Konzertdirektion Schmid announces the local management of conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste. Jukka-Pekka Saraste has established himself as one of the outstanding conductors …
New Signing: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Konzertdirektion Schmid announces the local management of conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste.
Jukka-Pekka Saraste has established himself as one of the outstanding conductors of his generation, whose performances and extensive discography are lauded for their remarkable musical depth and integrity. He has served as Chief Conductor of the WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne since 2010. His previous positions have included Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
He founded the Finnish Chamber Orchestra, of which he is still Artistic Advisor, and the orchestra´s annual Tammisaari Festival, of which he is Artistic Director. He appears as a guest with major orchestras worldwide, including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Munich Philharmonic, Dresden Staatskapelle, Bavarian Radio Symphony, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Vienna Symphony, Orchestre de Paris, the leading Scandinavian orchestras and NHK Symphony Orchestra in Japan. In the USA he has conducted Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic and San Francisco Symphony.
KDS is delighted to collaborate with KünstlerSekretariat am Gasteig, and will take on Saraste’s management in the UK, Ireland, Asia, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.