Among other bizarre situations, the Finnish soprano was unable to get back from London to her American home. But Finnair took her to her homeland, where she is holed up in Turku in her ex-husband’s hut.
How does she fill her day?
I do something exercise for an hour a day; treadmill or exercise bike. I talk to friends on the phone. Evening sauna. I drink vodka martinis. I started cooking a bit yesterday. I haven’t done anything related to music other than listening.
The violinist Pekka Kuusisto has been suffering from coronavirus disease at home for ten days. He says the symptoms are tolerable, ‘despite slightly lowered energy levels.’