The current COVID-19 pandemic has only slightly curtailed a busy calendar as preparations continued over the summer, 2020 for her postponed debut at the “Festival d’Aix en Provence”, where she will conduct the world premiere of Kaija Saariaho’s new opera Innocence in July, 2021 with the London Symphony Orchestra. Susanna Mälkki’s autumn 2020 season as Chief Conductor with the Helsinki Philharmonic will have experimentation and expanded collaborations as hallmarks of the adapted performance schedule, serving her community with more socially distanced performances and media collaborations.

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Additionally, she will guest conduct with the Montréal Symphony, the London Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and the Berlin Philharmonic, as well as begin preparations for a new production of Die Walküre at the Finnish National Opera which premieres in January 2021.

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Livestream: Reich, Jolas, and Sibelius with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

On January 15, Susanna Mälkki conducts the phenomenal trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger and the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra in a program featuring the Finnish premiere of Betsey Jolas’ new work Onze Lieder, plus works by Steve Reich and Sibelius. There will be a live[…]

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Upcoming Performances

MAR 6, 7, 9, 14, 24, 27, 28, 2021

L'Orchestre symphonique de Montréal ARCHIVED STREAM

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Online event

APR 9, 2021

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Helsinki Music Centre

Programme to be announced
Hilary Hahn, violin

MAY 6, 7, 2021

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Herkulessaal

Gil Shaham, violinist
Ticket sales start two weeks before the concert, exclusively over the phone and online

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