Oslo Philharmonic Announces New 22-Year-Old Chief Conductor

The Oslo Philharmonic has announced the appointment of Finnish cellist and conductor Klaus Mäkelä as its new Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor

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The Oslo Philharmonic in Oslo, Norway, has this week announced the appointment of 22-year-old Finnish cellist and conductor Klaus Mäkelä as its new Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor – effective from August 2020.

A graduate of the Sibelius Academy, Klaus currently serves as Principal Guest Conductor of the Swedish Radio Symphony, Artistic Director of the Turku Music Festival – and as Artist-in-Association with the Tapiola Sinfonietta.

He will replace conductor Vasily Petrenko in the role.

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