Esa-Pekka Salonen

Esa-Pekka Salonen is a Finnish composer and conductor of classical music. He was the music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic for 17 years, during which time he was responsible for the building of Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall. He is currently the Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of London's Philharmonia Orchestra.

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Baltic Sea Festival

  • Royal Opera 2 Gustav Adolfs torg Stockholm, Stockholms län, 111 52 Sweden (map)

Igor Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex
Igor Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms

The Royal Opera Orchestra
Orphei Drängar
Ladies Choir from Gustaf Sjökvist Chamber Choir and Sofia Vokalensemble
Joseph Kaiser, tenor - King Oedipus
Violeta Urmana, mezzo-soprano - Iokaste
Davóne Tines, bass - Créon/Tirésias/Messenger
Joshua Stewart, tenor - Shepherd
Pauline Cheviller, narrator - Antigone
Laurel Jenkins, dancer - Ismene
Peter Sellars, director

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Earlier Event: August 11
Helsinki Festival
Later Event: August 23
Baltic Sea Festival