• Kaija Saariaho Introduces Her 2011-2012 Carnegie Hall Residency

    Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho—Carnegie Hall's 2011-2012 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair—stands apart from her contemporaries with her sensual, expansive soundscapes.

    Here, Saariaho provides a brief overview of the series that spans the range of her career and reveals the color and variety of her orchestral and vocal music, while also introducing New York City audiences to works by composers whom she admires.


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