Night Ride and Sunrise

Jean Sibelius

Night Ride and Sunrise

Op. 55

About this work...

Öinen ratsastus ja auringonnousu is the original Finnish title for the work known as Night-Ride and Sunrise, the Op. 55 orchestral tone poem composed by Jean Sibelius in 1908. As the music itself (a depiction of a wild nocturnal ride through a haunted forest, with an ensuing cathartic sunrise as a new day dawns) seems ... read more