Anna Thorvaldsdottir

Hannu Lintu
Veikko Kahkonen

Saturday, October 17, 2020
8:00 PM

Hannu Lintu leads the BSO in Anna Thorvaldsdottir's Metacosmos and Sibelius's Symphony No. 2, and Seong-Jin Cho is the soloist in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2.

Two woman composers, Hildur Guðnadóttir who is on the left, and Anna Þorvaldsdóttir, both gaze stoicly ahead
Guðnadóttir: Antje Taiga Jandrig and Rune Kongsro / Þorvaldsdóttir: Saga Sigurdardottir

The tiny island nation of Iceland has a population smaller than the city of Boston, and yet has an outsized impact on the world of contemporary composition, as is evidenced by the two phenomenal composers who call Iceland home.