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Recipient of the Conductor of the Year award by the Royal Philharmonic Society in 2015, Sakari Oramo is Chief Conductor of both the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, and Principal Conductor of the West Coast Kokkola Opera and Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra. Between 1998 and 2008 he was Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and after a decade as Chief Conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, he is now its Honorary Conductor. In recent seasons he has conducted the Czech Philharmonic, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Boston Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, among many others. An accomplished violinist, Sakari Oramo was originally leader of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and in 2014 made his debut in the BBC Proms Chamber Music series, performing Prokofiev’s Sonata for Two Violins with Janine Jansen. His discography includes a highly acclaimed Nielsen symphony cycle as well as recordings of Grieg’s Piano Concerto and Nørgård’s Symphonies Nos 1 and 8.

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