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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Concerts with the Berlin Philharmonic and Gil Shaham

Susanna Mälkki leads a two-concert series with the Berlin Philharmonic and violinist Gil Shaham, on September 9 & 10 at the Philharmonie. Works featured on the vast ranging programme include Busoni’s Tanz-Walzer for Orchestra, Op. 53; Bartók’s Concerto for[…]

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,[…]

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Upcoming Performances

September 27, 28

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Helsinki Music Centre

Gérard Buquet, tuba

October 4, 5

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Gothenburg Concert Hall

Camilla Tilling, soprano

October 12

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Helsinki Music Centre

Alexei Ogrintchouk, oboe

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