The picture that lit up Minnesota

The picture that lit up Minnesota


norman lebrecht

February 08, 2014

vanska skrowacewski

This is Osmo Vänskä back in town on Friday, dropping in to rehearsal with former music director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, who is conducting the locked-out orchestra’s relaunch concerts this weekend. On the left is Principal cellist Tony Ross.

The picture has been sent to us from the musicians’ facebook page.




  • Daniel Farber says:

    What a great, truly meaningful and moving photo: a collectors item of sorts.

  • I hope this portends a return of Maestro Vanska as music director and chief conductor.

  • David Boxwell says:

    The ghost of Dmitri Mitropoulos is smiling down.

  • david says:

    heartwarming stuff…….two truly great musicians ( oops sorry Tony, no three! the musical world is crossing its fingers….