Klaus Mäkelä

Conductor & Cellist

SEASON 2018/19


30.08.2018 20:00 @ Sendesaal des Hessischen Rundfunks – Frankfurt, Germany

FRANKFURT RADIO SYMPHONY (HR-SINFONIEORCHESTER)

Sibelius: Lemminkäinen's Return

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor

Lukáš Vondráček, piano

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



08.09.2018 19:00 @ Snellman Hall – Kokkola, Finland

OSTROBOTHNIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Hasse: Fuga e Grave in G minor

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major

Mozart: Adagio & Fugue in C minor

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 ”Jupiter”

Eero Heinonen, piano

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



14.09.2018 19:00 @ Espoo Cultural Centre – Espoo, Finland

BEETHOVEN CYCLE WITH TAPIOLA SINFONIETTA

Maxwell-Davies: Eight Songs for a Mad King

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major

Thomas Florio, baritone

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



20.09.2018 14:00 @ Espoo Cultural Centre – Espoo, Finland

BEETHOVEN CYCLE WITH TAPIOLA SINFONIETTA

Lully: Le Bourgeois gentilhomme – Turkish March

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major ”Turkish”

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major

Sergey Malov, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



21.09.2018 19:00 @ Espoo Cultural Centre – Espoo, Finland

BEETHOVEN CYCLE WITH TAPIOLA SINFONIETTA

Lully: Le Bourgeois gentilhomme – Turkish March

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major ”Turkish”

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major

Sergey Malov, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor


After the concert: Beethoven: Piano Trio Op. 70/1 "Ghost" 

Malov, Mäkelä, Zahharenkova



28.09.2018 19:00 @ Berwaldhallen – Stockholm, Sweden

SWEDISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Bach/Webern: Fuga (2. Ricercata) a 6 voci

Rautavaara: Cello Concerto No. 2 ”Towards the Horizon”

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Truls Mørk, cello

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



29.09.2018 15:00 @ Berwaldhallen – Stockholm, Sweden

SWEDISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Bach/Webern: Fuga (2. Ricercata) a 6 voci

Rautavaara: Cello Concerto No. 2 ”Towards the Horizon”

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Truls Mørk, cello

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



11.10.2018 19:30 @ Harpa Hall – Reykjavík, Iceland

ICELAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Bernstein: Overture from Candide

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor

Sayaka Shoji, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



20.10.2018 20:00 @ Gewandhaus – Leipzig, Germany

MDR LEIPZIG RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (MDR SINFONIEORCHESTER)

López: Perú Negro

Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Alban Gerhardt, cello

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



25.10.2018 20:00 @ Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

ANTWERP SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Henderickx: Cello Concerto WORLD PREMIERE

Dean: Cello Concerto

Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello

Alban Gerhardt, cello

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



28.10.2018 11:00 @ Elisabethzaal – Antwerp, Belgium

ANTWERP SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra

Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major

Alban Gerhardt, cello

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



07.11.2018 19:00 @ Music Centre Hall – Helsinki, Finland

HELSINKI PHILHARMONIC ORHESTRA

Byström: Segelnde Stadt

Rautavaara: Cello Concerto No. 2 ”Towards the Horizon”

Bjarnason: Over Light Earth

López: Perú Negro

Marko Ylönen, cello

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



08.11.2018 19:00 @ Music Centre Hall – Helsinki, Finland

HELSINKI PHILHARMONIC ORHESTRA

Byström: Segelnde Stadt

Rautavaara: Cello Concerto No. 2 ”Towards the Horizon”

Bjarnason: Over Light Earth

López: Perú Negro

Marko Ylönen, cello

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



15.11.2018 19:00 @ Turku Concert Hall – Turku, Finland

TURKU PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Zinovjev: Batteria

Melartin: Symphony No. 5 in A minor

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



16.11.2018 19:00 @ Turku Concert Hall – Turku, Finland

TURKU PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Zinovjev: Batteria

Melartin: Symphony No. 5 in A minor

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



08.12.2018 20:00 @ Halle aux Grains – Toulouse, France

ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DU CAPITOLE DE TOULOUSE

López: Perú Negro

Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Major

Stravinsky: Petrushka

Akiko Suwanai, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



14.12.2018 19:00 @ Tampere Hall – Tampere, Finland

TAMPERE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Melartin: Symphony No. 5 in A minor

Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Major

Madetoja: Elegy

Stravinsky: Petrushka

Elina Vähälä, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



04.01.2019 19:30 @ Oslo Konserthus – Oslo, Norway

OSLO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor

Lauren Fagan, soprano

Hanna Hipp, mezzo-soprano

Tuomas Katajala, tenor

Shenyang, bass-baritone

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



11.01.2019 19:00 @ Espoo Cultural Centre – Espoo, Finland

BEETHOVEN CYCLE WITH TAPIOLA SINFONIETTA

Shchedrin: Beethoven Heiligenstädter Testament

Sallinen: Chamber Music III Op. 58, 'The Nocturnal Dances of Don Juanquixote'

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major ”Eroica”

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor & cello



17.01.2019 19:00 @ Malmö Live – Malmö, Sweden

MALMÖ SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Martinsson: Opening Sounds

Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn

Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 in E minor

Peter Mattei, baritone

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



19.01.2019 13:00 @ Malmö Live – Malmö, Sweden

MALMÖ SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Martinsson: Opening Sounds

Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn

Peter Mattei, baritone

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



31.01.2019 19:30 @ Grieghallen – Bergen, Norway

BERGEN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major ”Emperor”

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor

Javier Perianes, piano

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



01.02.2019 19:30 @ Grieghallen – Bergen, Norway

BERGEN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major ”Emperor”

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor

Javier Perianes, piano

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



08.02.2019 19:20 @ Forum am Schlosspark – Ludwigsburg, Germany

MDR LEIPZIG RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (MDR SINFONIEORCHESTER)

Bach/Webern: Fuga (2. Ricercata) a 6 voci

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor ”Scottish”

Antje Weithaas, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



10.02.2019 11:00 @ Gewandhaus – Leipzig, Germany

MDR LEIPZIG RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (MDR SINFONIEORCHESTER)

Bach/Webern: Fuga (2. Ricercata) a 6 voci

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major

Bach/Berio: Contrapunctus XIX

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor ”Scottish”

Antje Weithaas, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



21.02.2019 19:00 @ Sibelius Hall – Lahti, Finland

LAHTI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Zinovjev: Batteria

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor

Melartin: Symphony No. 5 in A minor

López: Perú Negro

Barry Douglas, piano

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



01.03.2019 19:00 @ Espoo Cultural Centre – Espoo, Finland

BEETHOVEN CYCLE WITH TAPIOLA SINFONIETTA

Beethoven: Prometheus Overture

Czerny: Concerto for Piano for Four Hands in C Major

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major

Nino Gvetadze & Ossi Tanner, pianos

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



06.03.2019 18:00 @ Berwaldhallen – Stockholm, Sweden

SWEDISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Major

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6 in B minor

Elina Vähälä, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



07.03.2019 18:00 @ Berwaldhallen – Stockholm, Sweden

SWEDISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Major

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6 in B minor

Elina Vähälä, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



13.03.2019 19:00 @ Music Centre Hall – Helsinki, Finland

FINNISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Bach/Webern: Fuga (2. Ricercata) a 6 voci

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major

Bach/Berio: Contrapunctus XIX

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor ”Scottish”

Ilya Gringolts, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



14.03.2019 19:00 @ Music Centre Hall – Helsinki, Finland

FINNISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Bach/Webern: Fuga (2. Ricercata) a 6 voci

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major

Bach/Berio: Contrapunctus XIX

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor ”Scottish”

Ilya Gringolts, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



16.03.2019 15:00 @ Music Centre Hall – Helsinki, Finland

FINNISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Bach/Webern: Fuga (2. Ricercata) a 6 voci

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major

Bach/Berio: Contrapunctus XIX

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor ”Scottish”

Ilya Gringolts, violin

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



06.04.2019 19:30 @ Kursaal – Bern, Switzerland

BERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (BERNER SYMPHONIE-ORCHESTER)

Mussorgsky: Prelude & Persian Dance to Khovanschina

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E minor

Janina Fialkowska, piano

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



07.04.2019 17:00 @ Kursaal – Bern, Switzerland

BERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (BERNER SYMPHONIE-ORCHESTER)

Mussorgsky: Prelude to Khovanschina

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E minor

Janina Fialkowska, piano

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



13.04.2019 19:00 @ Snellman Hall – Kokkola, Finland

OSTROBOTHNIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Beethoven: Prometheus Overture

Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor

Zinovjev: New Work for String Orchestra WORLD PREMIERE

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major

Senja Rummukainen, cello

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



26.04.2019 19:00 @ Auditorium-Orchestre National de Lyon – Lyon, France

ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE LYON

Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music ”Maurerische Trauermusik”

Debussy: Ibéria

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



27.04.2019 18:00 @ Auditorium-Orchestre National de Lyon – Lyon, France

ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE LYON

Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music ”Maurerische Trauermusik”

Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B-flat Major

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor

Sophie Dartigalongue, bassoon

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



10.05.2019 19:00 @ Berwaldhallen – Stockholm, Sweden

SWEDISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Vasks: Pater Noster

Vasks: Laudate Dominum

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 in C Major ”Leningrad”

The Swedish Radio Choir

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



11.05.2019 15:00 @ Berwaldhallen – Stockholm, Sweden

SWEDISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Vasks: Pater Noster

Vasks: Laudate Dominum

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 in C Major ”Leningrad”

The Swedish Radio Choir

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



24.05.2019 20:30 @ Le Parvis de Tarbes – Ibos, France

ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DU CAPITOLE DE TOULOUSE

Messiaen: Les Offrandes oubliées

Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor

Debussy: Images

Ravel: Bolero

István Várdai, cello

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



25.05.2019 20:30 @ Halle aux Grains – Toulouse, France

ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DU CAPITOLE DE TOULOUSE

Messiaen: Les Offrandes oubliées

Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor

Debussy: Images

Ravel: Bolero

István Várdai, cello

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



12.06.2019 20:30 @ Philharmonie de Paris – Paris, France

ORCHESTRE DE PARIS

Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Javier Perianes, piano

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor



13.06.2019 20:30 @ Philharmonie de Paris – Paris, France

ORCHESTRE DE PARIS

Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Javier Perianes, piano

Klaus Mäkelä, conductor