Susanna Malkki conducts the New York Phiharmonic at Carnegie Hall. The Finn has been tipped to be the first woman music director of the orchestra founded in 1842. Photo: Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic via AP
Susanna Malkki conducts the New York Phiharmonic at Carnegie Hall. The Finn has been tipped to be the first woman music director of the orchestra founded in 1842. Photo: Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic via AP

A first woman as music director of New York Philharmonic? Susanna Malkki is tipped to succeed Jaap van Zweden at the leading orchestra

  • Susanna Malkki tipped to replace Jaap van Zweden at the New York orchestra after 2023/24 season, when he leaves that job and same role at Hong Kong Philharmonic
  • The orchestra’s chief executive says the Finnish conductor brings ‘an emotional as well as intellectual connection to the music that is really unique’

Topic |   Classical music
Susanna Malkki conducts the New York Phiharmonic at Carnegie Hall. The Finn has been tipped to be the first woman music director of the orchestra founded in 1842. Photo: Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic via AP
Susanna Malkki conducts the New York Phiharmonic at Carnegie Hall. The Finn has been tipped to be the first woman music director of the orchestra founded in 1842. Photo: Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic via AP
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