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Sibelius 150

In 1988, the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra embarked on its second tour to Japan, only six years after its previous, longer tour. It gave concerts in Tokyo, Matsumoto and several other cities. One of the conductors on the tour was Paavo Berglund, of works that included Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, Finlandia and Symphony No. 2.

Text: Salla Viitanen

ENJOY A CONCERT IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR VERY OWN ARMCHAIR 

You can now watch and listen to HPO concerts in the comfort of your very own armchair, streamed online.
The pre-concert talk (in Finnish) will help to put you in the mood. During the interval you can also meet more interesting people and hear what goes on behind the scenes.