13 Days When Music Changed Forever - Program 10:<br>December 26, 1926: Premiere of "Tapiola"

The premiere of “Tapiola,” the tone poem by Sibelius, his last major work before 30 years of silence, during which the world waited for an 8th symphony that never came. Sibelius in his time was seen a nationalist along the lines of Grieg, but we now hear his music as radical and astonishingly prescient.

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