Steve Reich’s ‘Runner,’ ‘Music for Ensemble and Orchestra,’ Recorded by Los Angeles Philharmonic Led by Susanna Mälkki, Due September 30 on Nonesuch

Nonesuch Records releases the first recordings of Steve Reich’s Runner (2016) and Music for Ensemble and Orchestra (2018), performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and conducted by Susanna Mälkki, available digitally and on CD on September 30, 2022; a vinyl LP version[…]

Open-Air Concerts with Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

This July, Susanna Mälkki steps in for an indisposed Herbert Blomstedt to lead two open-air concerts in Leipzig’s Rosental Park. This marks her long-awaited debut with the orchestra as she was scheduled to join them in May 2020 but the engagement was canceled due to the[…]

‘The Rake’s Progress’ at The Metropolitan Opera

This spring, Susanna Mälkki will make her highly anticipated return to The Metropolitan Opera where she will conduct Igor Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress. This follows her acclaimed company debut in Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin, of which The New York Times[…]

Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 with Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

On April 22, Susanna Mälkki will lead the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra in Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1890, ed. Nowak). This magnificent work, sometimes called The Apocalyptic, placed 13th in BBC Music Magazine’s article: “The 20 Greatest Symphonies[…]

‘Wozzeck’ in Paris

This March, Susanna Mälkki returns to Opéra national de Paris to conduct Alban Berg’s first opera, Wozzeck. Considered a 20th century masterpiece, Wozzeck is an avante-garde musical work that utilizes atonality, sprechgesang and leitmotifs that help differentiate the[…]