A much sought-after artist on the international conducting circuit, Susanna Mälkki’s versatility and broad repertoire have taken her to symphony and chamber orchestras, contemporary music ensembles and opera houses around the world.

The 2016/17 season marks Mälkki’s debut year as Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra where highlights of her inaugural season will include such orchestral works as Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, Mahler’s Symphonies Nos.2 and 6, Debussy’s La Mer and Messiaen’s Turangalîla Symphony.

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San Francisco Chronicle

Mälkki was recently appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, beginning in autumn 2017 and is also Principal Guest Conductor of the Gulbenkian Orchestra. Previously she held the position of Music Director of the Ensemble intercontemporain and Artistic Director of Stavanger Symfoniorkester.

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European Festival Concerts with the HPO

Susanna Mälkki leads the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra in two festival performances this month, beginning with a richly programmed performance as part of the Helsinki Festival on August 18. The evening includes Stravinsky’s Funeral Song, the Finnish premiere of[…]

July concerts in the U.S.

Susanna Mälkki returns to the United States this month, leading performances with two of the country’s most preeminent orchestras. Ms. Mälkki reunites with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for a two-concert series at the Ravinia Festival. The first, hosted on July 20,[…]

Conducting Masterclass – Musiikin aika Time of Music

This summer, Susanna Mälkki leads a multi-day masterclass course for Musiikin aika Time of Music in Viitasaari, Finland. Dates for the course take place July 2 through 9, with public concerts on the 8 & 9. The masterclass session is comprised of daily rehearsals with[…]

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Upcoming Performances

August 18

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Helsinki Music Centre

Gerhild Romberger, alto; Burkhard Fritz, tenor

August 22

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Berwaldhallen

Gerhild Romberger, alto; Simon O´Neill, tenor

September 9, 10

Berliner Philharmoniker

Berliner Philharmoniker

Gil Shaham, violin

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