Guest maestro Hannu Lintu conducts Stravinsky's one-act ballet, "The Fairy's Kiss" — the composer's balletic homage to Tchaikovsky — and Sibelius' most treasured Second Symphony. Dynamic Finnish violinist Elina Vähälä makes an exciting return to Detroit following her captivating 2013 debut (Corigliano's "The Red Violin").
ConcerTalk 10/29 at 7 PM & 10/30 at 2 PM: Get the most out of each Classical concert with informal presentations in Orchestra Hall one hour before the performance begins. Enjoy special guests, lectures, or performances that illuminate the program and provide a behind-the-scenes look at the art of making music! In this iteration, Charles Greenwell with composer Jaakko Kuusisto will speak about the program.