Philharmonia Orchestra: Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor, Pekka Kuusisto violin
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Philharmonia Orchestra: Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor, Pekka Kuusisto violin
27 September 2017, 20:00
Henry Le Boeuf Hall, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium

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Kaija Saariaho: Lumière et pesanteur

Jean Sibelius: Symphony no. 6, op. 104
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Daniel Bjarnason: Concerto for violin and orchestra (Belgian première)

Jean Sibelius: Symphony no. 7, op. 105

 

The Finnish conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen will be heading the legendary Philharmonia Orchestra to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his country’s independence. The programme naturally features Sibelius, and his fascinating Seventh Symphony, in one movement. The programme also includes contemporary music: Icelandic Daníel Bjarnason’s Violin Concerto and Finnish Kaija Saariaho’s Lumière et pesanteur. Performing as a soloist is the phenomenal Pekka Kuusisto, who hails from a distinguished family of Finnish musicians.

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Boomstraat 14/3
1000 Brussels
Belgium

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