06/24/2010 01:59 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

BALLET: Esa-Pekka Salonen's Violin Concerto At New York City Ballet

Since leaving his position as Los Angeles Philharmonic music director last year, Esa-Pekka Salonen has been a regular at New York theaters. Last fall he made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera, leading an acclaimed run of Janacek's "From the House of the Dead," and Tuesday night, he was in the pit of Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater to conduct the world premiere of Peter Martins' ballet "Mirage," set to Salonen's own Violin Concerto.

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