Tammisaari Summer Concerts 2019

Jukka-Pekka Saraste and the Finnish Chamber Orchestra welcome you to the 20th annual music festival in Tammisaari, Finland. More

BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY CYCLE WITH WDR SINFONIEORCHESTER

Out now More

Welcome to the website

Official website for the Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Chief Conductor of the WDR Sinfonieorchester. Catch up on his latest news and find out where he is conducting next. More

TEACHING LEADERSHIP

Jukka-Pekka establishes new training programme for young musicians More

Recent Recordings

Browse his extensive discography, including recordings of Mahler, Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Brahms with the WDR Symphony Orchestra. More

WDR Sinfonieorchester 2018/2019

View the new season brochure and find out where you can see WDR Sinfonieorchester and Jukka-Pekka perform throughout 2018/2019More

Idagio

See Jukka-Pekka’s profile on Idagio where you can stream and listen to many of his recordings in high qualityMore

Notes & Interviews

Read interviews with Jukka-Pekka Saraste here, as well as his recent reflections and observations. More

Next Concert

20 June

Paris

Orchestre National de France

Radio France Choir
Simona Saturova, soprano
Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano
Mati Turi, tenor
Mischa Schelomianski, bass
Iveta Apkalna, organ
SIBELIUS: The Oceanides
MAHLER: Des Knaben Wunderhorn
JANACEK: Glagolitic Mass

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Video

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Berlioz: Requiem
WDR Sinfonieorchester
Kölner Dom 2017

In the Press

..an unbeatable performance of Shostakovich’s fourth symphony…the best performance I have ever heard in concert, and I have heard many

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4 
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Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

March 2019
– Helsingin Sanomat

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News

OUT NOW: RECORDING OF COMPLETE BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY CYCLE WITH WDR SINFONIEORCHESTER

The symphonies, recorded live in Cologne and released as box set, will be released soon on the PROFIL HAENSSLER label.

March 12, 2019 – Read more

 

NEW PRODUCTION OF MENDELSSOHN’S ELIAS AT THEATER AN DER WIEN

Mendelssohn’s oratorio, directed by Calixto Bieito, will receive its premiere in Vienna on February 16 2019.

January 13, 2019 – Read more

 

WDR SINFONIEORCHESTER IN SALZBURG AND VIENNA

The orchestra plays Bruckner, Beethoven and Shostakovich at the Salzburg Festpielhaus and Konzerhaus Vienna this November.

November 13, 2018 – Read more

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