Susanna Mälkki appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association announced today the appointment of Susanna Mälkki as Principal Guest Conductor of the LA Phil for a three-year term beginning in autumn 2017. This prestigious position has only been held by two conductors previously: Sir Simon Rattle[…]

Susanna Mälkki returns to Chicago and New World Symphony Orchestras

Susanna Mälkki returns to the US to conduct the Chicago and New World Symphony orchestras over the next two weeks. The performances at Chicago’s Symphony Center also feature Gil Shaham as the soloist in Bartók’s Violin Concerto No.2. The rest of the programme includes[…]

Susanna Mälkki debuts with the London Philharmonic Orchestra

On 27 November Susanna Mälkki makes her debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall. The programme features works by Liadov, Prokofiev and Sibelius and is broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. Last week Mälkki made another European debut when she[…]

Susanna Mälkki returns to San Francisco Symphony

Susanna Mälkki conducts two programmes with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall over the coming fortnight. The first programme features works by Mussorgsky and Prokofiev, as well as Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto with Christian Tetzlaff, with concerts on[…]

Josefowicz and Mälkki perform Francesconi UK premiere at the BBC Proms

Leila Josefowicz joins BBC Symphony Orchestra and Susanna Mälkki to perform the UK premiere of Luca Francesconi’s Violin Concerto: Duende – The Dark Notes at the BBC Proms on 27 July. This concert also features Pierre Boulez’s Notations (numbers 1-4 and 7) and[…]