World premiere with Esperanza Spalding, Claire Chase, and the HPO

Susanna Mälkki begins the 2021/22 season with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and two legendary soloists from the United States: Esperanza Spalding and Claire Chase. This exciting concert on September 10 will feature the highly anticipated world premiere of Felipe[…]

Upcoming Bartók release with the HPO

Susanna Mälkki’s next album with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra will feature Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, and Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta. The recording will be released date on October 1, and it will be available on BIS Records. This[…]

Sibelius, Saariaho, and Stravinsky with the London Symphony Orchestra at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence

On July 14, Susanna Mälkki leads the London Symphony Orchestra for her second event at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence with fellow conductor Clément Mao-Takacs. The evening will feature a thrilling program of works by Sibelius, Saariaho, and Stravinsky, with star soloists[…]

World premiere of Kaaija Saariaho’s ‘Innocence’ at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence

Susanna Mälkki conducts the greatly anticipated world premiere of Kaaija Saariaho’s Innocence at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence on July 3, 6, 10, and 12. Marking her debut with the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Mälkki will conduct the London Symphony Orchestra[…]

Wieniawski and Schubert with Joshua Bell and the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

For the final concert of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra season, Susanna Mälkki conducts the ensemble and celebrated violinist Joshua Bell on May 27 in a program featuring Henryk Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 2, and Schubert’s vast Symphony No. 8 “The[…]