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Dec 18, 2021

Jukka-Pekka conducts the world premiere of new Salonen work

Esa-Pekka Salonen’s new work, Kīnema (5 Scenes for solo clarinet and string orchestra) received its world premiere at Helsinki’s Musiikitalo on 15 December 2021, a commission by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

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Jul 29, 2021

Fiskars Summer Festival — 2-8 August 2021

The Fiskars Summer Festival hosts LEAD! Foundation´s annual masterclass for young conductors and orchestra leaders.

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May 3, 2021

JUKKA-PEKKA CONDUCTS REIMANN’S “LEAR” AT BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER

Aribert Reimann’s interpretation of Shakespeare’s tragedy was premiered in Munich in 1978, with the role of King Lear written especially for Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

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Sep 8, 2020

Bruckner’s 8th Symphony in Ottobeuren Cathedral

Jukka-Pekka starts the 2020/21 season with two concerts with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, playing Beethoven in Passau and Bruckner in Ottobeuren Cathedral.
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Jun 6, 2020

FISKARS SUMMER FESTIVAL BECOMES A CONDUCTORS’ MASTERCLASS

Important changes to LEAD!’s newly-established festival, 2-8 August 2020
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Sep 24, 2019

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.
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Jul 1, 2019

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.
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Mar 12, 2019

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.
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Jan 13, 2019

NEW PRODUCTION OF MENDELSSOHN’S ELIAS AT THEATER AN DER WIEN

Mendelssohn’s oratorio, directed by Calixto Bieito, will receive its premiere in Vienna on February 16 2019.
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