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Philharmonia Orchestra, London
March 18 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Bing Concert Hall - Map Link
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the Philharmonia Orchestra, London in celebrating immigrants old and new. From collaborators Jimmy Lopez and Nilo Cruz comes Dreamers, featuring soprano Ana Mariá Martinez. Co-commissioned with Cal Performances, the piece explores the experience of undocumented individuals brought to this country as children—and what it means for cities to provide sanctuary. From the Russian-born Igor Stravinsky comes The Firebird, created in 1910 for the Ballets Russes.