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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Upcoming Performances

APR 23, 2021

Teatro alla Scala Orchestra

Online event

Streaming on www.teatroallascala.org and on the La Scala Facebook and YouTube channels.

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

MAY 12, 2021

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Helsinki Music Centre

Programme to be announced

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