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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Helsinki Festival Gala

  • Finnish National Opera 58 Helsinginkatu Helsinki, 00250 Finland (map)

Korvat Auki composor collectiveMassahumu
Alexander Mosolov: Iron Foundry
Heinrich Biber: Battalia
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Pollux
Paula Vesala: New work
Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite 1
Modest Mussorgsky: Coronation Scene from Boris Godunov

Finnish National Opera Orchestra
Paula Vesala, singer
Matti Salminen, singer

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Earlier Event: August 9
Philharmonia Orchestra at the BBC Proms
Later Event: August 31
Baltic Sea Festival