Esa-Pekka Salonen


Esa-Pekka Salonen will not be staying in San Francisco

After successfully leading major orchestras such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Philharmonia, the legendary conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, currently Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony, has announced that he will be stepping down from his contract in June 2025. He states that he does “not share the same goals for the future of […]


Three Philharmonies for San Francisco

In 2020, Covid almost overshadowed the appointment of Esa-Pekka Salonen as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony. For his very first tour, the great conductor has chosen three European institutions with which he has strong ties. The Paris Philharmonie (9 to 12 March 2023), the Luxembourg Philharmonie (13 March) and the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie will […]


Rattle, Salonen, Chailly, all at the Philharmonie!

January is a fruitful month for the Philharmonie de Paris, which welcomes three of the most prominent conductors. Sir Simon Rattle opens the ball on 14 and 15 January 2023 with the London Symphony Orchestra and two fine programmes, Sibelius/Bruckner then Beethoven/Stravinsky. The Orchestre de Paris meets Esa-Pekka Salonen on 25 and 26 January for […]