Osmo Vanska was to have been on the podium Oct. 18 with the opening of the Minnesota Orchestra season. That weekend has been canceled, of course, so Vanska was available for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's program that same weekend.

 Vanska, who has guest conducted twice with Chicago, replaces Bernard Haitink, who has a long association with the CSO.

Here's the story from "Chicago on the Aisle," a Chicago source.