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Origin Stories: Greek Myth in Music

Esa-Pekka Salonen presents three epic performances, exploring classical composers’ responses to the elemental tales found in Ancient Greek myth.

Esa-Pekka Salonen
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Concert

Origin Stories: Prometheus

Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor
Yuja Wang – piano
Philharmonia Voices

  • Beethoven The Creatures of Prometheus (excerpts)
  • Scriabin Prometheus: The Poem of Fire
Royal Festival Hall

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Tickets go on general sale on Tuesday 3 March 2020 at 9.30am.

Irene Theorin
Concert

Origin Stories: Strauss's Elektra

Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor
Iréne Theorin – soprano (Elektra)
Lise Davidsen – soprano (Chrysothemis)
Anna Larsson – mezzo-soprano (Klytemnestra)
Alan Oke – tenor (Aegisth)
Peixin Chen – baritone (Orest)
Philharmonia Voices

  • Strauss Elektra
Royal Festival Hall

Esa-Pekka Salonen
Concert

Origin Stories: Daphnis and Chloé

Esa-Pekka Salonen – conductor
Philharmonia Voices

  • Rameau Castor and Pollux Suite
  • Salonen Gemini (European premiere)
  • Ravel Daphnis and Chloé (complete ballet)
Royal Festival Hall

Booking open to Friends only. Join now
Tickets go on general sale on Tuesday 3 March 2020 at 9.30am.