Jean Sibelius

The elusive Dane is at last emerging from the shadow of his Finnish contemporary, Sibelius

The global impact of World War I changed the arts forever. Its effects are still felt a century later

Now Sakari Oramo is cheif conductor at the BBC Symphony Orchestra, many fear a Scandinavian supremacy in British music.

Was Jean Sibelius’s newly discovered Eighth Symphony destroyed in one of the composer’s notorious drunken rages?

The new Finlandia Hall in Helsinki has been transformed by a Japanese mystic with an ear for acoustics