Saturday, May 23, 2020, 7:30pm

The Finnish


Yaniv Dinur, Music Director

The Finnish Line

In light of the health and safety restrictions imposed on public gatherings in response to the coronavirus outbreak, this concert has been canceled. If you have tickets for our May 23 concert, you have three options: donation, exchange, or refund. You may donate them as a tax-deductible contribution to the NBSO, exchange them for a future concert, or request a refund by emailing or calling the NBSO office at (508) 999-6276 and leaving a message. (We are currently working remotely but are checking voice mail and will return your call as soon as possible.)


Lotta Wennakoski: Hava

Kalevi Aho: “Sieidi” Percussion Concerto

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

Yaniv Dinur, Conductor
Cynthia Yeh, Percussion

Chicago Symphony’s principal percussionist, Cynthia Yeh, demonstrates her astonishing mastery in Kalevi Aho’s Percussion Concerto. The orchestra opens this all-Finnish concert with Lotta Wennakoski’s intangible music and closes with Sibelius’s majestic Fifth Symphony in what is bound to be an unforgettable season finale.

Program Notes

Join Music Director Yaniv Dinur in the theater at 6:30pm for a free pre-concert talk.

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