Minnesota Orchestra

Osmo Vanska conducts the Minnesota Orchestra in Havana, Cuba.Nate Ryan / APM

January 17, 2022

Finnish flags are waving in orchestra hall to honor Music Director Osmo Vanska, who conducts a flute concerto by Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

COLEMAN: Umoja, Anthem of Unity for Orchestra

SAARIAHO: Aile du songe

Hour 2

PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet Suite

SIBELIUS: En saga (Bis 800)


Gary M. of Carmichael, CA, won this week's Encore Contest by correctly identifying Satie's Gymnopedie No. 1.