Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Debussy, Ravel and Beethoven — With David Fray

Orchestre de Paris

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Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Orchestre de Paris for an exceptional concert with the pianist David Fray.

After studying conducting and composition at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Esa-Pekka Salonen became director of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. He left Europe to become the music director of one of the world's greatest orchestras: the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Thus, Esa-Pekka Salonen made his name as a charismatic director introducing the public to the contemporary music.

In this concert, Esa-Pekka Salonen joins forces with the Orchestre de Paris and the rising star of the French ipano David Fray for a programme made up of Debussy's La Mer, Ravel's Concerto in G and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

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