Esa-Pekka Salonen

Esa-Pekka Salonen : Esa - Pekka Salonen | The Orchestra App

There's this idea that classical music it's something for old people. You have to behave in a certain way. You have to wear certain types of clothes. You have to be kind of stuffy and hopelessly boring. And none of this is true. I created The Orchestra app to share my love of classical music, to make it more approachable. Music, of course, is locked into time. A piece starts and then it goes and then it comes to an end. So you can't stop it and say "Hey, I want to hear that again." And "I want to see what that guy is doing." And "I want to understand the relationship between this and that." And the app allows you to do this.