Hahn Plays Sibelius Violin Concerto

May 16

8:00 PM

Rautavaara, Sibelius, Rachmaninov

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Mikko Franck makes a welcome return to conduct composers of his native Finland, including Sibelius’ spirited Violin Concerto with Hilary Hahn, “the epitome of violinist perfection” (Nürnberger Nachrichten), plus Rachmaninov’s strikingly beautiful Second Symphony.


Rautavaara A Requiem in Our Time
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2



Preconcert conversation with Johann Buis
30 minute run-time

Thursday, May 16, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
Friday, May 17, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
Saturday, May 18, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
Tuesday, May 21, 6:15-6:45 Grainger Ballroom

Additional Dates for this Program


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These violin concerto performances have been enabled by the Paul Ricker Judy Fund.

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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.