"Tradition ist nicht die Anbetung der Asche, sondern die Bewahrung und das Weiterreichen des Feuers" - Gustav Mahler
Friday, 20 July 2012
Esa-Pekka Salonen Torchbearer no 40
Esa-Pekka Salonen's wielding a different kind of baton next week - he's carrying the Olympic flame through part of the City of London. It's part of his job to promote the Philharmonia in every way possible. And he can do it in a way not many conductors can. Presumably he'll be running fully clothed. For more, read the Philharmonia site.