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Susanna Mälkki debuts at The Metropolitan Opera with Saariaho’s ‘L’Amour de Loin’

This winter, Susanna Mälkki makes her greatly anticipated debut at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, conducting a month-long performance run of Kaija Saariaho’s “transfixing” (The New York Times) opera L’Amour de Loin. The production, new to The Metropolitan[…]

Susanna Mälkki named Musical America’s 2017 Conductor of the Year

Susanna Mälkki has been lauded as the 2017 Conductor of the Year, by Musical America. She will receive the award at a ceremony in New York City on December 8 at the historic Carnegie Hall. Previous honorees include conductors Osmo Vänskä, Marin Alsop, and Gianandrea Noseda,[…]

October concerts with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Susanna Mälkki continues her first season as Music Director of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra with a concert series titled “Majestic Brahms” at the Helsinki Music Centre. The programme features the Brahms Violin Concerto, with concertmaster Pekka Kauppinen[…]

Susanna Mälkki receives France’s Légion d’Honneur

Susanna Mälkki has been honored as a Chevalier in the Order of the Légion d’Honneur  – the highest decoration in France – by the French Ambassador to Finland, Serge Mostura, at a ceremony this week in Helsinki.  This special honor recognizes her contributions to[…]

Susanna Mälkki opens her first season as the Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic

Susanna Mälkki opens her first season as the Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic on September 9th. The orchestra, which is the oldest professional orchestra of the Nordic countries, was founded in 1882 and it has given, among others, most of the world premieres of the[…]