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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

Idagio

See Jukka-Pekka’s profile on Idagio where you can stream and listen to many of his recordings in high qualityMore

WDR Sinfonieorchester 2016/2017

View the new season brochure and find out where you can see WDR Sinfonieorchester and Jukka-Pekka perform throughout 2016/2017More

Recent Recordings

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

Notes & Interviews

Read interviews with Jukka-Pekka Saraste here, as well as his recent reflections and observations. More

Next Concert

July 13

Cologne

WDR SINFONIEORCHESTER

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4

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Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne

In the Press

"...Saraste...conveys an internal tension and transparency. These images of sound were as powerful as they were subtly structured"

May 2017
– Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

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News

SUMMER TOUR TO THE BALTIC

Jukka-Pekka and WDR Sinfonieorchester bring Brahms and Dvorak to Baltic cities and Katowice
 
 

June 10, 2017 – Read more

 

BERLIOZ REQUIEM IN COLOGNE CATHEDRAL

Jukka-Pekka leads the WDR Sinfonieorchester in Berlioz Requiem on Thursday 18 May.
 

May 15, 2017 – Read more

 

New premieres of Lindberg’s 2nd cello concerto

Jukka-Pekka performs the UK and German premieres of Magnus Lindberg’s cello concerto no. 2.
 

March 19, 2017 – Read more

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