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

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Year of birth1958
NationalityFinland
PeriodContemporary
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LondonBritten Sinfonia: Easter Voices

Britten Sinfonia: Easter Voices
Mozart, Stravinsky, Salonen
Ben Goldscheider; Eamonn Dougan; Britten Sinfonia Voices

LondonLos Angeles Philharmonic/Dudamel

Salonen, Varèse, Shostakovich
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; Gustavo Dudamel

New York CityTotal Embrace: Leonard Bernstein at 100

Bernstein, Foss, Salonen
Julian Wachner; Novus NY

New York CityTotal Embrace: Leonard Bernstein at 100

Mahler, Salonen, Bernstein
Julian Wachner; Choir of Trinity Church Wall Street; Downtown Voices; Trinity Youth Chorus; Novus NY

LondonSalonen and Bartók Concertos

© Benjamin Suomela
Sibelius, Salonen, Bartók
Philharmonia Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen; Truls Mørk
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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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A portrait of a world drawn closer, as depicted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s spotlight on Salonen the creative artist also imparted thoughts on our interconnected world. 
****1
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Textural clarity in Susanna Mälkki’s return to the New York Philharmonic

Susanna Mälkki © Simon Fowler
Baiba Skride has an incredible way of naturally engaging the listener’s emotions while transcending with ease the most challenging demands of the score.
****1
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Boston Ballet: Obsidian Tear bill

Paulo Arrais and dancers of Boston Ballet in Wayne McGregor's Obsidian Tear © Rosalie O'Connor | Courtesy of Boston Ballet
Boston Ballet opens the 2017-2018 season with a program full of power, grace and artistic unity
****1
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