Esa-Pekka Salonen on “Karawane”

“A parade of elephants” was what Esa-Pekka Salonen, 2022/23 Composer in Residence, had in mind when he set the Dadaist sound poem Karawane to music for choir and orchestra. Here he explains how the text inspired him.

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