For decades, Kaija Saariaho has been one of the greats of her craft, and since the turn of the millennium, her work has found resonance worldwide. In 2022 she turns 70. View our new celebratory guide to her key works.
Innocence — a vast drama for soloists, choir and orchestra— is a contemporary tragedy made radiant through its powerful music and the intermingling of words from different languages. One of six operas by Kaija Saariaho to explore.