Esa-Pekka Salonen on Beethoven

In 2012 Esa-Pekka Salonen began a Beethoven symphonic series with the Philharmonia Orchestra, an exploration of cornerstones of the orchestral repertoire, culminating in a complete symphony cycle at the Beethovenfest in October 2012. In this video, originally released as a podcast, Esa-Pekka Salonen explains why Beethoven matters.

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