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.
Concerto in C major, K503
David Fray records Johann-Sebastian Bach
Esa-Pekka Salonen in rehearsal with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Verbier Festival 2009