GSCC Member Event

Hidden Gems
Sibelius: Preludio & Snöfrid; Nielsen: Søvnen & Symphony No. 2 "The Four Temperaments"

Event Type: Concert
Ticket Prices: $10-$25 student and senior discounts
Event Dates:
Saturday, November 14, 2015Nov 14, 2015, 7:30pm at First Free Methodist Church, Seattle, WA


Four rarely performed works celebrates the 150th birthdays of Scandinavian composers Sibelius and Nielsen. The North American premiere of Sibelius’ Preludio took place in Seattle in 1991; his evocative melodrama Snöfrid tells of a young man’s encounter with a magical female being. Nielsen’s Sleep begins and ends blissfully but its central section conjures up horrific nightmares, while his Symphony No. 2, inspired by a painting he encountered in a pub, illustrates humanity's four temperaments:.

Harmonia Orchestra and Chorus
Harmonia Orchestra and Chorus