Hot young conductor finds role as male model

He’s the leader of the new Finnish pack, a dazzling baton with schoolboy looks and a host of international engagements. We’re not sure this latest gig does much for the career of  Santtu-Matias Rovali, 29.

He has lent himself to a fashion photoshoot at the Sibelius shrine of Ainola, apparently simluating the composer’s daily life. Full story in the Helsingin Sanomat.

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Just lounging around, as composers do.

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Mucking around at the piano.

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And so to bed.

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  • Oh dear, oh dear. Embarrassingly staged, both of them as awkward as hell in front of a camera. Top job within the year.

  • I hope his conducting is superior to these terrible, frightful fashion statements.
    And why has he taken a cane to bed?
    Sibelius’ memory is ill-served here for sure!

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