Minnesota Orchestra Taps Finnish Conductor Osmo Vänskä
Current music director Eiji Oue will end his term at the close of this season
The Minnesota Orchestra has named its next music director: Finnish conductor Osmo Vänskä will begin a four-year tenure beginning in 2003. Current music director Eiji Oue will end his term at the close of this season. Before Vänskä steps in, a succession of guest conductors will lead the orchestra for a year-long centennial celebration.