The 2017/18 season marks Mälkki’s debut year as Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic – highlights will include orchestral works by Berlioz, Mendelssohn and Strauss. Mälkki also enters her second season as Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, directing works by Mahler, Bartók and Mozart, among others, as well as a concert tour to Salzburg and Paris with cellist Truls Mørk. In 2017 she concluded her four-year tenure as Principal Guest Conductor of the Gulbenkian Orchestra.

A guest conductor at the highest level worldwide, Mälkki begins the 2017/18 season with a return to the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berliner Festspiele). She recently returned to the San Francisco, The Cleveland, Chicago Symphony and Swedish Radio Symphony orchestras, and in March 2017 made her debut with the London Symphony Orchestra (she returns in April 2018).

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Other forthcoming engagements include returns to the New York Philharmonic and Gothenburg Symphony orchestras, as well as her Czech Philharmonic Orchestra debut. She has previously conducted the New World Symphony, Bayerischer Rundfunk, London Sinfonietta, Oslo Philharmonic and Philadelphia orchestras, BBC Symphony Orchestra (BBC Proms), Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Teatro La Fenice.

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Wiener Staatsoper debut – ‘Dantons Tod’

This spring, Susanna Mälkki makes her greatly anticipated debut at the Wiener Staatsoper leading the rarely performed Dantons Tod, composed by Gottfried von Einem. These performances are presented in recognition of the 100th anniversary of von Einem’s birth, and serve[…]

LA Philharmonic 2018/19 Season Engagements

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International Women’s Conducting Workshop 2018 in New York City

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Upcoming Performances

March 24, 27, 31

Dantons Tod

Vienna State opera

Josef Ernst Köpplinger, direction (debut)

April 3, 6, 9

Dantons Tod

Vienna State opera

Josef Ernst Köpplinger, direction (debut)

April 14

London Symphony Orchestra

Palau de la Música

Barcelona, Spain

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