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Sibelius: Symphonies No 2 & 3 / Vänskä, Lahti So


Release Date: 08/05/2000 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 862   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.201) - "...Osmo Vanska leads a slow version of Symphony 2, at 44:44 almost ideally paced....The orchestra sounds rich, warm, and full-blooded....[Vanska's] phrasing is richly varied and expressive, and his grasp of large-scale architecture is most compelling..."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.201) - "...Osmo Vanska leads a slow version of Symphony 2, at 44:44 almost ideally paced....The orchestra sounds rich, warm, and full-blooded....[Vanska's] phrasing is richly varied and expressive, and his grasp of large-scale architecture is most compelling..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Finland 
2.
Symphony no 3 in C major, Op. 52 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; Finland 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43: I. Allegretto
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43: II. Tempo Andante, ma rubato
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43: III. Vivacissimo - attacca -
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43: IV. Finale: Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 52: I. Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 52: II. Andantino co moto, quasi allegretto
Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 52: III. Moderato: Allegro (ma non tanto)

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