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In addition to conducting the leading Finnish orchestras, Hannu Lintu has made guest appearances with the Radio Orchestras of Berlin, Paris, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Amsterdam and Madrid, with a number of orchestras in North and South America (such as the Toronto, Houston, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh and St Louis Symphony Orchestras, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl), in Asia (Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur) and Australia (the Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras among others).
Hannu Lintu studied the piano and cello first at the Turku Conservatory in his native Finland and later at the Sibelius Academy. In 1992 he also entered the Sibelius Academy’s conducting class taught by Jorma Panula, Eri Klas and Ilja Musin. He has further been tutored by, among others, Myung Whun Chung at the Music Academy Siena. Winner of the Nordic Conducting Competition in Bergen in 1994, he graduated from the Sibelius Academy in spring 1996.