The 2018/19 season marks Mälkki’s third year as Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, with highlights set to include Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, the world premiere of a new work by Enno Poppe, and – following a highly successful tour to Salzburg and Paris with cellist Truls Mørk in May 2018 – a tour of Central Europe with violinist Pekka Kuusisto, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and Vienna’s Konzerthaus among the venues. Following an acclaimed first season as Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Mälkki launches 2018/19 with the world premiere of Steve Reich’s Music for Ensemble and Orchestra.

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Other projects include Messiaen’s Turangalîla-Symphonie and a staged performance of Sibelius’s The Tempest in collaboration with The Old Globe. Mälkki was previously Principal Guest Conductor of the Gulbenkian Orchestra (2013-17) and Music Director of the Ensemble Intercontemporain (2006-13).

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Mozart and Bartók with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

On March 20 & 21, Susanna Mälkki joins the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and soloists Yeol Eum Son, Ildikó Komlósi, and John Relyea, to conduct a program featuring works by Mozart and Bartók. The first concert on March 20 takes place at Victoria Hall, and the second on[…]

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On March 7, Susanna Mälkki conducts the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra in a children’s music-themed concert. The program will include Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, a symphonic fairytale that uses a cast of vibrant characters and a charming story to introduce children to[…]

Denmark premiere of Fredrik Högberg’s ‘Baboon Concerto’ with Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Susanna Mälkki leads the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra in concerts on February 28 & March 1, at the DR Koncerthuset. Described as “a brilliant interpreter of new music”, Mälkki conducts Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, a gripping and magical five-movement work[…]

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Upcoming Performances

Mar 29

Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France

L'Auditorium de Radio France

Roger Muraro, piano
Cynthia Millar, ondes Martenot

Apr 3, 4

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Helsinki Music Centre

Akiko Suwanai, violin

Apr 7

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Konzerthaus Dortmund


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