NEW SPRING TOUR TO CHINA AND SOUTH KOREA

Jukka-Pekka and the WDR Sinfonieorchester make the journey back to China and South Korea. More

Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5

Out June 1 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 2017/2018

View the new season brochure and find out where you can see WDR Sinfonieorchester and Jukka-Pekka perform throughout 2017/2018More

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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

May 26

Tianjin

WDR Sinfonieorchester

BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture Op. 84
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 Op. 92
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2 Op. 43

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Video

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Berlioz: Requiem
WDR Sinfonieorchester
Kölner Dom 2017

In the Press

“The Pastorale was illuminated with all the refinement it deserves. Saraste created ravishing transitions, placing emphasis on seemingly trivial matters such as trills or simple accompanying figures, always keeping an eye on the overall form. … on the whole a wonderful performance.”

February 2018
– General Anzeiger Cologne

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News

First disc of Beethoven symphony cycle recording with WDR Sinfonieorchester out on June 1

The complete cycle of Beethoven’s symphonies was recorded live in Cologne at the Koelner Philharmonie in November 2017 and February 2018.

May 17, 2018 – Read more

 

NEW SPRING TOUR TO CHINA AND SOUTH KOREA

J-P and the WDR Sinfonieorchester make the journey back to China and South Korea for twelve concerts.
 
 

May 4, 2018 – Read more

 

Out now: Brahms Symphony No. 4

WDR Sinfonieorchester’s Brahms symphony cycle will be completed on March 16 with the release of Brahms’ 4th symphony, recorded at Kölner Philharmonie.
 

March 4, 2018 – Read more

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