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.
Outdoor concert at the Palace Square
Alpesh Chauhan conducts the Oslo Philharmonic at the late summer’s big event in the capital city.
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.
Elite film music
Music from Superman, E.T., Jurassic Park and several other classics.
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 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.
New Year's Concert
The Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili is the soloist for Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2.
Lisa Batiashvili plays Tchaikovsky
Two international stars visit the Oslo Philharmonic, Colombian conductor Andres Orozco-Estrada and Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili.
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.
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.
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.
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.