Saturday, July 12, 2008

Hanna Lintu scores in Chicago with obscure program

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.

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