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14 November 2017Sibelius and the Birth of Finland
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Sibelius and the Birth of Finland Dr Rosamund Bartlett Tuesday 14 November 2017

 

Above: the Sibelius monument in Helsinki.

At  the Public Hall, West Street, Liskeard, PL14 6BW. Meet at 7pm for coffee/tea/wine and conversation. The talk starts at 7.30pm and ends at about 9pm.

Russia expert Rosamund Bartlett tells how Sibelius played a crucial role in the successful struggle of Finland, his beloved homeland, to become independent of Russia in 1917, a cause which produced some of his most enduring and thrilling music.