World-renowned pianist Steven Osborne joins the BSO to perform Shostakovich’s wistful concerto, with its famous soulful adagio – an unrestrained delight from start to finish.
When first performed, Sibelius’ dramatic and austere First Symphony unveiled the previously unheard character of Nordic music, sounding both ‘old’ and ‘new’ at the same time.
Mahler (orch. Matthews) Nicht zu schnell
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No.2
Sibelius Symphony No.1
Mark Wigglesworth conductor, Steven Osborne piano