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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.

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen againt an all-black background, conducting
Singer Irene Theorin wearing a white jumper over a black shirt and jewelry

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

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen on stage during rehearsal

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

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