In the Footsteps of Sibelius
Pictured below are ten locations associated with Jean Sibelius. Do you recognize them?
Sibelius conducted concerts here. But which of the following is it?
a) The Fire Brigade Hall in Turku
b) The Town Hall in Vaasa
c) The Seurahuone in Oulu
Sibelius lived for a while in this house. Where is it?
Sibelius enjoyed going to the sauna. Where is this one?
a) Sibelius’s birth house in Hämeenlinna
c) Hotel Kämp in Helsinki
This house in England has Sibelian associations. Where is it?
a) Rosa Newmarch’s home, 52 Campden Hill Square, London
b) 15 Gloucester Walk, Holland Park, London, where Sibelius worked on Voces intimae
c) 15 Gordon Place, Kensington, London, where Sibelius worked on Voces intimae
Here is another building where Sibelius conducted. Which one?
a) Helsinki University (Great Hall)
b) The Old Academy Hall, Turku
c) The Town Hall in Tampere
Sibelius spent happy times at this house. Where?
a) His grandmother’s home in Lovisa
b) Hafträsk in the Turku archipelago, summer 1886
c) Tottesund, where he married Aino Järnefelt, 1892
Sibelius and his old friend Wilhelm Stenhammar are seen in this photo. In which city?
Sibelius visited this European coastal location. Where is it?
Sibelius stayed at this hotel while visiting England in 1921. Which of the following is it?
a) Bonnington Hotel, London
b) Queens Hotel, Birmingham
c) Grand Hotel, Birmingham
Sibelius was inspired by the landscape here. Where is it?
a) Vaania, north of Lahti
b) near Hämeenlinna
c) Koli Mountain
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