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Composer: Svendsen, Johan (1840-1911)

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Year of birth1840
Year of death1911
NationalityNorway
PeriodRomantic
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Leif Ove Andsnes and Friends at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Nikolai Astrup,Midsummer Eve Bonfire, SBF DNB/The Astrup Collection/KODE Art Museums of Bergen. © Stuart Leech
A concert of music celebrating the folk traditions of Norway to accompanied a major exhibition of the work of Norwegian artist Nikolai Astrup at Dulwich Picture Gallery
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Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow Radio play Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony

The evening’s music started with a piece I hadn’t heard before: Johan Svendsen’s Carnival in Paris, Episode for Orchestra Op.9.
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Musik auch für Faschingsmuffel

Evelyn Glennie © James Wilson
Vielfältig und beschwingt gestaltete das recreation – großes Orchester Graz einen Abend ganz im Zeichen des närrischen Treibens zum Höhepunkt der Faschingszeit.
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