Interview: Justin Brown on Sibelius and conducting the ASO
This weekend, the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks series features two works by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. And while he’s certainly known in today’s orchestral world, in his home country of Finland, Sibelius remains beloved.
Music Director Laureate Justin Brown talked with WBHM’s Michael Krall about the concert, as well as his new role with the ASO. Brown says that right from the start, Sibelius made a mark on the Finnish nation….