Susanna scores half-century

Happy birthday to Susanna Mälkki, 50 today and striding ahead with the Helsinki Philharmonic and the LA Phil.

One of the most underrated conductors around.

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  • conducting is art says:

    actually she s excellent and appreciated. you can’t be really good and surfing on the ‘i m a female conductor please invite me’ – wave which is just and only a new side of showbiz and making money. she is just good (for some music like Bruckner, Mahler, Tschaik still to prove).

  • Jonathan Grieves-Smith says:

    What gorgeous music-making

  • Bruce says:

    Mesmerizing performance. And a refreshing lack of histrionics.

  • MacroV says:

    I’m a fan from when she led Saariaho’s “L’Amour de Loin” at the MET last year. That was memorable.

  • Chris says:

    Susannah has had a certain success in modern music making, with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

  • kundry says:

    No pasa nada ! The correct Spanish meaning of it : “It does not matter” , as it is more and more nowadays with correct conductors and technically proficient orchestras. Time beating at its best.

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