Susanna Mälkki awarded the Nordic Council Music Prize 2017 Her brother, Mikko Mälkki, accepted the prize on her behalf at the award ceremony in Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, on 1 November. The Adjudication Committee wrote: “Susanna Mälkki is a versatile and dedicated maestro of both the classical and contemporary repertoire.[…]

Susanna Mälkki to continue as Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Susanna Mälkki will stay on as Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Her three-year contract, which began in autumn 2016, includes a two-year extension option, allowing her to continue in her position as Chief Conductor until spring 2021. Gita Kadambi, General[…]

Two concert series with the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Launching her first season as Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Susanna Mälkki leads this premiere ensemble in two concert series, the first features a mix of classical and contemporary repertoire. On October 27, 28 & 29 violinist Leila Josefowicz[…]

Mälkki conducts Strauss and Bergman in Finland

Susanna Mälkki leads the Helsinki Philharmonic in a richly varied programme including Richard Strauss’ Oboe Concerto, with soloist Alexei Ogrintchouk, and the composer’s Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, his romantic and sweeping operatic masterpiece. Between these[…]

Concert with Gil Shaham available via Digital Concert Hall

Susanna Mälkki’s concert with Gil Shaham and the Berlin Philharmonic from September 10 is now available on demand via Digital Concert Hall. “Susanna Mälkki leads Jean Sibelius’s Symphony No. 2 to a glorious climax. The final movement, played perfectly and with[…]