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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 and find out where he is conducting next. More

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS 2016

Jukka-Pekka celebrates with special concerts at Helsinki Musiikkitalo and Stockholms Konserthus. More

WDR Symphony Orchestra 2015/16 Season

Find out where you can catch Jukka-Pekka and the WDR Symphony perform throughout the 2015/16 seasonMore

Recent Recordings

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

Notes

Have a look at the Notes section where you can read the latest reflections and observations by Jukka-Pekka Saraste. More

Next Concert

May 4

Stockholm

Celebration Concert

Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 3
MAHLER: Symphony No. 5

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Video

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Brahms: Symphony No. 1
WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne

In the Press

"Ravel's large-scale piece was a sensational experience with Jukka-Pekka Saraste on the podium"

February 2016
– Kölnische Rundschau

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News

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BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS 2016

Jukka-Pekka celebrates with special concerts at Helsinki Musiikkitalo and Stockholms Konserthus
 
In the press:
Helsingin Sanomat
 

April 11, 2016 – Read more

 

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32nd International Music Festival of the Canary Islands

Jukka-Pekka peforms at the 32nd International Music Festival of the Canary Islands
 
 

January 20, 2016 – Read more

 

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Brahms in China and South Korea

WDR Sinfonieorchester tour with Brahms cycle
 
 
 
 

October 6, 2015 – Read more