Music and Masons

The Finnish composer Jean Sibelius was a Freemason. He was a member of Soumi Lodge, No.1 in Helsinki, Finland. Here is a link to an article about Jean Sibelius and the Music for the Masonic Lodge.

Here are links to some more articles of Jean Sibelius and Freemasonry:

As part of our Music and Masons series, here are some videos of various performances of Jean Sibelius’ music.

Finlandia Opus 6

This is Sibelius’ Violin Concerto in D minor. Maxim Vengerov, violin. Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim

Sibelius Symphony No.1 – performed by the Vienna Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Bernstein

Sibelius Symphony No.2 – performed by the Vienna Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Bernstein

Sibelius Symphony No.4 – performed by the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

Sibelius Symphony No.4 – performed by the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Esa Pekka Salonen

Sibelius Symphony No.5 – performed by the Vienna Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Bernstein

Sibelius Symphony No.6 – performed by the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Esa Pekka Salonen

Sibelius Symphony No.7 – performed by the Vienna Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Bernstein

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