Just in: Finns fire ‘inappropriate’ conductor

Just in: Finns fire ‘inappropriate’ conductor

The broadcaster YLE reports that Finnish National Opera has terminated its contract with the conductor Jonas Rannila, following claims of ‘inappropriate’ behaviour towards youg men. He denies the claims.

Rannila, 35, has also been suspended from the Helsinki Philharmonic Choir and other organisations.

Full story here (in Finnish).

He has posted this statement: I express my deep apologies to anyone who has been offended by my behaviour. This was not my intention. I also express my apologies to my colleagues, partners and employers for the inconvenience caused. I hope my privacy is respected and I can deal with things in peace. I have understood the problematic features of my behavior and I will act differently in the future.
I thank my loved ones for their support. I won’t comment on the matter any further.

The post Just in: Finns fire ‘inappropriate’ conductor appeared first on Slippedisc.