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LA Phil's Mahler extravagant in pictures
18. Esa-Pekka Salonen
As well as holding the post of Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the Philharmonia Orchestra London, Esa-Pekka Salonen is the title of Conductor Laureate of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 2009. Earlier this year he conducted the world premiere of the Shostakovich's forgotten unfinished satirical opera Orango.