For Immediate Release:
The Great Conductors Series
Esa-Pekka Salonen in Rehearsal
Available on DVD August 30th
New York, NY (May 31, 2011) - Kultur is proud to announce the release of another entertaining and informative program in The Great Conductors Series; Esa-Pekka Salonen in Rehearsal available on DVD August 30th for a suggested retail price of $19.99.
This In Rehearsal program was filmed with Esa-Pekka Salonen in Los Angeles. He is featured rehearsing Debussy's Impressionistic orchestral piece La Mer with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Music Center of Los Angeles County, the orchestra's winter home. The eminent Finnish composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen has been the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Music Director since 1992. Under his dynamic leadership it is recognized as one of the world's most outstanding orchestras, and the exciting musical partnership Salonen has established with his musicians has been widely acclaimed in the international press. The conductor's lucidity, efficiency and lack of pretension have promoted a relaxed co-operation between himself and the orchestra which is particularly evident in the rehearsal process. This program gives a fascinating insight into Esa-Pekka Salonen's rapport with his musicians and also into Debussy's masterpiece. Filmed at his L.A. home, Esa-Pekka Salonen talks about Debussy and the challenge his composition presents.
Esa-Pekka Salonen in Rehearsal - The Great Conductors Series
Street Date: August 30, 2011
Run Time 55 Minutes
Territory: North America--Region 1
News Editor August 3, 2011, 7:51 am