The Sibelius Connection
LAURI PORRA: Entropia: Concerto for Electric Bass Guitar and Orchestra (U.S. Premiere)
JEAN SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1 in E Minor
Conductor: Yaniv Dinur website
Guest Artist: Lauri Porra, Electric Bass Guitar website
Not to be missed! Masterful bass guitarist Lauri Porra is the great-grandson of the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. In this concert, Porra will dazzle in the U.S. premiere of his own Concerto for Electric Bass and Orchestra, combining rock and classical music. The New Bedford Symphony will follow with the First Symphony of Jean Sibelius, written when he was just 33 years old, exploring the endless possibilities of the orchestra with fresh and youthful excitement.