Salonen was Chief Conductor of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra from 1985-1995. He made his debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1984 and has conducted the orchestra in every season since. In 1992 Salonen became orchestra's tenth Music Director. After 2008-2009 season, Gustavo Dudamel took over his post. Salonen intends to focus on composing and opera.
Salonen was Chief Conductor of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra from 1985-1995.
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The conductor and composer on lighting, left arms, Berg and Björk. Theremin, no question. Is applauding between movements acceptable? I don’t mind, except when an expressive silence is broken too soon. What single thing would improve the format of the classical concert? Lighting. I find the nondescript medium house-lights really boring. Every time I ask if we can dim the auditorium, there’s some irrational reason why it cannot be done, from health and safety to people want to read their programme notes. What’s been your most memorable live music experience as an audience member?
Format: Audio CDVerified Purchase. Finally, three years after the premier, the Solonen Violin Concerto is at last recorded! Once again, Salonen moves music forward while honoring both the past and the present. Bartok is boldly present here. Stravinsky and John Williams are referenced as well. Salonen has been travelling all over the world, landing and flying, living up in the air, for several years. Perhaps the works on this album are a reflection of such an existence. I will still enjoy these works often. Not nearly as often however, as his greatest works.
Almost no one else in classical music so completely satisfies our polarized demands for old and new, innovation and tradition, head and heart. The New York Times on Esa-Pekka. Esa-Pekka often jokes that he studied conducting to ensure that there would always be at least one person who would conduct his compositions. Hear the results on this site with the Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts Esa-Pekka Salonen playlist! (E-P’s team). Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts Esa-Pekka Salonen, a playlist by Esa- Pekka Salonen on this site. A playlist featuring Esa-Pekka Salonen.
The home of Classical Music – Find always the latest news, dates and videos from our artists and recordings. Few artists are as multifaceted as Esa-Pekka Salonen – not only in the way he combines his conducting success with his composing, but also in the scope of the repertoire that he has championed over the past 30 years and more.
|Symphony No. 78 in C minor, H. 1/78|
|1||3. Menuetto Franz Joseph Haydn||Esa-Pekka Salonen||3:27|
|Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23|
|2||In the Hall of the Mountain King [Excerpt] Edvard Grieg||Esa-Pekka Salonen||2:34|
|Symphony No. 4 in G major|
|3||4. Sehr Behaglich Gustav Mahler||Esa-Pekka Salonen||9:10|
|4||Overture to Maskarade, FS 39 Carl Nielsen||Esa-Pekka Salonen||4:42|
|Symphony No. 4 ("Det uudslukkelige"; "Inextinguishable"), FS 76 (Op. 29)|
|5||Allegro [Excerpt] Carl Nielsen||Esa-Pekka Salonen||3:22|
|Kullervo, symphonic poem for vocal soloists, male chorus & orchestra, Op. 7|
|6||4. Kullervo's Death. Andante Jean Sibelius||Esa-Pekka Salonen||9:48|
|7||Fêtes, for orchestra (Nocturne No. 2), L. 91/2 Claude Debussy||Esa-Pekka Salonen||6:30|
|8||Ragtime, for 11 instruments Igor Stravinsky||Esa-Pekka Salonen||4:25|
|Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19|
|9||2. Scherzo Sergey Prokofiev||Esa-Pekka Salonen||3:45|
|10||Fanfare for Los Angeles Philharmonic, for orchestra Witold Lutosławski||Esa-Pekka Salonen||0:55|
CreditsLassi Erkkilä - Timpani
Helsinki University Chorus - Choir/Chorus
Barbara Hendricks - Soprano (Vocal)
Jan Huss - Timpani
Matti Hyokki - Choir Master
Terje Kram - Choir Master
London Sinfonietta - Orchestra
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra - Orchestra
Oslo Philharmonic Chorus - Choir/Chorus
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra - Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen - Conductor, Primary Artist
Stockholm Chamber Orchestra - Orchestra
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra - Orchestra