Sibelius One Magazine

Sibelius One publishes a full-colour magazine twice a year, with a wide range of articles and contributions from eminent authors and scholars. Each issue also contains a listing of major new CD releases. To receive your magazine, make sure you select the ‘printed copies’ option when joining Sibelius One (just £5 for two issues).

If you would like to add the magazine to your existing subscription, or to purchase individual copies (£5 each plus postage – also available to non-members) please contact

andrewbarnett@fireflyuk.net

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July 2019
  • Entering the Silence
    John Greening discusses the composition of his poem ‘The Silence’
  • The Language of the Birds
    In the first ever major article about the piece, Eija Kurki discusses the background,
    origins and history of the Wedding March Sibelius composed for Adolf Paul’s play.
  • View from the Podium
    Conductor Tom Hammond writes about his enduring love for the music of Sibelius
  • Fragmentation and Sibelius Peter Frankland

 


Previous issues:
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January 2015
  • Music in my Life  Presenting John Davis, President of Sibelius One
  • Sibelius Festival 2014 – indecipherable parts, long hours and 100% worth it  Eva Ryan
  • Sibelius and Astronomy: Cosmic Connections  Douglas Whittet
  • Sibelius and the Provincial Orchestras in Finland  Fabian Dahlström
  • Hans Rosbaud  Peter Frankland

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July 2015
  • Sibelius One in concert at the Finnish Ambassador’s Residence, London
  • Sibelius in Australasia Geoffrey Hayes
  • A Quartet for the Twenty-first Century The Flinders Quartet is introducing audiences in Australia and beyond to Sibelius’s music for string quartet
  • Jussi Jalas: Memories of Sibelius A lecture offering a touching personal insight into
    Sibelius’s character
  • ‘This music crept by me’: Sibelius’s incidental music Leah Broad
  • Why do you like Sibelius? Opinions from around the world

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January 2016
  • ‘Many congratulate me on getting to play on a Stainer’ – ­Sibelius’s Violin  Andrew Barnett
  • The Eleventh Inter­natio­nal Jean Sibelius Violin Competition  Leon Chia 
  • ‘Playing to him was so natural that I didn’t really realize that it could have been con­sidered as something very special.’  An Interview with Satu Jalas
  • ‘How could anyone play that and not want to discover more?’  Five violinists discuss Sibelius’s music for their instrument 
  • Burmester, Nováček and Sibelius’s Violin Concerto  Timo Virtanen
  • The Sixth International Jean Sibelius Conference  Hilary Finch
  • The Sixth Sibelius Lecture  An extract from the novel ‘The Seven Symphonies: A Finnish Murder Mystery’ by Simon Boswell 
  • Widespread they stand…  Peter Frankland discusses ‘Tapiola’ 

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July 2016
  • The Sibelius Museum in Turku
  • Jean Sibelius: Works for kantele   Suvi & Folke Gräsbeck
  • Sibelius and Shakespeare: ‘Geniuses who have found each other’   Andrew Barnett
  • Time for a Reappraisal? The curious case of Sibelius’s piano music   Joseph Tong


January 2017
  • Jean Sibelius and Finnish Culture –
    the changing significance of Finlandia  Hannu Salmi
  • Greetings from Hämeenlinna  Erkki Korhonen
  • Kullervo goes to Minnesota  Robert Suff 
  • Setting the Record Straight  About Ian Maxwell’s Sibelius discography
  • Playing Sibelius under Paavo Berglund
    (and a few other conductors)  Philip Borg-Wheeler
  • Maestro Sibelius Peter Frankland


July 2017
  • My name is Sibelius, Jean Sibelius  David Revilla Velasco
  • Aspects of Leopold Stokowski in Philadelphia  John Davis
  • ‘Now I’m off to the Kämp again’: Celebrating 130 years of Sibelius’s favourite watering hole  Andrew Barnett
  • Reputation and Art: Sibelius during the Great War Period  Guy Rickards 
  • Northern Exposure: The Symphonies of Sibelius (Part One)  Leon Chia


January 2018 
  • Sibelius’s music for ‘Everyman’  Eija Kurki
  • Sibelius and Busoni  Ernest Pauwels
  • The Spell of Italy  John Grimshaw
  • Jean Sibelius. Un Finlandais en France  Peter Frankland 
  • And the Sounds are Godlike: The Symphonies of Sibelius (Part Two)  Leon Chia


July 2018
  • Hommage à Sibelius – a survey of works dedicated to
    Finland’s national composer  Doug Whittet & Rob Ebbers
  • Sibelius’s Lost Villa  Federico Ermirio
  • Pelléas et Mélisande  Eija Kurki
  • Sibelius: The Symphonic Line (Part One)  Peter Frankland


January 2019
  • Under the Fir-Trees: Sibelius’s honeymoon home is restored
  • Sibelius’s last symphonic thoughts re-processed: New orchestral arrangements by Luukas Hiltunen of the Intrada and Surusoitto
  • Breitkopf & Härtel 300: Sibelius’s publisher celebrates its 300th anniversary
  • Exoticism, snake dances, violin playing and ghosts: Eija Kurki discusses Sibelius’s music for the plays ‘Belshazzar’s Feast’ and ‘The Lizard’
  • Sibelius: The Symphonic Line (Part Two) Peter Frankland

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