Oslo Philharmonic on tour to Asia

Photo: Fred-Olav Vatne/Oslo Philharmonic

Chief conductor Vasily Petrenko leads all the concerts on the Oslo Philharmonic's tour to Asia.

Hong Kong and Taiwan are the main destinations for the orchestra's tour to Asia.

The orchestra will play two concerts in Hong Kong and two in Taiwan the upcoming week. Truls Mørk will be the soloist in cello concertos by Dmitri Shostakovich and Edward Elgar, and chief conductor Vasily Petrenko also will conduct music by Edvard Grieg, Geirr Tveitt, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Jean Sibelius.

The Oslo Philharmonic's concerts are part of the program of two big music festivals: Hong Kong Arts Festival are Taiwan International Festival of Arts.

Read the festivals' presentations of the orchestra:

Hong Kong: Vasily Petrenko and the Oslo Philharmonic

Taiwan: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra


Concert programmes:

14th March in Hong Kong Cultural Centre:

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46

Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107 (Cello: Truls Mørk)

Sergei Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27


15th March in Hong Kong Cultural Centre:

Geirr Tveitt: Excerpts from 100 Folk Tunes from Hardanger

Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 (Cello: Truls Mørk)

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43


17th March in National Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan:

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46

Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107 (Cello: Truls Mørk)

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27


18th March in National Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan:

Geirr Tveitt: Excerpts of 100 Folk Tunes from Hardanger

Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 (Cello: Truls Mørk)

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43