BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY CYCLE WITH WDR SINFONIEORCHESTER

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Welcome to the website

Official website for the Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste. Catch up on his latest news and find out where he is conducting next. More

TEACHING LEADERSHIP

Jukka-Pekka establishes LEAD! Foundation, a new training programme for young musicians More

Recent Recordings

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

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Notes & Interviews

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

Next Concert

February 27 & 28

Copenhagen

Danish National Symphony Orchestra

Baiba Skride, violin
SØRENSEN: Symphony No. 2 World Premiere
PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2
SCRIABIN: The Poem of Ecstasy

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Video

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Berlioz: Requiem
WDR Sinfonieorchester
Kölner Dom 2017

In the Press

“…a superbly shaped performance of Shostakovich’s Eighth Symphony under Jukka-Pekka Saraste’s lean, focused direction”

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Richard Morrison
– The Times 2020

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News

KORNGOLD’S DIE TOTE STADT IN HELSINKI

Kasper Holten’s production of Die tote Stadt has its premiere on 5 October at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki.

September 24, 2019 – Read more

 

Chorégies d’Orange

CHORÉGIES D’ORANGE 150th ANNIVERSARY: MAHLER SYMPHONY NO. 8

Jukka-Pekka leads musicians from the Orchestre National de France and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in a performance of Mahler’s eighth symphony to be held at the Théâtre Antique, Orange, as the Chorégies d’Orange marks its 150th anniversary.

July 1, 2019 – Read more

 

OUT NOW: RECORDING OF COMPLETE BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY CYCLE WITH WDR SINFONIEORCHESTER

The symphonies, recorded live in Cologne and released as box set, will be released soon on the PROFIL HAENSSLER label.

March 12, 2019 – Read more

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