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Prokofiev’s ‘Peter and the Wolf’ with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

On March 7, Susanna Mälkki conducts the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra in a children’s music-themed concert. The program will include Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, a symphonic fairytale that uses a cast of vibrant characters and a charming story to introduce children to[…]

Denmark premiere of Fredrik Högberg’s ‘Baboon Concerto’ with Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Susanna Mälkki leads the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra in concerts on February 28 & March 1, at the DR Koncerthuset. Described as “a brilliant interpreter of new music”, Mälkki conducts Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, a gripping and magical five-movement work[…]

Music by John Harvey, John Adams, & Rachmaninov with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

On February 15, Susanna Mälkki conducts the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and the Musiikkitalon Kuoro in a concert of Jonathan Harvey’s Messages, John Adams’ Tromba Lontana, and Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances. Harvey’s mystic soundscape Messages, for chorus and[…]

A return to the Opéra national de Paris for Dvořák’s ‘Rusalka’

Beginning this month, Susanna Mälkki returns to the Opéra national de Paris to conduct Dvořák’s Rusalka. Ms. Mälkki’s past engagements with the company include Janáček’s The Makropolous Case in 2013 and the world premiere of Francesconi’s Trompe-la-Mort in 2017[…]

Messiaen’s ‘Turangalîla Symphony’ with the Los Angeles Philharmonic

In the New Year, Susanna Mälkki returns to California to conduct a series of performances with world class-soloists and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Kaija Saariaho’s Trans for harp and orchestra makes its US premiere with harpist Xavier de Maistre. Saariaho’s piece,[…]