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Composer: Salonen, Esa-Pekka (b. 1958)

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Year of birth1958
NationalityFinland
PeriodContemporary
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RotterdamShostakovich 11

Salonen, Shostakovich
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; Dima Slobodeniouk; Nicolas Alstaedt

MadridSinfónico 10: Coger aire

Sinfónico 10: Coger aire
Salonen, Bruckner
Orquesta Nacional de España; Christoph Eschenbach; Leila Josefowicz

LondonSalonen and Bartók Concertos

© Benjamin Suomela
Sibelius, Salonen, Bartók
Philharmonia Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen; Truls Mørk

HoustonEschenbach and Josefowicz

Salonen, Bruckner
Houston Symphony; Christoph Eschenbach; Leila Josefowicz

PragueSalonen, Prokofiev

Salonen, Prokofiev
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Ben Gernon; Truls Mørk
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Baltic Sea Festival celebrates a cherished conductor

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra © Arne Hyckenberg
Esa-Pekka Salonen brings the Baltic Sea Festival to an end in an eclectic, risk-taking programme of music by Biber, Beethoven and himself.
*****
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Songs of Sunset and Dawn intonxicates at the Baltic Sea Festival

Giedrė Šlekytė © Mattias Ahlm | Sveriges Radio
The Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra present two works at the Berwaldhallen that both look to the past and future.
***11
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Alessandra Ferri returns in Royal Ballet triple bill

Alessandra Ferri and Federico Bonelli in Marguerite and Armand © ROH | Tristam Kenton
A random assortment of disassociated ballets performed with variable success - from the sublime to the nondescript. 
***11
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Salonen revives Wing On Wing... and it flies!

Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
Salonen's tribute to Gehry, Yasuhisa Toyota and Deborah Borda seems to come more from his brilliant visual palette than his emotional heart. 
****1
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A rousing reunion for Esa-Pekka Salonen and the LA Phil

Esa-Pekka Salonen © Benjamin Suomela
Esa-Pekka Salonen's return to Walt Disney concert hall highlighted his gifts as composer and conductor alike and underscored how an orchestra can sound genuinely 21st century.
*****
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