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Mozart's Attic Thursday June 21st at 10:00 p.m.

Jean Sibelius
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Jean Sibelius

This week on Mozart’s Attic we continue our look at the music of Jean Sibelius and its role in forging a Finnish national identity in the face of Russian Empire domination.
 
The symphony No. 2 quickly became known as the Symphony of Independence at home, and it presented an insight into music from an entirely unexpected source to the outside world.

Originally from central Massachusetts, Jay has called the Space Coast home for more than 30 years. He began his association with WFIT in the late '90s as a dumpster diver for office furniture in response to a broadcast plea for a new chair from a frustrated disc jockey. (WFIT has come a long way since.)