THE OSLO PHILHARMONIC ANNOUNCES 24/25 SEASON

The Oslo Philharmonic and Klaus Mäkelä commence their 5th season with a special concert in August, celebrating the release of their first recording in a new Shostakovich series for Decca Classics, featuring symphonies nos, 4, 5 and 6. The music of Shostakovich has been core to Mäkelä and the Oslo Philharmonic’s programming from the start {…}

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KLAUS MÄKELÄ APPOINTED MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA STARTING SEPTEMBER 2027

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has announced Klaus Mäkelä as its next music director, the eleventh in the ensemble’s 133-year history. Following a term as Zell Music Director Designate, effective immediately, Mäkelä will begin an initial five-year tenure as Zell Music Director in September 2027. In this role, he will conduct the {…}

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ORCHESTRE DE PARIS ANNOUNCES 2024/25 SEASON

Hot off the heels of the critically accliamed tour to the States and Canada, the Orchestre de Paris has announced the programme for it's fourth season with Klaus Mäkelä. With a focus on French composers and new works, the 2024 / 25 season pays tribute to the anniversaries of both Ravel and Boulez and features music by Berlioz, Fauré, Debussy, {…}

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2024/25 FOCUS ARTIST AT VIENNA MUSIKVEREIN

Vienna's Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde has announced Klaus Mäkelä as a Focus Artist of the 2024/25 season. Between October and March Mäkelä will conduct 6 concerts, including his first appearances with the Vienna Philharmonic (two performances on 13 December) and guest performances with the Oslo Philharmonic (30 October), Orchestre de Paris {…}

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DECCA INTRODUCES VOLUME 2 OF BALLETS RUSSES PROJECT WITH ORCHESTRE DE PARIS

RELEASE DATE: 8 MARCH - Decca Classics announces the upcoming release of Klaus Mäkelä’s second album with the Orchestre de Paris, featuring Stravinsky’s Pétrouchka and Debussy’s Jeux and Prélude à L’Après midi d’un faune. The new album follows the success of the first installment of their Ballets Russes {…}

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