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Swedish orchestra transforms homophobic hate mail into music

After receiving hate mail over a concert that included music by LGBT composers, a Swedish orchestra decided to turn the message into music

After receiving hate mail over a concert that included music by LGBT composers, a Swedish orchestra decided to turn the message into music

An anonymous letter to the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra reportedly said that the performance made the sender “want to vomit” and cancel his or her membership at the concert hall.

After a suggestion by tenor Rickard Söderberg, the words were transformed into an opera libretto.

Images: Frankie Fouganthin

Rickard Söderberg suggested turning homophobic hate mail into music

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