Aug. 27, 2018
I first met Jennifer Downing Olsson back in the early 2000s. She was playing in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago at the time, and we also ended up playing in the Spoleto USA Festival in Charleston, South Carolina.
It has been great watching her career unfold. Jennifer moved to Sweden several year ago to play in the Gothenburg Symphony, and she recently took a new position with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. She also returns to Chicago each summer to play in the Grant Park Symphony.
Jennifer and I got together in person after a Grant Park Symphony concerto to talk about her path through the music world, similarities and differences between Sweden and the United States, studying at Indiana University, and music more!
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