St. Andrew Philharmonic Orchestra
Ian Lum Cello
Daniel Joseph Conductor
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) – The Swan of Tuonela (from Lemminkäinen Suite), Op.22
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) – Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33
Jean Sibelius – Symphony no.2 in D major, Op.43
Our concert opens with a haunting depiction of the Nordic Underworld in Sibelius’ Swan of Tuonela, before the spectacular cello soloist Ian Lum takes the stage in a heartfelt and exciting account of the Rococo Variations by Tchaikovsky. Finally we invite you to join us on our journey as the first RCS-based intercollegiate Symphony Orchestra, led by Daniel Joseph, as we end with the setting sun of Sibelius’ mighty Second Symphony.