Sakari Oramo, conductor

Winner of the 2015 Royal Philharmonic Society Conductor of the Year award, Sakari Oramo is Chief Conductor of both the BBC Symphony and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic orchestras, and Principal Conductor of the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra. Between 1998 and 2008 he was Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and between 2004 and 2018 he was Principal Conductor of the West Coast Kokkola Opera. After a decade as Chief Conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, he has now served as their Honorary Conductor since 2012.


Recent highlights include returns to the Berliner Philharmoniker, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Staatskapelle Dresden, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. He continues to champion the promotion of new and rarely performed works with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.


Recent highlights also include concerts with the Czech Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. During the summer of 2018, he conducted several Proms with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, including the First Night of the Proms, and the BBC Singers. He has also previously conducted the Last Night of the Proms (in 2014, 2016 and 2017).

More information:
Sakari Oramo, violin

facebook twitter email print

full discography

Discography (extract)

Kaija Saariaho

70 Years

(Digital album)


ODE 1407-2

Released 01/2023

more info & buy

Robert Schumann

Konzertstück for Four Horns and Orchestra

Adagio and Allegro

Camille Saint-Saëns

Morceau de concert

Reinhold Glière

Horn Concerto

Markus Maskuniitty, horn

Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Sakari Oramo, conductor

ODE 1339-2

Released 04/2019

more info & buy

Finland 100

A Century of Finnish Classics

5 CD collection celebrating 100 years of Finland's independence

Orchestral Works I & II


Vocal Works

Chamber Music

Various Finnish artist, orchestras and conductors

ODE 1300-2Q


Released 11/2016

more info & buy

Sergei Prokofiev
Symphonies 5 & 6

Finnish RSO
Sakari Oramo
ODE 1181-2

Released 08/2012

more info & buy

back to top
Extended search
We noticed you are searching for more than one word. Would you like to

search for each word separately,
eg.: Paul, Hindersmith, Symphonie

search for a term,
eg.: "Paul Hindersmith"

redefine your search.
Use quotations for a term and single words, eg.: "Paul Hindersmith" Symphonie