Saturday 20 May 2017, 6pmTokyo Metropolitan Concert Hall, Tokyo

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Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor

Akiko Suwanai violin

Strauss Don Juan

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

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Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Strauss’s Nietzsche-inspired symphonic poem Also Sprach Zarathustra, which opens with one of the most striking passages in all music.

First, be swept away by Mendelssohn’s much-loved Violin Concerto, performed here by Japanese violinist Akiko Suwanai.