Oslo
Philharmonic


2022/23
Season

Pianist Yuja Wang
10th August 2022

Yuja Wang plays Liszt

Superstar Yuja Wang is the soloist in Franz Liszt’s spectacular piano concerto, and Klaus Mäkelä conducts two symphonic masterpieces: Jean Sibelius’ ‘farewell work’ Tapiola and Richard Strauss’ hero’s story Ein Heldenleben.

From the Palace Square
21st August 2022

Outdoor concert at the Palace Square

Alpesh Chauhan conducts the Oslo Philharmonic at the late summer’s big event in the capital city.

Conductor Gustavo Gimeno
1st and 2nd September 2022

Maurice Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé

The Spanish conductor Gustavo Gimeno features César Franck’s Symphony in D minor and Maurice Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé at his first concert with the Oslo Philharmonic and the Oslo Philharmonic Choir.

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaya
15th and 16th September 2022

Hidden jewels

Klaus Mäkelä conducts two works that took a long time to reach the audience. Patricia Kopatchinskaya is the soloist in Robert Schumann’s Violin Concerto, which was hidden from the public for over 80 years.

From Superman
19th, 20th and 22nd October 2022

Elite film music

Music from Superman, E.T., Jurassic Park and several other classics.

Cellist Sol Gabetta
10th November 2022

Sol Gabetta plays Shostakovich

The Argentinian cellist Sol Gabetta is the soloist for Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1, with Klaus Mäkelä as conductor.

Oslo Philharmonic Choir
8th and 9th December 2022

Oslo Philharmonic Choir 100 years

The Oslo Philharmonic Choir celebrates its centenary with a magnificent gala concert together with the Oslo Philharmonic and conductors Cathrine Winnes and Øystein Fevang.

Pianist Khatia Buniatishvili
3rd, 4th and 5th January 2023

New Year's Concert

The Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili is the soloist for Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

Violinist Lisa Batiashvili
12th and 13th January 2023

Lisa Batiashvili plays Tchaikovsky

Two international stars visit the Oslo Philharmonic, Colombian conductor Andres Orozco-Estrada and Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili.

Cellist Truls Mørk
9th February 2023

Truls Mørk plays Myaskovsky

Truls Mørk is the soloist in Nikolai Myaskovsky’s warmly melancholic Cello Concerto and Stanislav Kochanovsky conducts Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s evocative orchestral work Scheherazade which is based on the stories in One Thousand and One Nights.

Conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
9th March 2023

Mahler's Ninth

Oslo Philharmonic’s percussionists Tom Vissgren and Terje Viken are soloists in Bártok’s Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra, together with the pianists Håvard Gimse and Helge Kjekshus. Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 9.

Conductor Klaus Mäkelä
30th and 31st March 2023

Missa solemnis

Klaus Mäkelä conducts the powerful work that Beethoven himself described as his best: his Missa solemnis for four soloists, choir and orchestra. The mass was composed parallel with Beethoven’s ninth symphony, and the two works have much in common.

Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes
24th, 25th and 26th May 2023

Leif Ove Andsnes plays Rachmaninoff

In the last concerts of the season at the Oslo Concert Hall, Leif Ove Andsnes is the soloist for Sergei Rachmaninov’s challenging Piano Concerto No. 3.