Esa-Pekka Salonen
conductor

Esa-Pekka Salonen

  • June 30, 1956 Helsinki (Finlande)

Biography

Esa-Pekka Salonen’s restless innovation drives him constantly to reposition classical music in the 21st century. He is currently the Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor for London’s Philharmonia Orchestra and the Conductor Laureate for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, where he was Music Director from 1992 until 2009. This season is his second of three as the Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence at the New York Philharmonic, and his first of five years as Artist in Association at the Finnish National Opera and Ballet. Additionally, Salonen is Artistic Director and cofounder of the annual Baltic Sea Festival, now in its fourteenth year, which invites celebrated artists to promote unity and ecological awareness among the countries around the Baltic Sea.

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100 Years of the Los Angeles Philharmonic

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Strauss's Elektra

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Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Strauss and Beethoven

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Esa-Pekka Salonen Rehearses Debussy's La Mer

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Messiaen's Saint François d'Assise at the Salzburg Festival
Messiaen's Saint François d'Assise at the Salzburg Festival

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A Letter to Clara – With Hélène Grimaud
A Letter to Clara – With Hélène Grimaud

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