OSLO PHILHARMONIC 2022/23 SEASON

Klaus Mäkelä's third season as Chief Conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic features 11 contrasting programmes, with repertoire ranging from Jean Baptiste Lully and Pietro Locatelli to Alban Berg and Icelandic composer, Anna Thorvaldsdottir. Highlights of the new season include a tour to the UK, Germany, Netherlands and Austria and a return to the {…}

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ORCHESTRE DE PARIS ANNOUNCES THE 2022/23 SEASON

For his second season as Music Director of the Orchestra de Paris, Klaus Mäkelä has chosen to focus on today's composers: Pascal Dusapin, Betsy Jolas, Jimmy López Bellido, Magnus Lindberg and Kaija Saariaho, the latter featured with three different works. There is also a focus on the Ballets Russes, with three key Diaghilev scores: Ravel's {…}

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SIBELIUS – REVIEW HIGHLIGHTS

Coinciding with this week's release of the complete Sibelius symphony cycle with the Oslo Philharmonic, Klaus Mäkelä features on the front cover of Gramophone Magazine. The in-depth interview is followed by an Editor's Choice review in which Edward Seckerson writes: “So much of the musical energy of these symphonies stems from rhythm and {…}

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DECCA PRESENTS KLAUS MÄKELÄ’S DEBUT ALBUM: COMPLETE SIBELIUS SYMPHONIES WITH OSLO PHILHARMONIC

RELEASE DATE: 25 MARCH Decca has launched the pre-order for Klaus Mäkelä’s upcoming Sibelius release - a complete cycle of the symphonies, plus the tone poem Tapiola and 3 Late Fragments. Mäkelä, who recently became the first conductor to sign to Decca since Riccardo Chailly, directs the Oslo Philharmonic, an orchestra with a deep, {…}

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NEW SEASONS IN OSLO AND PARIS

This Autumn Klaus Mäkelä began his first season as Music Director of the Orchestre de Paris and his second season as Chief Conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic. In Paris he started his tenure one year early, having had the chance to spend more time with the orchestra as a result of the pandemic. “Incredible, the path taken since his first {…}

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