Lars Petter Hagen will be stepping down as Head and Artistic Director of the Ultima Festival following the 2017 festival
He will be moving to the Oslo Philharmonic, where he will be in charge of the orchestra’s centenary celebrations.
Hagen has been given a position as project leader for the Oslo Philharmonic’s 100 year anniversary in the 2019-20 season. Lars Petter Hagen will be leaving his position as Head and Artistic Director of Ultima Festival. He will remain responsible for the Ultima Festival's autumn edition, but will be taking up his new post at the Oslo Philharmonic on 1 March 2017.