Susanna Mälkki is sought-after at the highest level with symphony orchestras and in opera houses worldwide. Currently in her sixth season as Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, she continues to fascinate audiences with her insightful interpretations, extending the repertory with a fresh and an impressively broad approach to programming. Susanna Mälkki is also Principal Guest Conductor at the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

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Mälkki can invest anything she touches with persuasive grandeur ...

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Susanna Mälkki appears regularly with top orchestras throughout Europe and North America; Philadelphia Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Symphony, London Symphony Orchestra, the Münchner Philharmoniker, Wiener Symphoniker, Bayerischer Rundfunk and the Berliner Philharmoniker. In the 2021/22 season she makes her debut on the Carnegie Hall stage with the New York Philharmonic.

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Tchaikovsky and Saariaho with the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Susanna Mälkki returns to the Los Angeles Philharmonic to conduct the US premiere of Saariaho’s Vista and Tchaikovsky’s quintessentially romantic Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Italian pianist Beatrice Rana, hailed for her “ferocious technique” and[…]

Concerts with New World Symphony & Philadelphia Orchestra

This month, Susanna Mälkki returns to the east coast for concerts with the New World Symphony and Philadelphia Orchestra. On Saturday, October 16, she conducts the New World Symphony and one of the world’s premier pianists Jean-Yves Thibaudet for an exclusive evening of[…]

World premiere with Esperanza Spalding, Claire Chase, and the HPO

Susanna Mälkki begins the 2021/22 season with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and two legendary soloists from the United States: Esperanza Spalding and Claire Chase. This exciting concert on September 10 will feature the highly anticipated world premiere of Felipe[…]

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Upcoming Performances

OCT 16, 2021

New World Symphony

The Arsht Center

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

OCT 21, 22, 23, 2021

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Verizon Hall

David Kim, violin
Philippe Tondre, oboe

OCT 29, 30, 31, 2021

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Los Angeles, CA

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