SAD NEWS | Finnish Conductor & Educator Ulf Söderblom Has Died

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Ulf Soderblom Conductor Finnish Died Obituary Cover

Acclaimed Finnish conductor Ulf Söderblom has passed away – aged 85.

He served as Principal Conductor with the Finnish National Opera from 1973 until 1993 – and held long-term Professorships at the Sibelius Academy and the Abo Akademi University.

He conducted the world premiere of a number of important Finnish works – including Joonas Kokkonen‘s ‘The Last Temptations’ and Aulis Sallinen‘s ‘Kullervo’.

Our condolences are with his family, friends, colleagues and students.

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