No photo available. Represent Esa-Pekka Salonen? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 55,120 this week

Esa-Pekka Salonen

Esa-Pekka Salonen was born on June 30, 1958 in Helsinki, Finland. He is known for his work on The Soloist (2009), The Red Violin (1998) and Letter to Peter, on Saint François d'Assise by Olivier Messiaen (1992). See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Esa-Pekka Salonen? Add or change photos

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: Chris Meloni

Chris Meloni joined us for a Live Twitter Chat on October 20th, to talk about his upcoming film White Bird in a Blizzard opening in limited theaters this week and is available right now on Amazon Instant Video.

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Esa-Pekka Salonen.

User Polls

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Music department (8 credits)
 2010 Mahler on the Couch (conductor)
 2009 The Soloist (conductor)
 2004 L'amour de loin (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1998 1001 Nights (Short) (conductor: Los Angeles Philharmonic)
 1998 The Red Violin (conductor)
 1995 The Rake's Progress (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1992 The Best Intentions (musical director)
 1977 The Year of the Hare (musician)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (14 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Personal Details

Official Sites:


Did You Know?


(1992-present) Musical director, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Esa-Pekka Salonen on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page