“One of the most fascinating works out there” says Klaus Mäkelä about Mozart’s Great Mass in C-Minor. The second half of the concert features Andrew Norman’s orchestra work Sustain, which according to Mäkelä is “the perfect continuation and conclusion to Mozart’s mass”.
Yuja Wang and Klaus Mäkelä
Experience the Oslo Philharmonic and our Chief Conductor Klaus Mäkelä in concert with one of classical music’s brightest stars, Chinese pianist Yuja Wang. On the programme we have music by Franz Liszt, Béla Bartók and Jean Sibelius, as well as brand new works by Mette Henriette.
Rolf Gupta's "Earth's Song" is a mighty oratorio for orchestra, choir and soloists, and, according to the composer, a “prayer for our world”. The work received the Critics Prize in 2020.
The Music Factory
Join us at The Music Factory – a concert for all ages featuring dance, animation and orchestra music bursting with colour!
Beethoven and Stenhammar with Blomstedt
Herbert Blomstedt conducts Wilhelm Stenhammar’s Serenade and Beethoven’s fifth symphony, 60 years after his very first concert with the Oslo Philharmonic.
New Year's Concert
We’ll be ringing in the new year with conductor Nathalie Stutzmann and pianist Khatia Buniatishvili. The programme features two great audience favourites: Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4.
A Parisian Orchestra Palette
Klaus Mäkelä conducts a programme rich in sound, in works by Claude Debussy, David Monrad Johansen, and Maurice Ravel. Daniel Lozakovich is the soloist in Camille Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3.
Oslo Philharmonic Choir 100 years
Oslo Philharmonic Choir celebrates its centenary with a festive concert, with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and the conductors Cathrine Winnes and Øystein Fevang, presented by Ingrid Bjørnov.
Mahler’s Summery Night Symphony
Mahler’s seventh symphony is an evocative, optimistic journey from darkness to light. The concert will be conducted by Semyon Bychkov, one of the most prominent conductors of our time.
A Musical Solar System
American composer Missy Mazzoli sends the harmonica, melodica and entire orchestra into orbit in her work Sinfonia for Orbiting Spheres, while Einojuhani Rautavaara evokes terrifying angels in his symphony Angel of Light.
Serge Prokofiev’s immortal musical fairytale Peter and the Wolf springs to life with narrator Johannes Joner and musicians from the Oslo Philharmonic.
The legendary film Amadeus has been credited with positioning Mozart’s music in the heart of popular culture, almost 200 years after his death. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to watch the film on the big screen while the soundtrack is performed live on stage, conducted by Jessica Cottiz.
The Triumph of Life
We’ll perform one of Beethoven’s most innovative works with newly-written solo parts for this concert’s soloists. Carl Nielsen’s symphony “The Inextinguishable” is the composer’s tribute to the power of life, written during a global crisis.
Easter Concert: Bach's Mass in B minor
Klaus Mäkelä conducts the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with soloists in J.S. Bach’s musical farewell note, Mass in B-Minor.
Mahler's Third Symphony
Gustav Mahler absorbed inspiration from every souce during his work with his third symphony: the flowers in the field, the animals in the forest, people, angels and love. Mahler’s longest symphony overflows with diverse, all-encompassing music.