Sep 14, 2013

Season opening with the WDR Symphony Orchestra

On 13 September 2013 Jukka-Pekka Saraste opened the 2013/14 season with the WDR Symphony Orchestra at the Kölner Philharmonie.The programme included Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto with Nikolaj Znaider and Prokofiev’s Third Symphony. Saraste recently renewed his contract as Chief Conductor with the WDR for an additional three years, and this marks the beginning of the next part of his tenure there.