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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

Notes

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

Next Concert

August 26

San Sebastián

WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne

Kristóf Baráti, violin
BARTÓK: Violin Concerto No. 1
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7

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Video

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Brahms: Symphony No. 4 - 4th Movement
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

In the Press

"Jukka-Pekka Saraste has the imprint of this superb symphonic creation imprinted on his DNA"

– El Mundo

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News

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WDR SINFONIEORCHESTER 2015/16 SEASON

San Sebastian, Salzburg and Shanghai: plans for home and abroad for the WDR Symphony next season
 
View the new season brochure
 

June 13, 2015 – Read more

 

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WDR SINFONIEORCHESTER SPAIN TOUR AND SEASON CLOSE

Jukka-Pekka and the WDR Sinfonieorchester return to Spain for 5 concerts
 
 
 
 

June 3, 2015 – Read more

 

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JUKKA-PEKKA EXTENDS CONTRACT WITH THE WDR SYMPHONY

The WDR Symphony announces that Jukka-Pekka has signed a new agreement with the orchestra through 2018/19
 
 

April 28, 2015 – Read more