Welcome to the website
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
Browse his extensive discography, including recordings of Mahler, Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Brahms with the WDR Symphony Orchestra and Mahler 6 with the Oslo Philharmonic. More
In the Press
“Brahms as it should be”
– Salzburger Kulturzeitung
Jukka-Pekka and the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne return to Salzburg for their second residency at the Großes Festspielhaus, with concerts on 21, 22 and 23 May.
May 21, 2014 – Read more
The final concert of the Beethoven cycle with Radu Lupu and the Finnish Chamber Orchestra takes place on 26 April at the Helsinki Music Centre.
April 24, 2014 – Read more