Discovering Sibelius was eye-opening for Béla Fleck, who used the notation software for his concerto for banjo and orchestra.
Esa-Pekka Salonen is one of the world’s most celebrated conductors, with long and successful associations with the Philharmonia Orchestra in London – where he is presently Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor – and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He is also a celebrated composer, and recently his 2009 Violin Concerto has been selected as the winner […]
Béla Fleck, world-renowned banjo player, Grammy winner and composer, is using Sibelius software to create his Concerto For Banjo, a work commissioned by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra (also a 2011 Grammy winner!). The piece will premiere this September in Nashville with acclaimed conductor Giancarlo Guerrero, and will later be featured with several major orchestras as […]
Sibelius user Wheat Williams got in touch with me to tell me about an interesting and worthwhile project that he worked on through last Autumn, producing a new edition of Bach’s Triple Harpsichord Concerto in C (BWV 1064) for the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra to perform. Working from a blurry PDF of a late 19th century […]