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OUT NOW | Cellist Wilhelmina Smith’s New CD: ‘Salonen & Saariaho Works for Solo Cello’ [LISTEN]

Ondine Records has this month announced the release of American cellist Wilhelmina Smith's new CD: Esa-Pekka Salonen & Kaija Saariaho: Works for Solo...

BREAKING | San Francisco Symphony Announces Esa-Pekka Salonen as New Music Director

The San Francisco Symphony has today announced the appointment of Finnish conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen as its new Music Director - effective from...

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen To Step Down from London’s Philharmonia Orchestra

The Philharmonia Orchestra, in London, has today announced Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Esa-Pekka Salonen will step down from the role - at the...

LA’s Colburn School Appoints Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen To Teaching Faculty

The Colburn School, in Los Angeles, has this week announced the appointment of Finnish conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen to its conducting teaching faculty - effective from...

Today is Conductor & Composer Esa-Pekka Salonen’s 60th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Finnish conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen's 60th birthday! Maestro Salonen has served Principal Conducting positions with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Swedish...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Newly-Premiered Esa-Pekka Salonen Cello Concerto, 2017 [AUDIO]

German-French cellist Nicolas Altstaedt performing acclaimed Finnish conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen's newly-premiered Cello Concerto - for solo cello, orchestra and electronic feedback loops. Recorded live...

London’s Philharmonia Orch Extends Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen For Another Year

The Philharmonia Orchestra in London has today announced the contract extension of Finnish Principal Conductor and Artist Advisor Esa-Pekka Salonen to the end of the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Shlomo Mintz – Sibelius Violin Concerto, Live, 1986 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1986 archival video footage of the then 28 year old Israeli violin virtuoso, Shlomo Mintz performing Sibelius Violin Concerto. Recorded live with conductor Esa Pekka...

Esa-Pekka Salonen Appointed New York Philharmonic Composer-In-Residence

Finnish composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen has been announced as the new Composer-In-Residence for the New York Philharmonic. Salonen, 55 will commence his 3 year...

2014 Grammy Nominees Announced – including Kavakos, Josefowicz, Kopatchinskaja and Gabetta

The nominees for the 2014 56th Annual Grammy Awards have today been announced. This year's nominees include violinists Leonidas Kavakos, Leila Josefowicz and Patricia Kopatchinskaja,...

1750 ‘Josefowicz’ Bergonzi to Go Under the Hammer

International violin soloist Leila Josefowicz has announced the upcoming sale of her prized 1750 Michele Angelo Bergonzi instrument The violin, to be auctioned by Ingles & Hayday at Sotheby's on...