‘Pelléas et Mélisande’ in Aix-en-Provence

Susanna Mälkki returns to the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence this summer to conduct Pelléas et Mélisande in Katie Mitchell’s acclaimed production, which first debuted to great acclaim at the festival in 2016. Mitchell’s interpretation of Claude Debussy’s[…]

Susanna Mälkki receives an Honorary Doctorate from the Sibelius Academy and Uniarts

Being awarded an honorary doctorate is the highest accolade bestowed by the Sibelius Academy. As well as Susanna Mälkki, this year’s recipients include President of the Republic of Finland Alexander Stubb, performer and collector of traditional Romani songs Hilja[…]

Concert with Mitsuko Uchida and the HPO

On May 10,  Susanna Mälkki leads the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra in a captivating program featuring the renowned pianist Mitsuko Uchida. Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major is at the heart of the evening’s repertoire, celebrated for its elegance and[…]

Performances with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

On May 2 and 3, Susanna Mälkki will return to conduct the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, presenting a diverse program that spans both contemporary works and classical staples. Renowned for the interpretation of compositions by Kaija Saariaho, Ms. Mälkki will first lead the[…]

Innocence wins Olivier Award

Innocence, Kaija Saariaho‘s final opera, which was recently performed at the Royal Opera House has won the Olivier Award (for excellence in theatre in London) for “Best New Opera Production“.