Review: Kullervo, Minnesota Orchestra — Song of the Lark

The Minnesota Orchestra performed Jean Sibelius’s Kullervo last weekend, and I still haven’t recovered. Music is always difficult to describe, but this piece verges on impossible. It’s long, for one. Its scope rivals a DeMille-directed Biblical epic. It is a glimpse into the very heart of terror and savagery and ice. It enshrines the ghost of a […]

via Review: Kullervo, Minnesota Orchestra — Song of the Lark

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