Esa-Pekka Salonen: Wing on Wing - Anu Komsi (soprano); Piia Komsi (soprano); Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)
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  1. Foreign Bodies, for orchestra
  2. Wing on Wing, for 2 sopranos & orchestra
  3. Insomnia, for orchestra
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As this is written, Esa-Pekka Salonen has been director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic for 13 seasons. Recognition of the unqualified success of his partnership with the Philharmonic was immediate, but symphony audiences in Los Angeles were slow to develop the same warm and fuzzy feeling for Salonen's work as a composer. It's not that they didn't want to like Salonen's music, but admittedly his arch-serial efforts composed back in Finland didn't exactly send pulses racing, as did his performances of Stravinsky and Bernard ...

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Wing on Wing 2005, Deutsche Grammophon

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