Sibelius: Complete Symphonies
A sonic spectacular from the Vanguard catalog returns at a super-value price
Coming off the great success of its Mahler Symphonies box set by Maurice Abravanel and the Utah Symphony, Musical Concepts presents the complete symphonies of Jean Sibelius. Forming the core of his compositions, Sibelius’s symphonies span the length of his celebrated career as one of the greatest composers and conductors of the first half of the twentieth century. Each symphony a unique exploration of musical form, Abravanel and the Utah Symphony demonstrate their mastery of the composer’s idiom and the range necessary to deliver superb performances of the seven works.