...there's no question that Mälkki can invest anything she touches with persuasive grandeur ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Mälkki, who leads the Ensemble Intercontemporain in Paris, takes a fiercely dynamic approach to both new music and standard repertoire. Her podium technique is crisp and muscular, with just enough lyricism to keep things fluid, and there’s a certain imperious quality to her rhythmic manner that can’t help but impress a listener.”

“She managed the music’s flow with serene mastery.”

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