the stage in Stockholm to conduct the premiere of his Fantasia…

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Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 23 By Robert Layton Written for the concert Scandinavian Romantics, performed on May 10, 2002 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. In November 1923, while Sibelius was still working on the Seventh Symphony, Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871-1927) paid a visit to Helsinki to play his Second Piano…

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