Esa-Pekka Salonen

Composer Focus

Portrait of Esa-Pekka Salonen

Looking at the vibrant creativity of one of the finest living composers, this series takes in performances from across our resident and associate ensembles, including Salonen's old band, the LA Phil.



Barbican Meets: Esa-Pekka Salonen

As the subject of our 2017–18 Composer Focus, Esa-Pekka’s music is at the core of our programme celebrating 100 years of Finnish independence. Ahead of his concerts, we put the focus on him to find out more about his career to date.