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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. More

Next Concert

November 28 & 29

Cologne

WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne

Paul van Zelm, horn
STRAUSS: Horn Concerto No. 2
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7

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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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New recording from the WDR Symphony Orchestra

Jukka-Pekka and the WDR Symphony release their recording of Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 on the Profil Hänssler label

October 28, 2014 – Read more

 

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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