The Gulbenkian Orchestra has appointed a specialist in contemporary music, Susanna Mälkki (*1969), as Principal Guest Conductor for a three year period, beginning in July 2013. Susanna Mälkki’s first season as Principal Guest Conductor includes Luca Francesconi’s opera ‘Quartett’, in a fully staged production by Fura dels Baus – of which she conducted the world premiere at Teatro alla Scala, Milan in 2011. The Finnish conductor is about to conclude her tenure as Music Director of the Paris based Ensemble InterContemporain. She became the EIC’s Music Director in 2006.

The Gulbenkian Orchestra’s titular conductor is Lawrence Foster.

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