OSLO PHILHARMONIC 21/22 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT

Klaus Mäkelä launches the Oslo Philharmonic 2021/22 season on 18 August with a special concert featuring Bartok Divertimento, Liszt Piano Concerto No.1 with soloist Yuja Wang, two new works by Norwegian composer Mette Henriette and Sibelius Lemminkäinen. A similarly wide range of repertoire is presented throughout his second season in Oslo. {…}

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WIENER KONZERTHAUS INVITES KLAUS MÄKELÄ TO BE “PORTRAIT ARTIST”

Klaus Mäkelä will feature at the Wiener Konzerthaus as a Portrait Artist throughout the 2021/22 season. The prestigious series opens with a chamber music concert on 22 September and a programme of Dvořák and Schumann. Klaus Mäkelä plays cello, joining Julian Rachlin, Boris Brovtsyn, Sarah McElravy and Javier Perianes. He {…}

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MESSIAEN AND SHOSTAKOVICH: CONCERTGEBOUWORKEST STREAMED CONCERT

Klaus Mäkelä made such an impression with his Concertgebouworkest debut in September that the orchestra invited him back on the spot. Now he’s back to conduct a programme featuring powerful milestones by Messiaen and Shostakovich. In a concert that will be streamed on 14 May, "Klaus Mäkelä leads the Concertgebouworkest in two works which {…}

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KLAUS MÄKELÄ SIGNS EXCLUSIVE RECORDING CONTRACT WITH DECCA CLASSICS

Decca Classics has announced Klaus Mäkelä as the latest addition to its artist roster and the label’s first conductor signing since Riccardo Chailly in 1978. Klaus Mäkelä’s debut recording will be a complete Sibelius Symphony cycle with the Oslo Philharmonic, including the symphonic poem Tapiola and the fragments of {…}

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CELEBRATING 100 YEARS WITH SIBELIUS IN OSLO

March 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of Sibelius’ last visit to the Norwegian capital and the occasion he conducted the Oslo Philharmonic in a historic performance of his first symphony. A century later, Sibelius’ music remains core to the orchestra’s repertoire and is the main theme of Klaus Mäkelä’s first season as Chief Conductor {…}

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