|Finnish Composer Bursts Her Own Myths|
|By Allan Kozinn
The New York Times
November 25, 2009
"One of the perils of conducting a public interview with a composer is that you are likely to have your deeply held beliefs about your interviewee’s work shrugged off. That happened to the composer George E. Lewis during his interview with Kaija Saariaho during a Composer Portraits concert at the Miller Theater on Sunday evening. Mr. Lewis observed that some of Ms. Saariaho’s music struck him as a kind of synesthesia: that the sound of her music seemed almost to invoke pictures..."
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