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The essence of all Opus' activities is the greatness of music.
By selecting good works and quality performances and introducing them to the public, we give social value to the work of artists created by the efforts of artisans.
We’re leading the classical culture of Korea with a sense of responsibility dreaming of a better cultural ecosystem where great works of art can breathe with society.
One of the today’s most outstanding cellists, He plays regularly with the greatest orchestras and conductors of the world.
His repertoire includes nearly the whole cello literature. He has played with the most famous musicians of the world.
Arto Noras is the founder and Artistic Director of the Naantali Music Festival. He also founded the International Paulo Cello Competition.
He has a many-sided worldwide career as pianist, conductor, composer and pedagogue.
He has been honored with many awards, including the American Gilmore Artist Award in 1994, the Order of "Pro Finlandia" and the Schubert Medal of the Austrian Cultural Ministry. In 2012 he was honored in Madrid for his artistic and pedagogic activities by Sofia, the Queen of Spain.
The Orchestra has been celebrating its 50th Anniversary of becoming a professional orchestra in 2018 and 125th Anniversary of its establisment in 2019.
The Orchestra has been conducted by famous maestros including Michalis Economou, Lamberto Gardelli, Zsolt Hamar, Arvid Jansons, Mariss Jansons, András Keller, Kobayashi Ken-Ichiro, etc.
He has performed with leading orchestras around the world such as the BBC Symphony,
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, etc.
He’s also first violinist of the Gringolts Quartet. He has recorded many albums, including the recently released duo CD of BIS Stravinsky.
He performed in several prestigious concert venues throughout the world
(such as the Théatre du Châtelet, the Essen Philharmonic Hall, the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Suntory Hall in Tokyo,etc)
His last CD with the works of Russian composers was released in 2016. In 2015, he recorded Scriabin's complete piano sonatas in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of composers's death.