Esa-Pekka Salonen

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    Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C minor Op.67 - 1. Allegro con brioEsa-Pekka Salonen
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    Beethoven: Overture "Leonore No.2" Op.72aEsa-Pekka Salonen
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    African Dance from Aladdin SuiteEsa-Pekka Salonen
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    Stucke for Organ No. 11 in A Minor, Op. 80: I. FugeEsa-Pekka Salonen
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    IV. Marsch from Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes of Carl Maria von WeberEsa-Pekka Salonen

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        Esa-Pekka Salonen emerged as one of the most exciting and fast-rising major conductors of the last two decades of the 20th century. He entered the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki 1973, studying horn with Holgar Fransman. Having graduated in 1977, Salonen remained to take composition with Einojuhani Rautavaara and conducting with Jorma Panula. Although he is primarily known as a conductor, Salonen views composition as his main career. His first large-scale orchestral work was the... Read more

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