Esa-Pekka Salonen
Katja Tahja

Oct. 30–Nov. 5

Salonen, Sibelius, and Ravel

Featuring:

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Leila Josefowicz, violin

Program:

RAVEL Mother Goose Suite

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN Violin Concerto (New York Concert Premiere)

SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5

Esa-Pekka Salonen leads Sibelius’s Fifth Symphony, including music inspired by swans in flight (“God, what beauty!” Sibelius wrote) and his own Violin Concerto, his musical portrait of Leila Josefowicz, of whom the composer/conductor said, “She knows no limits.”

Esa-Pekka Salonen's appearance is made possible through the Charles A. Dana Distinguished Conductors Endowment Fund. Additional Support by The Francis Goelet Fund.