Susanna Mälkki is Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra beginning 2016 and Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic starting 2017. She continues to guest-conduct at the highest level, with 2019/20 appearances including return visits to the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland and Philadelphia Orchestra, the Boston and Chicago Symphony, the London Philharmonic and the London Symphony orchestras. Mälkki also debuts with the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestre de Paris, and Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo in this season.
She makes her debut at the Festival d’Aix en Provence in 2020, conducting the world premiere of Saariaho’s new opera “Innocence” and also returns this year to the Opéra national de Paris to conduct Boesmans’ “Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne”.
(Photo Credit: Chris Lee)