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Saturday To-Do: ASO's Masterworks 5: 'Sibelius' Nordic Splendor'

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Grammy-nominated guest violinist Philippe Quint

MASTERWORKS 5: “SIBELIUS' NORDIC SPLENDOR.”
8 p.m., Robinson Center Music Hall, $35-$58.

Led by guest conductor Andre Raphael Smith and featuring Grammy nominee Phillipe Quint, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra takes to Robinson for the fifth of its ongoing Stella Boyle Smith Masterworks series. The orchestra will perform Beethoven's overture to “King Stephan,” Brahms' “Symphony No. 1” and Sibelius' “Violin Concerto.” For a hint of what's to come, YouTube the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra's 1966 performance of the Sibelius piece. The ASO reprises the concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Same place and price.

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