Watch: Valse triste just got six degrees saddermain
Charles de Ramus of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra has arranged Sibelius’s trademark encore for six double-basses (and three obligatory handkerchiefs).
You see it here first. Prepare to shed them now….
Sibelius conducted the Gothenburg Symphony in the Valse triste on 6th February 1911.
The orch will perform all seven symphonies on December 2-4 with principal guest conductor Kent Nagano.