Jukka-Pekka Saraste (born April 22, 1956) is a Finnish conductor. He trained as a violinist, and later studied conducting at the Sibelius Academy with Jorma Panula, in the same class as Esa-Pekka Salonen and Osmo Vänskä.
With the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (YLE), Saraste was co-principal second violinist and later an associate to Leif Segerstam. He was chief conductor of the YLE from 1987-2001, and is currently its Conductor Laureate. Regarded as a champion of Finnish music, he recorded the… read more
|1||Joutsenet (The Swans)||1 listener|
|2||Barber: Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 22: II. Andante sostenuto||1 listener|
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