Upcoming events
    • 31 May 17 Tallinn
    • Estonian National Symphony Orchestra (ERSO)
      Sasha Mäkilä, conductor

      Väinö Raitio: The Swans Op. 15
      Jean Sibelius: Karelia Suite Op. 11
      Leevi Madetoja: Dance Vision Op. 11
      Leevi Madetoja: Symphony No. 1 Op. 29

    • 22 Jun 17 Sofia
    • Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra

      Sasha Mäkilä, conductor
      Seong-Jin Cho, piano

      Chopin: Piano concerto No. 2
      Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

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Latest News
  • Soloist change: Alexander Malofeyev will play Tchaikovsky’s 1st piano concerto

    Due to unforeseen circumstances Alexey Volodin had to cancel his appearance in Krasnoyarsk. Alexander Malofeyev has agreed to step in at a short notice and play Tchaikovsky’s popular 1st piano concerto, which will replace the planned Tchaikovsky’s 2nd piano concerto in the program.


  • Sasha Mäkilä invited in the jury of Prémio Jovens Músicos

    This year marks the 30th edition of Prémio Jovens Músicos, the national competition for young musicians in Portugal, and this time the disciplines include orchestral conducting for the very first time. Maestro Sasha Mäkilä will serve in the jury alongside maestros Jean Marc Burfin and Joana Carneiro, and the patron of the competition Mme Teresa […]


  • Summer festival season in Mikkeli, St. Petersburg and Pärnu

    This summer season maestro Mäkilä is returning to the Gergiev Festival Mikkeli to conduct a joint concert with St Michel Strings and the artists of the Mariinsky Theatre. In St. Petersburg he is starting a new collaboration with the Tchaikovsky Ballet and conducting five evenings of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake in the Alexandrinsky and Hermitage theatres. […]


  • Two debuts and more for spring 2016

    The spring concert season will see maestro Sasha Mäkilä conducting his debuts with the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra in February and with the Busan Philharmonic Orchestra in March. He will also return to the Pori Sinfonietta after nine years to perform with the latest Sibelius Violin Competition winner Christel Lee. With St Michel Strings chamber orchestra […]


  • Mariinsky Theatre debut on December 10 to be webcast live

    This fall maestro Sasha Mäkilä will conduct two debuts in Russia, with the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra on November 14 and 15, and with the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra on December 10. He has also been re-invited to conduct the Krasnoyarsk Symphony Orchestra after his successful 2014 debut. To honor the 150-year jubilee of […]