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
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.