Dalia Stasevska

Finnish conductor
Dalia Stasevska is a Finnish conductor. She is currently the principal guest conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and chief conductor of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra.Wikipedia
BornDecember 30, 1984
HometownKyiv, Ukraine
SpouseLauri Porra
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A majestic Verdi’s Requiem in suitably majestic surroundings, plus the best of October’s classical concerts

  • Verdi’s Requiem has long since shed its subtitle “for the anniversary of the death of Alessandro Manzoni”, and with that we have lost our understanding of how an atheist could have composed a religious masterpiece. The most successful Italian novelist of his day, Manzoni was a symbol of national pride. In commemorating him, Verdi emerged with renewed vigour from a period of creative silence. When he issued his pleas to “hear my prayer” and “free me from eternal death”, he may not have been addre