Jean Sibelius, original name Johan Julius Christian Sibelius
(born Dec. 8, 1865, Hämeenlinna, Finland.—died Sept. 20, 1957, Järvenpää), Finnish composer, the most noted symphonic composer of Scandinavia.
May 30, 2015 - JOIN US!
An Evening with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO)
and Scandinavian American Foundation of Georgia (SAFG)
Enjoy an exclusive pre-concert lecture on
Sibelius and his featured piece The Bard,
hosted by Ken Meltzer and The Scandinavian
American Foundation of Georgia (SAFG),
followed by a performance by your Atlanta
Pre-concert Lecture & Cocktails (cash bar)
Saturday, May 30 at 7:30pm
Lecture starts at 6:30pm
Atlanta Symphony Hall
$35 Main Orchestra Seats
Sibelius: The Bard
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Robert Spano, Music Director
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
It took 1,000 stories told over 1,001 nights to save the
life of Scheherazade. In just two hours, Music Director
Robert Spano and the Orchestra will take you on a
similar journey, spinning amazing musical stories with
Rimsky-Korsakov’s magical symphonic suite
Scheherazade; enchanting you with Sibelius’ The Bard;
and dazzling you with pianist Yefim Bronfman’s
performance of Beethoven’s stately Fourth Piano
To purchase and RSVP for pre-concert lecture:
Contact ASO Group and Corporate Sales at (404)
733-4848 or email@example.com.
Offer not valid at box office. Some restrictions may apply.
Office hours M-F, 9-5. Please purchase/RSVP no later
than Wednesday, May 25 at 12:00pm.
"With the exchange of culture comes an
understanding of others - even new perspectives on
Scandinavian American Foundation of Georgia (SAFG)
is a non-profit organization dedicated to the exchange of
educational, cultural and amateur athletic endeavors
between the countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland,
Norway, Sweden and the State of Georgia.
Since its founding in 1983, the SAFG has acquainted
Georgians with Scandinavian cultural expressions, such
as art, crafts, film, music, literature, as well as culinary
arts and amateur athletics. Art exhibits and musical
performers from Georgia have also been co-sponsored
We invite you to visit Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway,
Sweden, and Georgia, and participate in our Cultural
Exchange Program and Educational Events.