Welcome to the website
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 2013/14 Season
Find out where you can see Jukka-Pekka Saraste and the WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne, perform throughout the 2013/14 season. More
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
In the Press
“The intensity of his interpretations confirm each time his ability to blend by osmosis into the most complex of music.”
– Concert Classic
The final concert of the Beethoven cycle with Radu Lupu and the Finnish Chamber Orchestra takes place on 26 April at the Helsinki Music Centre.
April 24, 2014 – Read more
Jukka-Pekka and the WDR Symphony Orchestra perform concerts in the Philharmonie before touring to Warsaw, Vilnius and Tallinn.
March 30, 2014 – Read more
Jukka-Pekka conducts the world premiere of Friedrich Cerha’s Drei Orchesterstücke in Cologne and brings the WDR Symphony to Vienna with a programme of Viennese music.
February 3, 2014 – Read more