LA Phil/Dudamel: Salonen, Varèse and Shostakovich
Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic begin their 2018 Barbican residency with music by Shostakovich, Varèse and Esa-Pekka Salonen.
BBC SO Total Immersion: Esa-Pekka Salonen - choral music
Music by teacher and pupil, complementary but distinctive, sits side by side in this focus on the two major Finnish composers’ choral music.
BBC SO Total Immersion: Esa-Pekka Salonen - orchestral music
A rich survey of Salonen’s music with orchestra including the thrilling Wing on Wing inspired by the striking architecture of LA’s Disney Hall.
Britten Sinfonia: Easter Voices
Britten Sinfonia celebrates Easter with a double-bill of choral masterpieces: Stravinsky’s stirring Mass and Mozart’s exquisite Missa Brevis.
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.