Intermusica tours the Oslo Philharmonic with Colin Currie to the Grafenegg festival
Published: 06 August 2012
Category: Tours & Projects
The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of its Chief Conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste, travels to Austria for one performance on 24 August as part of the Grafenegg Music Festival. This concert marks the second time the orchestra have appeared as guests at the festival, the first time being in 2008.
The orchestra will open the concert with Haydn Symphony No.49 'La Passione' and conclude with Brahms Symphony No.4 in E minor. Joining the orchestra will be British percussionist Colin Currie who will perform James MacMillan’s Veni Veni Emmanuel. The Grafenegg concert marks the 20th anniversary of the world premiere of the piece, which was conducted by Jukka Pekka Saraste at the BBC Proms in 1992. In addition James Macmillan is composer in residence at Grafenegg this summer, which sees a number of his works and a new commission Credo performed at concerts throughout the festival.