Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Finlandia

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Composer Jean Sibelius Photo: Santeri Levas, via Flickr Commons

In 1899, Finnish composer Jean Sibelius began work on a tone poem that has become Finland's unofficial second national anthem. On today's edition of Performance Today, we'll hear Osmo Vanska conduct the Minnesota Orchestra in a live performance of Finlandia, by Jean Sibelius.