The Hallé 16th February 2018Sheffield City Hall
16 Feb 2018
Jonathon Heyward conductor
Laurence Rogers horn
GRIEG Peer Gynt: Selection
R. STRAUSS Horn Concerto No.1
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2
Grieg’s Peer Gynt includes a glorious depiction of dawn, the thrilling Hall of the Mountain King and much more. No wonder it remains so popular! Laurence Rogers is soloist in Richard Strauss’s youthful First Horn Concerto, firmly established, along with those of Mozart, as one of the best and most loved concertos for the instrument.
First performed in 1902, Sibelius’s Second Symphony immediately became an emblem for Finnish people in their battles against Russian oppression. Sibelius hadn’t intended such a purpose, but a sense of heroic struggle still lies at its core.
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