Vasily Petrenko awarded Gramophone Artist of the Year 2017
Oslo Philharmonic's chief conductor Vasily Petrenko received the prestigous «Artist of the Year» award at the annual Gramophone Awards ceremony on Wednesday night.
"Remains a top-class ensemble"
Read the glowing reviews of the Oslo Philharmonic's concert at BBC Proms in London.
Conductor with his own podcast
American conductor Joshua Weilerstein launched his own podcast in March. He's amazed by the response so far.
Oslo Philharmonic to BBC Proms
On 29th August the Oslo Philharmonic will perform at the Royal Albert Hall in London as a part of the BBC Proms 2017.
Oslo Philharmonic on tour to Asia
Hong Kong and Taiwan are the main destinations for the orchestra's tour to Asia.
− Lovely playing all round
The Oslo Phlharmonic's recording of Sergei Prokofiev's music for Romeo and Juliet has been reviewed in several media outlets. Here's an overview.
Up for a new challenge
Star soprano Camilla Tilling is up for a new challenge thursday night: singing a Bach cantata and a Mahler symphony in the same evening.
With a strong connection to folk music
Manfred Honeck grew up in the same tradition of folk music as Anton Bruckner. Tonight he conducts Bruckner's fourth symphony in Oslo.
Oslo Phil on tour to Central Europe
This week, the Oslo Philharmonic is on tour to Switzerland, Austria and Germany. – I look forward to bringing the jewel of Norwegian classical music to Europe, says chief conductor Vasily Petrenko.
Petrenko and Oslo Phil record Strauss’ tone poems
Oslo Philharmonic with chief conductor Vasily Petrenko recently recorded Richard Strauss’ tone poems Also sprach Zarathustra and Ein Heldenleben – the first in a planned series on label Lawo.
− Felt we were part of something huge
In 1990, Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel (1928-2016) spearheaded the conference "The Anatomy of Hate" in Oslo, and brought celebrities and political leaders together in Oslo Concert Hall for a special concert.
− A dream from my childhood
Oslo Philharmonic's latest recording of Prokofiev's complete ballet music to Romeo and Juliet is a first for both the orchestra and its chief conductor Vasily Petrenko.