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.
BBC SO Total Immersion: Esa-Pekka Salonen - chamber music
Esa-Pekka Salonen’s fascination with timbre and texture is stripped bare in this concert of his music on a smaller scale.
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.
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.