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03 Jun 2021

Sakari Oramo in conversation with Kyoungmin Park (7 min.)

In addition to Unsuk Chin’s Piano Concerto, Sakari Oramo presented Jean Sibelius’ Second Symphony in June 2021, which the Finnish conductor discusses here with Philharmoniker violist Kyoungmin Park. Find out what his countryman’s music means to Oramo, music which has known since childhood, and why the Second is Sibelius’ most famous symphony. The conductor also explains why one might imagine colours rather than images when listening to the work.

The concert