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Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor op.47, Karelia Suite op.11, Finlandia op.26, Valse triste op.44 no.1, Andante festivo, Valse lyrique op.96a, The Swan of Tuonela op.22 no.2

A mature reading from a young British violinist

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
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Musicians
Jennifer Pike (violin) Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Andrew Davis
Composer
Sibelius
Catalogue number
Chandos CHSA 5134 (hybrid SACD)
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