Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Esa-Pekka Salonen: Pollux

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Composer-conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen Mat Hennek/Deutsche Grammophon

Composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen says that he loves to take risks, even to teeter on the brink of losing control. On this episode of Performance Today, the L.A. Philharmonic plays the world premiere of Pollux, by thrill-seeker Esa-Pekka Salonen.