Art and music were central to the development of Finnish national identity and helped to bring together...
Finland at 100: Esa-Pekka Salonen Reflects
Love of nature, a strong civil society, great coffee... What defines Finland today as the country turns 100? Philharmonia Orchestra Principal Conductor & Artistic Advisor, Esa-Pekka Salonen, reflects on why it is refreshing to come home regularly to Finland after living abroad for over 30 years. Filmed on location in Finland in the summer of 2017.
Finland turns 100 on 6 December 2017. Celebrate with the Philharmonia and Esa-Pekka Salonen in a special, all-Sibelius concert at London's Southbank Centre on Thursday 7 December, 7:30pm.
Stay after the main concert for FREE post-concert folk music: philharmonia.co.uk/concerts/2052/london/royal_festival_hall/7_december_2017/juuri_and_juuri_finnish_folk_music