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Official website for the Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Chief Conductor of the WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne. Catch up on his latest news, press and recordings, watch video clips and find out where he is conducting next. More

WDR Symphony Orchestra 2014/15 Season

Find out where you can see Jukka-Pekka Saraste and the WDR Symphony Orchestra perform throughout the 2014/15 season. More

Recent Recordings

Browse his extensive discography, including recordings of Mahler, Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Brahms with the WDR Symphony Orchestra and Mahler 6 with the Oslo Philharmonic. More

Next Concert

October 2

Cologne

WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne

Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, soprano
Andrè Schuen, baritone
WDR Rundfunkchor
NDR Chor
BRAHMS: Requiem

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Video

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Bruckner: Symphony No. 9
WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne

In the Press

“Brahms as it should be”

– Salzburger Kulturzeitung

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News

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JUKKA-PEKKA AND THE WDR SYMPHONY AT THE BERLINER FESTSPIELE

Jukka-Pekka and the WDR Symphony are in Berlin to perform a programme of Rihm and Schubert at the Philharmonie on 17 September.

September 16, 2014 – Read more

 

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Tammisaari Festival 15th Anniversary

Jukka-Pekka and the Finnish Chamber Orchestra return to Tammisaari for four concerts.

July 29, 2014 – Read more

 

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JUKKA-PEKKA AND THE WDR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RETURN TO SALZBURG

Jukka-Pekka and the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne return to Salzburg for their second residency at the Großes Festspielhaus, with concerts on 21, 22 and 23 May.

May 21, 2014 – Read more