Sibafest: Secrets of the military bands disbanded in 1918
In this concert, the Academy Brass, wind band conducting students of the Sibelius Academy and Taavi Oramo, vocals, perform gems from the archives of Finnish military bands that were disbanded in 1918. The greatest hits of the Reds and the Whites meet in this mishmash of material from military bands that were hugely popular in their day. Military bands were important vehicles for importing foreign musical influences to Finland in the 19th century, and their outdoor concerts, most famously those on Esplanadi in Helsinki, featured everything from Beethoven’s Egmont Overture to contemporary marches. As for the bands of the Reds...
Wind Band Conducting's Brass Septet , cond. wind band conducting students of the Sibelius Academy
Taavi Oramo, vocals
Petri Komulainen, director