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Sakari Oramo

Recipient of the Conductor of the Year award by the Royal Philharmonic Society in 2015, Sakari Oramo is Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and former Chief Conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. He was Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra between 1998 and 2008, Principal Conductor of the West Coast Kokkola Opera between 2004 and 2018, and Principal Conductor of the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra from 2013 to 2019. After a decade as Chief Conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, he has now served as its Honorary Conductor since 2012. Since his breakthrough, in 1993, he has conducted some of the world’s most prestigious orchestras, including the Wiener Philharmoniker, Berliner Philharmoniker, Staatskapelle Dresden, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He is a professor of conducting and orchestral studies at the Sibelius Academy, in Helsinki. An accomplished violinist, Sakari Oramo was originally leader of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. His discography includes a highly acclaimed Nielsen symphony cycle as well as recordings of Rued Langgaard’s Symphonies Nos 2 and 6 and Per Nørgård’s Symphonies Nos 1 and 8.

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