Hanna Lintu, the Finnish conductor who has done very well as a guest director of the Oregon Symphony, recently conducted a challenging program at the Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago. Lintu teamed up with the Grant Park Chorus to perform two rare works: Jean Sibelius' "The Captive Queen" (in Finnish) and Karol Szymanowski's "Stabat Mater" (in Polish). Here are the reviews:
in the Chicago Tribune
in the Chicago Sun-Times.