Jean Sibelius: Symphony No2 in D Major, Finlandia, and Karelia Suite (live)

This CD (not for the first time, we’d guess) draws together the best-known tunes of Finnish composer Sibelius. It opens with Finlandia, composed as a protest against increasing censorship from the Russian Empire, then in control of Finland. The number of great pieces of music written about Press freedom must number in the low digits, […]