musicmakers: Kaija Saariaho, composer

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Kaija Saariaho

James Jolly — Host

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On this week's musicmakers one of the leading composers of our day, the great Kaija Saariaho talks to Gramophone editor-in-chief James Jolly about her past and her process, her professional development alongside other legends of composition, the value and extraordinary power of music during difficult times, the evolution and future of classical music, and more…

Presented with the generous support of Madame Aline Foriel-Destezet.

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