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Miraculous Mandarin, Bela Bartok

Salonen Conducts Sibelius

8:00 PM
Clyne, Bartók, Sibelius
Saturday, April 5, 2014

Frequent guest conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen returns to lead the CSO in a gorgeous masterpiece from his native Finland, Sibelius’ Four Legends from the Kalevala. This epic lyrical drama includes the profoundly haunting Swan of Tuonela with its unforgettable English horn solo. Critically acclaimed CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence Anna Clyne’s <<rewind<< and Bartók’s lurid The Miraculous Mandarin provide an expressive and compelling opening to this program.


  • Clyne <<rewind<<
  • Bartók Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin
  • Sibelius Four Legends from the Kalevala

Additional Dates for this Performance


Preconcert Conversation Information

Preconcert conversations with Mead Composer-in-Residence Anna Clyne.

30 minute run-time.
Thurs., April 3, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Sat., April 5, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Tues., April 8, 6:30 p.m. Grainger Ballroom


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