This year sees the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence and the orchestra are proud and honoured to be appointed as official partners by the Finnish Government in their anniversary celebrations. To honour this event the orchestra has chosen to perform an all Sibelius programme. The conductor, Italian Marco Bellasi and soloist from the Netherlands Olivia Doflein (formerly Scheepers), reflect the international emphasis of this event. We will hear Finlandia, The Violin Concerto and Symphony Number Five.
Chester Philharmonic Orchestra presents Finland 100